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Employment Opportunity

Engineering/Computing Teacher

GIRLS’ ACADEMY teachers should be creative self-starters who are committed to creating an environment in which our girls can become the empowered, accomplished young women they were meant to be. 

BOYS’ ACADEMY teachers should be creative self-starters who embrace and appreciate the energy of middle school boys, and who are committed to helping develop strong, scholarly young men of character and discipline.

DESCRIPTION 

Tech-Engineering faculty will challenge students to think critically and apply STEM skills and principles in the creation of innovative designs, technology, programs, or other solutions to complex problems. Faculty should have a passion for facilitating exploration of STEM fields, particularly design thinking, computational thinking and coding. Instruction should incorporate math standards when possible.

Specific Responsibilities

In collaboration with instructional team, faculty members will:

  • Develop and execute instructional plans to facilitate mastery of target standards related to:
    • algorithmic thinking and coding
    • engineering and design thinking
    • application of technology to creative design
  • Create a collaborative, experimental, and exciting learning environment
  • Differentiate instruction to support diverse learners and meet IEP and SST expectations
  • Ensure scholars are continuously engaged in meaningful work and activity
  • Assess scholar progress to drive strategic changes to curriculum and instruction
  • Implement school-wide behavior support process to create a positive learning environment
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Participate in an annual two-week summer orientation and training
  • Participate in grade-level activities, and school-wide functions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, certification, or evidence of high skill level in a STEM field
  • Evidence of strong working knowledge of a programming language
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing instructional plans
  • Familiarity with hardware and/or network systems
  • Passion for “tinkering” and exploring engineering design problems
  • Experience working with urban populations and with girls/boys in a developmental role

The Genesis Commitment to Faculty

Our faculty members are highly valued as primary facilitators of scholar excellence. We view faculty as professionals, fully capable of effective planning, instruction, and class management. Genesis commits to a collaborative process for developing individualized support and coaching plans. We prioritize respectful scholar-peer and scholar-faculty interaction in support of teaching and learning.