Middle School Computer Science Teacher

Stratford Schools San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 7 months ago

The Computer Science Teacher is responsible for the student engagement and campus leadership around the computer science curriculum program at Stratford School. This person must be professionally prepared to teach computer science to our students and support the computer science curriculum along with the ongoing education technology integration throughout the school. Additionally, the teacher agrees to uphold the high expectations of student engagement, success around 21st Century Learning outcomes and high academic standards of Stratford School.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Planning, supervising, and implementing the Computer Science curriculum in accordance with Stratford School standards policies, and procedures.

  • Proficient use of the various technology tools supporting the Stratford School Computer Science curriculum, around critical and computational thinking along with digital citizenship and technology literacy goals on our student outcomes.

  • Collaborate with the grade level teachers to plan and integrate the Core Knowledge curriculum, when possible and appropriate, with computer science projects.

  • Maintain a lead role at the campus around procurement, maintenance, and inventory of the technology equipment and tools in coordination with the Stratford Technology team and the campus principal.

  • Monitor, document, and assess student progress. Maintain close communication with the principal and parents regarding student issues, and conferencing as deemed necessary.

  • Submit weekly lesson plans and updates to the principal on status around the computer science programs.

  • Represent Stratford as the campus point person/ambassador of technology integration and computer science at their school site.

  • Participation in all school events and other special events include; Back-to-School Night, Open House, Stratford School's Annual Family Picnic, in-house training programs and Staff Meetings.

  • Establish positive guidance techniques rather than negative methods to correct and influence student behavior.

  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the principal, including morning arrival and departure procedures.

  • Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity, making effective use of time schedules and not requiring constant reminders to complete tasks.

  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.

  • Demonstrate patience and self-control in dealing with students and staff.

  • Display energy and enthusiasm, maintaining evident interest in the job.

  • Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.

  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.

  • Appropriately dressed, well groomed, and neat.

Competencies:

Professionalism

Strong customer service skills, both external and internal

Cooperative

Builds interpersonal relationships

Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers

Punctual and reliable

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Flexibility

Skills/Knowledge/Education:

Prior to being hired, a teacher shall have a BA or BS degree from an accredited or approved college or university. A transcript and/or copy of the degree from the approved university/college must verify the coursework, or a current and valid teaching credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Prior work experience in a classroom setting preferred.

Technical Skills/Experience

Understanding of Computer Literacy and Digital Citizenship skills

Knowledge of CSTA and other academic technology standards a plus

Able to troubleshoot to solve minor computer and connectivity issues

Proficient in Word, Excel and PPT

Prior programming experience a plus

Experience using and teaching with educational software

Experience with a variety of technology in the classroom such as computers (PC and Mac), digital projectors, document cameras, Interactive Whiteboards, and student devices

Physical Requirements:

Position requires a high level of energy with the ability to move from a sitting to standing position frequently. Must be able to frequently bend, stoop, and perform extensive walking. Be able to move quickly from one place to another to ensure safety. Can lift up to 50 pounds and is able to work indoors and outdoors. Must be able to push and maneuver a computer cart loaded with computers and other essential materials weighing between 250-400 lbs. Must be able to supervise students by sight and sound.


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