Computer Science, Coding and Computational Thinking Teacher at the Hawken School
Hawken School -- Upper School
THE POSITION: Hawken School is seeking a full-time upper school Computer Science, Coding, and Computational Thinking teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. One of Hawken’s principles, to appreciate difference and individuality, is at the forefront in our search and we are keenly interested in candidates with a proven commitment to engaging in and promoting a diverse, multicultural community.
The essential duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Teach 3 or 4 classes of Computer Science, which may include sections of 9th - 12th grade robotics and other Fab Lab type activities
Collaborate with faculty across all departments to integrate computer science and coding into curricula
Partner closely with the Director of Maker Spaces and Director of Technology in advancing Hawken’s use of computing technologies Coach or lead significant co-curricular activities within the Upper School as well as in national scale competitions such as science fairs and robotics competitions
Serve as an advisor, overseeing the academic and social growth of advisees
Perform other non-teaching duties as assigned by the Assistant Head or Head of School
QUALIFICATIONS: Hawken School seeks a dynamic and innovative individual committed to teaching the total child.
Physics/Engineering Instructor at SCGSSM
S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM)
As part of our expanding Accelerate engineering program for motivated high school students, we are seeking an exceptional Physics and/or engineering instructor, expected to start by August 2017. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, in physics or engineering, and a love of teaching. Desired qualifications include a strong content background in physics and/or engineering, experience teaching physics/engineering at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students. Candidates familiar with teaching distance education (virtual) courses, as well as candidates with prior engineering or science experience, are particularly encouraged to apply. General academic advising, and occasional evening/weekend commitments are a regular part of faculty responsibilities.
Accelerate is being offered by GSSM to cultivate the next generation of creative engineers and technical leaders, providing motivated high school students from across South Carolina an innovative and accelerated path toward college engineering degrees. The instructor selected for the teaching position will work with other Accelerate faculty to implement an integrated engineering curriculum that is taught virtually to high school students throughout South Carolina. In particular, this instructor will be responsible for developing and teaching college level, calculus-based Physics I and II and associated labs and/or pre-engineering and general engineering classes. These courses are taught concurrently and integrated with math and English courses. For more information, please visit www.scgssm.org.
This is a full-time (10-month) teaching position, with benefits available. A public school teaching certificate is not required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience, and unique capabilities.
Please apply electronically. Preferably in one pdf file, forward a cover letter, resume, and teaching statement, along with the GSSM application available at www.scgssm.org/employment . All positions are open until filled.
Forward all materials to email address:
Please include the phrase “Accelerate Physics” in the subject line.
The S.C. GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.