Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
The position on the scale will be based on years of teaching experience and education.
4 Year Degree
Salary Range: $73,000 – $160,000. The position on the scale will be based on years of teaching experience and education. Actual salary will be prorated based on part-time status.
Dalton is a leader in progressive education with state-of-the-art facilities and an intentionally diverse community with teachers who are committed to building an inclusive and equitable school. Dalton recently completed the largest expansion project in its history, devoted to our holistic vision of collaborative learning. These new floors contain various facilities and workspaces, including a 4,000-square-foot Makerspace, a teaching kitchen, and classrooms for Computer Science.
For the 2023-24 school year, Dalton seeks a full-time computer science teacher focusing on facilitating an introductory computer course in Middle School with the additional opportunity to teach High School electives. Our program focuses on inspiring young people to explore exciting programming projects they care about. Dalton encourages its computer science teachers to integrate computational thinking in collaboration with other fields of study. This role will be expansive — there are regular opportunities for leadership both inside the department and through school-wide community activities.
- Teach Computer Science 0, our year-long 8th grade introductory computer science course.
- Teach High School electives and support students via courses and individual projects.
- Design innovative, engaging, and differentiated MS/HS curriculum for grades 4-12.
- Design exciting programs and opportunities that help expand the computer science program in the middle school.
- Collaborate regularly with colleagues to review and reimagine the K-12 Computer Science program.
- Advance Dalton's commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging through the integration of explicit curricular initiatives, and support the mission of The Dalton School and the Dalton Plan.
- Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science, Engineering, Design, or a related field preferred.
- Experience working with and supporting students of various ages/grades; Middle School experience prioritized.
- Demonstrated commitment to equitable and inclusive practices, with respect to pedagogy, curriculum, and/or community engagement.
- Open-mindedness, flexibility, and thoughtfulness about giving and receiving feedback.
- Eagerness to rethink and iterate on pedagogy and to develop new curricula in collaboration with colleagues.
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.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to the employment portal using the following link - https://www.dalton.org/employment-opportunities
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We appreciate your interest in employment at The Dalton School. We would like to note that the School has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, which requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.
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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.