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Schechter Westchester seeks an experienced computer science/makerspace education instructor to join the High School STEAM teaching staff. This person will be responsible for teaching introductory and advanced Computer Science. Additionally, the instructor will play a prominent role in our four-year Engineering and Entrepreneurship (E2) program, based in a well-equipped makerspace, in which high school students work in teams to brand and publicize companies, design and prototype electronic product ideas, and prepare investor pitches. This educator will work collaboratively to ignite the natural curiosity of our students and give them tools to innovate, create, and cooperate to solve real-world problems through coding, modeling, and fabrication.

Skill Sets:

We do not require the educator to have all of the below skills at the outset.

We do expect that the instructor will be fearless and excited about learning them over time.

Computer Skills:

  • Java, Python, Arduino

  • Block programming platforms such as AppInventor, Scratch, Snap, or Lego Mindstorms

  • Internet of Things, Website development

  • PHP and Databases

  • Computer science pedagogy

Making Skills:

  • Enthusiasm for Maker culture

  • Knowledge of basic electronics

  • Physical computing with Arduino and Raspberry pi

  • 3D printing / CNC routing and CAD software

The ideal candidate will have at least three years of teaching experience at the secondary level and demonstrate exceptional skills in pedagogy, oral and written communication, and building strong connections with students.

 To apply follow this link: https://schechterwestchester.applytojob.com/apply/H9w1feDo0M/High-School-Computer-ScienceMakerspace-Education-Instructor?source=NYSAIS

SUMMARY

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