St. Martin’s Episcopal School is currently seeking an Upper and Middle School Computer Science and Innovation + Design teacher who is collaborative, agile, and excited by the opportunity to leverage student interests, explore new technologies, and learn alongside students to design authentic and meaningful learning experiences.
As part of the Innovation + Design team as well as the Science Department and Upper School advisory
program, this position reports to the Director of Learning Innovation + Design and the Upper School Division Heads.
This position will be for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
Teaching assignments will include, but may not be limited to, teaching courses in AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles as well as Middle School Code.org Discoveries and Website Design.
Teaching in The Gibbs Family Center for Innovation + Design involves collaboration with I+D team members to guide students in safe and responsible use of technologies and software specific to the wood shop, production studio, and digital lab.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following capacities:
extensive conceptual knowledge of computer science
commitment to continuing professional development
proficiency with multi-media equipment and basic software applications
proficiency in Java programming language
strong communication skills both in small teams and large groups
participation in off-campus learning opportunities including community educational outreach, field trips, and extracurricular student activities
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, teaching and learning, or five years of equivalent experience in an information technology field.
Additional requirements are as follows:
Experience with Windows 10 and Mac OS X as well as the ability to learn specialized software applications.
Personal qualities that include projection of an empathetic, positive, and knowledgeable image to all segments of school constituency.
Effective organizational and interpersonal skills to handle multiple priorities.
A willingness to learn about and explore:
Raspberry Pi and/ or Linux operating systems
multimedia production including video and audio recording and post-production editing
makerspace tools including but not limited to 3-D printing, woodworking tools, laser cutters, CNC routers, and soldering.
If you are interested in applying for this position please email a letter of interest and resume to Angela Day at [email protected]
St. Martin’s is actively working to create a diverse work community.
Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
St. Martin’s School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
St. Martin’s does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
About St. Martin's Episcopal School
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a co-educational, independent school located in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The school has an ongoing commitment to provide a superior college preparatory education to all our students from 12 months through 12th grade. Accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS), and approved by the Louisiana State Department of the Education, St. Martin’s curriculum is rigorous, with Advanced Placement and honors programs in most Upper School disciplines.
St. Martin’s combines an emphasis on academics with individual attention and a nurturing environment in a warm, supportive family atmosphere. Founded in 1947 under the auspices of the Episcopal Church, the school stresses the importance of service and values. St. Martin's students develop a sense of responsibility, a respect for diversity, an appreciation for learning and a healthy self-image.