Computer Science/Robotics Teacher

Job Level
Academic position
Job Category
Teacher / Instructor
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Computer Science
  • Maker / Fabrication
Computer Science/Robotics Teacher
Posted 03/09/2016 10:21AM

Reports To: Science Department Chair

Summary: Saint Mary’s Hall seeks a full-time teacher for the following:

  • one section of AP Computer Science (Upper School)
  • one section of STEM support (Upper School—Fall)
  • one section of Introduction to Computer Science (Upper School—Spring)
  • one section of Introduction to Robotics (Middle School)
  • one section of Advanced Robotics (Middle School)
  • Robotics Clubs Sponsor (Middle and Upper School)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Math, Science, or Engineering with a programming background
  • Public or independent school teaching experience
  • Ability to generate and implement computer science/robotics curriculum for 6th – 12th grade
  • Ability to inspire students to think critically
  • Knowledge of the Java programming language or other object-oriented language
  • Familiarity with common robotics programs such as LEGO, Mindstorm, NXT, and VEX
  • Familiarity with iPhone and/or Android application development
  • Ability to conduct lab activities and assign engaging, project-based homework
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with the Advanced Placement Program

Job Description:

  • Maintain lab equipment (manage software, update software)
  • Encourage students to participate in competitive Robotics events locally and regionally and coach them at these events
  • Maintain assignments and grades for students on a weekly basis
  • Communicate with parents concerning student progress
  • Attend all required Science Department and Divisional meetings
  • Serve as Advisor for students in 6-8th grades
  • Participate in requested professional development activities
  • Attend Project CRISS training during New Teacher Orientation

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Work primarily in a traditional classroom setting
  • Work in a rigorous, and at times stressful, academic environment dealing with deadlines and a diverse array of contacts.
  • Must be able to lift 25-30 lbs.
  • Intricate motor skills required
  • Must be able to travel periodically throughout the academic year
  • Must be able to perform repetitious movements for extended periods of time, i.e. walking, standing, bending, and stooping
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions 

Interested candidates are invited to submit electronically a cover letter expressing the reasons for their interest in the position and a current résumé.

Brent Spicer and Sam Hamilton
Heads of Upper School & Middle School
Saint Mary’s Hall
9401 Starcrest Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78217