The Dalton School seeks a full-time Middle School Math Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The ideal candidate enjoys inquiry and insights from a broad range of math learners and is familiar with curricular innovations to enhance math learning beyond traditional methods. Fluency in Algebra 1 and 2 content is required, as the seventh grade curriculum builds on the pre-Algebra from the sixth grade, and eighth grade curriculum ends with Algebra 2 content. Curricular content in grade 7 includes: linear equations, exponents, radicals, polynomials, Cartesian plane geometry, systems of equations and matrices. Curricular content in grade 8 includes: solving first degree and linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomials, factoring, solving simultaneous equations, working with functions, and simplifying rational and irrational expressions.
Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about progressive mathematics education, collaborative learning experiences and differentiation. The Dalton School is committed to integrating elements of STEAM and transdisciplinary teaching and learning into its programs. We seek teachers who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to design curriculum that addresses the whole child and to improve pedagogy. Masters degree in education or Mathematics strongly preferred, in addition to experience teaching similar math content.
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About The Dalton School
The Dalton School is an independent, co-educational day school (K-12), founded in 1919 by the renowned progressive educator Helen Parkhurst. Parkhurst’s visionary Dalton Plan remains the keystone of the school’s progressive educational philosophy and is now the model for over 200 Dalton schools in other parts of the world.
The Dalton School is the innovative leader in developing creative problem solvers who identify issues, grapple with possibilities, and design solutions to global challenges from multiple perspectives.
Dalton is recognized for its rigorous, innovative educational curriculum and offers its 1,300 students a breadth of stimulating and challenging programs taught by our dedicated faculty. Our high academic standards are complemented by an exemplary performing and fine arts curriculum – taught by faculty who are professionals in their fields – and a full range of athletic teams and extra-curricular activities.
The Dalton School actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring.