The Dalton School, a progressive independent K-12 coeducational school in Manhattan, seeks a Science Lab Tech for the 2019-2020 school year. This position pays hourly (with a maximum of 19 hours/week), with a set weekly schedule during the school day (8am-3pm). The new staff member will be part of a team that supports student laboratory investigations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with grade 4-12 science teachers to prepare and clean up laboratory investigations.
Help coordinate 9th grade research projects including assisting students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, using equipment and materials, etc.
Set-up, organize and maintain the biology and chemistry prep rooms, and common classroom materials.
Order and manage equipment and materials.
Maintain and submit expense reports.
Maintain appropriate safety and hygiene standards
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-administered programs.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to the employment portal using the following link - www.dalton.org/employment
An affinity for working with middle and high school aged students
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.