Friends Seminary seeks an enthusiastic and innovative educator to lead educational programs in Computer Science, Engineering, and Design. The Upper School Computer Science, Engineering and Design teacher will be responsible for introductory and advanced courses in computer programming, physical computing, robotics, web design, app design, and more. This role also includes collaborating with teachers in other disciplines who wish to incorporate computing, coding, design thinking, or engineering into their curriculum. Additional responsibilities include leadership for relevant student clubs, organizational and creative support of the annual ‘Maker Day’ event, and participation in the ongoing growth and development of STEM programs school wide. Most faculty also serve as Advisor to a small group of US students.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee the Upper School Computer Science, Engineering, and Design curriculum

  • Teach required and elective computer science and/or engineering classes

  • Work with LS and MS Computer Science and Technology teachers to coordinate, implement, and evaluate technology and computer science curriculum across three divisions

  • Serve as an advisor to a small group of US students

  • Work collaboratively with other Computer Science, Engineering, and Design teachers to manage and support the School’s evolving program spaces

 

Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for working with Upper School students

  • Sense of humor

  • Patient, flexible demeanor

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently

  • Experience using educational technologies in a classroom environment

  • Experience collaborating with faculty and team-teaching

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Dedicated to creating safe, respectful, and dynamic digital learning environments

  • Commitment to anti-bias and equity work; understands culturally responsive pedagogy and the social justice dimensions of education

 

 

Required Education

Bachelors Degree, Masters highly preferred

 

Required Documents

Interested candidates must submit a completed Friends Seminary Employment Application, a Cover Letter, Resume, Statement of Educational Philosophy, and contact information for three references to techjobs@friendsseminary.org.

When submitting required documents, kindly reference in the subject line: your first and last name, the position you are applying for and where you heard about the position. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application online. Kindly submit your information only once per school year. No phone calls, please.

Friends Seminary actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the school community.

SUMMARY

Organization: Friends Seminary
Location:
New York
Job Category:
Teacher / Instructor
Areas of Responsibility:
Computer Science
Engineering
Innovation / Design
Job Level:
Academic position
Job Sector:
Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)