The Dalton School seeks a part-time (.2) Middle School Percussion/General Music teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.
Classroom responsibilities include: teaching 4th grade General Music, with an emphasis on cultivating rhythmic literacy through instrument-playing, reading, and movement activities. Candidates should be proficient with a high-performance level on non-pitched and keyboard percussion instruments, and be familiar with both Western and non-Western percussion traditions.
The Dalton School actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs, and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, physical disability or sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school
Applicants should have experience teaching pre-adolescents and be passionate and knowledgeable about progressive education. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about working collaboratively to design curriculum that addresses the whole child. A Bachelor’s degree in music or education is required; Orff or Dalcronze training, and a Master’s degree, are preferred.
Internal Number: 1018
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.