The Browning School is a K-12 boys school located on 62nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York. Founded by scholar and teacher John A. Browning, The Browning School has been a leader in fostering the intellectual and personal growth of boys and young men since 1888. Serving roughly 400 students in kindergarten through grade 12, Browning strives to combine the best of a traditional prep school environment and curriculum with imaginative teaching and a strong value system – all in a single-sex setting – to foster growth of courageous and compassionate men of intellect and integrity who aspire to contribute meaningfully to our world.
OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT AND JOB DESCRIPTION The Browning School seeks a Lower and Middle School Computer Science and Engineering Teacher that will help facilitate innovation at Browning. This person will be responsible for teaching Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) classes Grades 2-7. Other topics in CSE classes may include digital citizenship, video production, desktop publishing, and information literacy. The ideal candidate will also help Lower and Middle School faculty integrate technology into their courses. We are seeking a candidate that is a highly creative thinker that can act as a technology leader at Browning. The Computer Science and Engineering Teacher reports to the Director of Program Innovation and the Computer Science and Engineering Department Chair.
Teach Computer Science and Engineering courses (50% teaching load). We will provide extensive professional development for teaching CS and Engineering.
Facilitate a classroom and curriculum focused on STEM and specifically Robotics
Assess current technologies and help create innovative program decisions.
Collaborate with Faculty and Administrators to integrate technology into their curriculum.
Provide leadership on the technology committee.
Student and Teacher Support
Provide faculty, students and staff with guidance using educational technology.
Deploy and develop a 1:1 iPad (LS) and Chromebook (MS)program.
Desired Skills and Interests
Excited to learn and teach coding and engineering to elementary and middle school students; professional development in pedagogy provided along with support for CSE courses.
Passionate about encouraging young people to take on complex and challenging ideas and practices and helping them build a portfolio of work.
Lego EV3 experience, or a desire to learn more about EV3 and coach First Lego League.
Views technology education as an interdisciplinary liberal arts project enriched by a deepening understanding of ethics, identity and creativity.
Demonstrated ability to innovate and problem solve.
Experience troubleshooting basic hardware and software issues relevant to the classroom, and STEM education
Excellent collaboration and communication skills
The Browning School seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis.
Please send a cover letter, resume and statement of educational philosophy to Aaron Grill, Director of Program Innovation, at [email protected]
About The Browning School
The Browning School fosters growth of courageous and compassionate men of intellect and integrity who aspire to contribute meaningfully to our world. The Browning gentleman develops amid a community that upholds our core values: honesty, dignity, curiosity and purpose. We speak the truth, act with integrity and take responsibility for our actions. We honor and celebrate the dignity of all people and support the power of a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community. We encourage and celebrate open-minded inquiry about our world and the perspectives of those around us. We believe that education encourages exploration and discovery in pursuit of meaning and enduring fulfillment.
The Browning School strives to create a diverse community in which all members are safe, respected, and valued. We believe that in actively promoting a diverse learning environment, we are fostering intellectual, social, and emotional growth for all. Recognizing and pursuing diversity, however, are not enough; we seek to transcend mere tolerance of difference and aspire to a celebration of the varied appearances, abilities, perspectives, and values that characterize our community.