Founded in 1999 Williamsburg Northside Schools is private, independent school located in the culturally dynamic and diverse Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today WNS offers two distinct programs in neighboring locations serving students nursery through fifth grade.
Starting in September 2018 Northside is expanding. A new middle school beginning with fifth and sixth grades is opening and ultimately expanding through to the eighth grade by 2020.
Williamsburg Northside operates under the MetSchools umbrella, a network of private schools in New York City.
WNS is seeking a part-time computer science teacher for grades 5 and 6 committed to inquiry, rigor and student collaboration. As a founding member of the middle school team this position requires interest in curriculum development and working collaboratively.
Teach fifth and sixth grade computer programming utilizing best practices.
Collaborate across subject areas.
Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty
Advise a group of 10-12 students
Advise or assist with a club or activity
Attend at community events throughout the school year
Participate in ongoing professional development
Experience teaching programming, preferably in a middle school or upper elementary setting
Familiarity teaching programs such as Scratch, Finch Robot, Python and Java
Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
B.A. in a computer science content area preferred.
Familiarity and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration