Division: Middle and Upper School
Supervisor: Director of Curriculum and Innovation
Employee Classification: Exempt/Non Exempt (determined by exemption tests)
The Engineering teacher plans, instructs and assesses student work in the Engineering program at TVT, which includes teaching courses in general science, technology and/or Computer Science as well as working individually with KIDUM Fellows as they pursue their diploma of distinction. The Engineering Teacher regularly coordinates with science and mathematics teachers in all three divisions for purposes of curriculum development and assessment. Due to the unique nature of the students in the Engineering program, the teacher must also regularly differentiate and individualize instruction.
Engineering courses meet during the regular school day in a single academic period like all other academic classes. There will also be responsibilities for Afterschool AI programs in the 3:30-4:30 period. The schedule will be determined by the Supervisor.
Essential Job Functions:
- plan and prepare appropriate, individualized learning experiences for Engineering students and KIDUM Fellows.
- provide appropriate instruction to Engineering students and KIDUM Fellows based on their personal needs.
- differentiate instruction based on student’s unique needs.
- use an assortment of appropriate assessment tools and methods to measure student performance.
- collaborate with the Director of Curriculum and Innovation to ensure the highest level of instruction.
- meet regularly with science and mathematics teachers in LS, MS and US to ensure effectiveness of curriculum planning.
- meaningfully integrate technology to enhance instruction.
- establish and communicate clear learning objectives for all activities.
- prepare the classroom for effective instruction.
- instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
- manage student behavior in the classroom by creating a culture of learning in the classroom.
- maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
- communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
- engage in professional development to maintain the highest level of professional capacity.
- Other duties as assigned
- Master’s degree or doctorate in Engineering, Physics, Product Design or allied field from an accredited institution
- relevant experience working with a variety of students of different ages and abilities
- passionate commitment to learning, differentiation and individualizing instruction
- knowledge of relevant technologies
Ability to maintain confidential and positive working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, school and community organizations vendors and the general public.
*** Salary commensurate with experience ***