Director of STEM

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility

Bullis School seeks an innovative, energetic, and dedicated candidate for the role of Director of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 located in Potomac, MD that provides a student-centered balanced experience in academics, the arts, athletics, and community service. Bullis uniquely prepares every student to become caring global citizens and creative, critical thinkers who will thrive in tomorrow's world. To learn more about Bullis School please click here.

The Director of STEM develops and facilitates the integration of STEM education and best practices into the Bullis Signature STEM program. The Director is a facilitator and driver of the school’s mission to fully implement 21st century knowledge, skill-based and customized programs for each student in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The position works collaboratively with K-12 faculty and staff to plan, organize, direct, and implement STEM curriculum. This includes organizing all educational services, training activities and instructional resources necessary to improve student outcomes and instill curiosity and interest in STEM learning. The Director is responsible for teaching up to 3 classes per academic year and creating partnerships within the community to enhance professional development, research, and secure funding sources to continually enhance the STEM program.

The Director of STEM oversees the administration of the Innovation and Technology Lab (BITLab), including supervision of the BITLab Coordinator, purchasing, and financial management. The BITLab is a campus hub for STEM activity and is the maker-space for robotics and high-tech design. This space is the home for 3-D and resin printers, vinyl and laser cutters, sewing machines, and work stations.

The ideal candidate will have experience planning student-centered, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams and leading students in inquiry-based learning. The candidate will value interdisciplinary thinking and can expertly guide our students as they develop a deeper understanding of our interconnected world through the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Qualified candidates should possess following education & experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)

  • Master’s Degree (preferred)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

  • Experience directing a STEM program, preferably for grades K-12

  • Demonstrated leadership, flexibility and creativity in decision-making and program development

  • Knowledge of curriculum standards and applications in the subject areas for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

  • Expertise in the implementation of authentic learning processes, design thinking and best practices across the curriculum

  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships

  • Skill in implementing effective professional development activities

  • Prioritize and execute a wide range of projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently, assume responsibility, and take initiative in carrying out assignments

  • Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing

  • Teaching certificates are not required

Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.