Annunciation Orthodox School (AOS) seeks an ambitious and engaging STEM Lab/Maker Space Teacher for a new position that will include developing a comprehensive engineering and technology program. Strong candidates will be energetic, organized, and passionate about technology and fabrication, while also being dedicated to developing students’ character. This position is perfect for someone looking for a creative opportunity and a chance to build a new program. AOS is a dynamic, collaborative work environment looking to add innovative ideas and approaches in the service of our students.

 

Annunciation Orthodox School, as part of its mission, celebrates the diverse characteristics and individual qualities of those that comprise our community. In alignment with our mission, we actively seek to hire candidates of all faiths, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.

 

Reports to:  Head of Middle School
Status:  Salaried/Exempt
Start Date:  August 5, 2020

 

Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM; additional time as needed for after-school meetings and professional development

 

Responsibilities:

  • Teach daily 5th-8th grade technology/engineering -based enrichment classes in the school’s brand new middle school STEM lab/maker space

  • Promote and coordinate cross-curricular opportunities in the maker space

  • Manage and coordinate the utilization of the maker space and its resources

  • Develop curriculum and collaborate with lower school maker space teacher to maintain vertical alignment across grades and divisions

  • Incorporate ISTE Standards for Students and Google Suite tools into the curriculum to increase student technical proficiency

  • Utilize appropriate instructional strategies, activities, and materials that reflect an understanding of various learning styles

  • Create lesson plans based on sound, research-based methods of instruction

  • Conduct an ongoing formal and informal assessment of student achievement

  • Implement classroom management techniques that align with the school’s culture

  • Establish and maintain open communication with parents and students through a variety of means, including face-to-face conversations, phone calls, emails, texts, and conferences

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other members of the school community

  • Attend annual grade-level class trip (typically three to four days) if needed

  • Participate in school events and community-service projects

  • Actively engage in a robust assortment of faculty professional development opportunities offered to AOS teachers

  • Fulfill other duties as requested

Qualifications:

  • Actions and values that align with the AOS Mission

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, educational technology, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum three years teaching experience with a technology emphasis; Middle school experience preferred

  • Experience using multiple pedagogical strategies to build and assess student skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of adolescent development

  • Knowledge of research-based practices for effective middle school instruction

Please provide the following information to this email address: resume@aoshouston.org

  • Cover letter tailored for this position

  • Resume

  • Contact information for at least three references

SUMMARY

Location:
Texas
Job Category:
Teacher / Instructor
Areas of Responsibility:
Maker / Fabrication
STEM / STEAM
Job Level:
Academic position
Job Sector:
Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)