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  • Middle School Computer Science Teacher (part-time)

    Wilmington Friends School, a preschool to 12 Quaker, college preparatory, day school located in Wilmington, Delaware and enrolling 700 students, seeks a part-time middle school computer science teacher for the fall of 2021. This position involves teaching sixth and eighth-grade computer science. The position may also include coaching the division’s First Lego League (Robotics) team. A highly qualified candidate is one who...
     
    Understands the developmental needs of the early adolescent and adolescent child;     
    Will bring imagination, a positive attitude, and energy to work with students of wide-ranging experiences and abilities with computer science;
    Is aware of and can use effectively a wide-range of techniques and methods in the classroom which stimulate students and which respond to different learning styles;
    Is familiar with current national standards for and best practices in the teaching of computer science (CSTA) and technology (ISTE);
    Is enthusiastic about working in a department that oversees the scope and sequence and the developmental appropriateness of computer science and technology instruction and experiences from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade;
    Is committed to planning and teaching interdisciplinary units in cooperation with other faculty;
    Has experience teaching or can learn to teach applications and concepts including, but not limited to:
    Programming/Computational thinking concepts (Scratch, Micro:Bit, Lego Mindstorms, Python/Idle, etc.)
    Data analysis, data abstraction, algorithmic thinking and computational problem-solving
    HTML
    STEM and project-based learning
    Multi-media production (iMovie, Garageband, Photoshop, etc.)
    Social media
    Has an excellent command of the Macintosh computer environment and OS X;
    Has experience teaching Internet use, searching, and safety; 
    Has experience with website design;
    Will contribute in other significant ways to the Wilmington Friends School community (e.g. coach a sport, help with drama productions, run professional development workshops, sponsor an activity, etc.);
    Is aware of and can use effectively a wide-range of techniques and methods in the classroom which stimulate students and which respond to different learning styles;
    Seeks to serve on a faculty that in division-level groups and through committee work contributes significantly to school governance.
     
    We are particularly interested in hearing from qualified candidates who want to work in a school that emphasizes community-building, the value of diversity, the full development of each individual, and service to others.
     
    If interested, please send your resume to Jonathan Huxtable, Head of Middle School (jhuxtable@wilmingtonfriends.org). The application deadline is Friday, June 4, 2021.
    We will invite, for interviews and demonstration teaching on campus, those candidates whose interests and experiences best fit our needs.  We are particularly interested in hearing from qualified candidates who want to work in a school that emphasizes the full development of each individual, the value of diversity, and service to others.
     
     
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