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Upper School Computer Science Teacher and Educational Technology Support

  • 12 Apr 2019 3:20 PM
    Message # 7280129

    Reports To:  Head of School and Head of Upper School

    Position Type:  Full-Time, Faculty, Exempt

    Established in 1920, Bentley School is a K-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two beautiful campuses in Oakland (K-8) and Lafayette (9-12), California enrolling 700 students. Bentley School is an inclusive community sharing a vision of academic achievement, balance, and the cultivation of character.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

           Teaching 2 sections of Computer Science (Introductory and AP principles)

           Attending regular weekly Math department meetings;

           Providing Educational Technology Support for the Upper School

           Participating in various aspects of student life at Bentley such as advising clubs, coaching, or working with student organizations.

    Qualifications

         Degree in Computer Science and/or a related field that requires significant coursework in each discipline

         Experience teaching Computer Science

         Experience working with teachers as they implement technology in their classrooms

         Experience in an interdisciplinary environment with an emphasis on group collaboration and use of technology

         Ability and willingness to work with students in large and small group settings using multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students

         Desire to continually examine one’s practice with the goal to improve student learning

         Commitment to issues of diversity, leadership, inclusion, and equity. Candidates who reflect the broad range of diversity of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply.

    Preferred Qualifications:

           An advanced degree in Computer Science and/or a related field that requires significant coursework

           A passion for working with young people

         A desire to collaborate in a dynamic community of teachers

         Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills

         Experience in working with high school or college age students in an academic setting

         Experience in innovative course design, planning, implementation, and assessment

         Flexibility and a sense of humor

    Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. The School offers competitive compensation and benefits.

    How to Apply

    Please send a letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses both your approach to working with students and how you approach your classroom practice.  A list with the names and contact information of three (3) references should also be included. Materials may be sent to pjordan@bentleyschool.org.  Include “Computer Science” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

     


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