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JOB TITLE: Upper School Computer Science Teacher, Full time
REPORTS TO: Upper School Entrepreneurship, Engineering, and Computer Science Department Chair
JOB STATUS: FLSA Status: Exempt
The Athenian School is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school that serves students in grades 6 – 12, from throughout the East Bay, California, the US and the world. Since our founding, we have been dedicated to educating students through experiential, collaborative and interdisciplinary learning. We foster critical thinking and value reasoned discourse, mutual respect, and social justice. Please read through our site to learn more about our community. We look forward to meeting you as you consider Athenian!
The Athenian School seeks a full-time computer science teacher to teach a total of four year long sections in three subject areas. During the 2022-2023 school year, those subjects will likely include Computational Thinking, Computer Science (AP), Data Structures (H), and Algorithms (H).
Successful candidates will have demonstrated the desire to, and capabilities for, collaboratively generating curriculum and classroom practices that help students develop computational habits of mind and learn the specific skills necessary to express and apply them. Such candidates will also be drawn to meaningfully contribute to finding ways to express Athenian’s Pillars in our classrooms: Internationalism, Democracy, Environmentalism, Adventure, Leadership, Service.
In addition to instruction, teachers at Athenian are expected to participate in community life through a variety of programs, events, and opportunities.
We seek candidates that have experience teaching high school computer science, solid classroom management skills, and are capable of teaching any subject from Computational Thinking through Algorithms. Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree or more in Computer Science or a related field.
The ability to teach Data Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Social Justice & Technology, Technology and Environmental Impacts, as well as other emerging and interdisciplinary subjects would be a plus.
In addition to these responsibilities, faculty have the chance to apply for and serve as part of our residential life team which would include dormitory housing. Faculty also have the opportunity to coach a sport for a supplemental stipend.
BENEFITS, COMPENSATION, PROFESSIONAL GROWTH & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Athenian provides excellent benefits and salaries are competitive and commensurate with work experience and education. Community members enjoy meals on campus and use of athletics facilities, including a pool, gym and fitness center.
All employees participate in school wide professional development, and have the opportunity to pursue a range of additional professional growth opportunities. These include, but are not limited to, funded participation in professional conferences and continuing education opportunities. Athenian provides needed training for CPR/AED certification.
All employees are expected to attend all-school functions relevant to their role and to participate in supporting the student experience with other school duties as requested by their direct supervisor.
NON DISCRIMINATION COMMITMENT
The Athenian School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to basing judgments concerning the employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities. The School is firmly committed to equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and applicants in all areas of employment. The School does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic characteristic or genetic information,
physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
To apply, please visit the Athenian Career web page — https://www.athenian.org/about/get-involved/careers. Please send a letter of interest, current resume, and three references. Please also include the particular source through which you learned about this position: website, referral organization, etc.