Part-Time Upper School Computer Science Teacher

4.1 Part-time 2 hours ago Full Job Description Maimonides School, a Modern Orthodox day school in Brookline, MA, seeks an energetic and experienced part-time computer science teacher to teach 9th and 10th grade elective courses for the 2021-22 academic year. The school is looking for a dynamic, creative teacher with demonstrated enthusiasm for developing learners academic and critical thinking skills while nurturing their social, emotional, and spiritual growth; interest and experience in curriculum development; and a commitment to innovative pedagogy. We are looking for a candidate who understands and addresses the diverse learning styles of children, works collegially as a team member, can demonstrate a student-centered pedagogical approach, and communicates effectively with students, parents and colleagues. The successful candidate will be eager to grow in the position and develop professionally, as the program has the potential to expand.Responsibilities will include teaching computer science three times per week to students in grades 9 and 10 who elect this course above and beyond their core curriculum. Maimonides commitment to our families requires significant written and oral communication about student work and progress. Our commitment to our students often requires individualized attention outside of the classroom. A total of 15 hours/week on campus is an expectation (50% FTE).Qualifications: Candidates should have a minimum of two years computer science teaching experience and a commitment to work as part of a collaborative team that prepares students with the skills, critical thinking abilities, and content knowledge to succeed as they develop as learners and progress toward graduation from high school. Ability to integrate programming with STEM applications or background in STEM is a plus. A Masters degree is preferred. Physical Requirements: The employee is required to sit, talk, hear, and visually interact with staff, students, parents, and visitors. Daily desk work includes telephone and computer time; both close and distance vision is required. Frequent walking both inside campus buildings and outdoors throughout campus; navigation of stairs as a part of daily routines; and the ability to lift up to 30 lbs. when necessary.Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with years of experience and highest degree. Maimonides School is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Maimonides does not discriminate based on disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws.Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@maimonides.org with Computer Science in the subject line.

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