Computer Science Teacher (Ct)

Excellence Community Schools Stamford , CT 06902

Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Who We Are
  • Excellence Community Schools (ECS) is a Charter Management Organization
    (CMO) supporting schools in the Bronx, NY and Stamford, CT. Our programs are based on a proven, nationally recognized model, which originated in our flagship school, the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School.
  • Our Mission and Vision
  • Our schools prepare young scholars to compete for admission to and succeed in top public, private, and parochial high schools by cultivating their intellectual, artistic, social, emotional, and ethical development. We accomplish this by offering a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum, which at the earliest of grades has an eye towards college preparation. To achieve this, our schools create a supportive and caring environment that at all times has high expectations of all students. We offer a differentiated, project-based learning environment that seeks to develop high-level analytic and critical thinking skills in all of our students. Our engaging and rigorous approach to educating our scholars is implemented by a collaborative team of teachers.

    Who You Are

    Teach Computer Science class for grades K-7

  • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement
  • Desire to plan product architecture and roadmap
  • Work alongside ECS staff and teaching team to best meet the needs and learning
  • of students.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Help build software programs to improve student learning.
  • Work on software programs to assist staff and faculty.
  • Assist students outside of class as necessary.
  • Serve as a project manager for students during project Development.
  • Develop and maintain genuine, positive and consistent communication with parents.
  • Building a classroom culture that promotes active learning and computer science.
  • Learn a new programming language or skill every quarter as part of professional development.
  • Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    Connecticut Teaching Certification for Elementary endorsement
  • (#013) for grades K-6 required.

    Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies with limited guidance.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, & JavaScript.
  • Excellent understanding of JavaScript Frameworks and libraries along with their related tooling (ex:
  • React, Redux, Webpack, and ES6).
  • Experience working on front and backend applications.
  • Proven track record of high achievement in the classroom.
  • Evidence of self-governance
  • and willingness to be a team player.
  • Experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript, or Go.
    • Modern Web Framework experience ( Vue, Angular, Ember).

    - Experience in iOS and Android development.
    - Strong mathematical background with strong knowledge in at least one of the following fields: statistics, data mining, machine learning, statistics, operations research, econometrics, natural language processing.
    - Hands-on work experience working on development projects run using an Agile methodology, familiarity with DevOps

    practices.
    - Proficient in the big data ecosystem programming languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, Java, Scala).
    - Prior teaching experience.

    Knowledge of an MVC framework such as Ruby on Rails a plus.

    Must provide portfolio site for consideration.

    Provide sample lesson.Be prepared for a coding challenge.

    • Must be FULLY VACCINATED

    Benefits

    Compensation

    • Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
    • Health, dental, and vision benefits, 403b available
    • Performance-based compensation for staff
  • To learn more about our schools, please visit www.excellencecommunityschools.organd www.stamfordexcellence.org.
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