The Computer Science Department is responsible for the computer science education of students in grades K through twelve. Computer science classes are taught in the schools' computer labs; at other times the labs are open for use by students, faculty, and staff. The computer labs contain Apple computers that are managed by department members for curricular needs.
Develop curriculum for and teach computer science classes across divisions as required.
Working collaboratively with classroom teachers and working together with other members of the Computer Science Department to develop and maintain a cohesive curriculum sequence from grades K-12;Â advocating for computer science education in K-12.Â
Passionate about the difference between mastery of devices and in-depth knowledge about computers and computing.
Serve as a high school advisor.
Full-time teachers are expected to work a 40-hour week and the required number of days as stipulated in the Faculty Association contract.Â
All teachers are expected to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/21.
Strong knowledge of course subject matter required.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies required.
Develop curricula, lesson plans, and assessment tools required.
Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Decision-making skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Computational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills required.
Work independently and as part of a team required.
Manage stressful situations required.
Maintain confidentiality required.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Education:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Bachelorâ™s degree in computer science, educational computing or related field required.
Master's degree preferred.
Coursework or degree that reflects multicultural content preferred.Â
Experience:Â Â Â Â
At least two years of teaching experience.
At least two years of experience teaching computer science in a K-12 environment.
Working knowledge developing curriculum preferred.
Background working with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language, and nationality.Â
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:Â
Move in and around the classroom/building to interact with students, faculty, staff, parents, and other members of the community.
Move class-related equipment/tools, as appropriate, around school property.
When appropriate, escort children from one classroom to another, in and out of the building during arrival and dismissal, and in an emergency situation.
Demonstrate lessons, when appropriate.
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