Upper School Computer Science teacher and Technology Integrationist
Convent of the Sacred Heart
February 2, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Faculty
Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria", these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community
Upper School Computer Science teacher and Technology Integrationist Start Date: late August 2018
The Upper School is recruiting a full-time Computer Science teacher and Technology Integrationist, starting late August 2018. Sacred Heart teachers are passionate educators who inspire students to reach their full potential. The Computer Science teacher and Technology Integrationist will be responsible for supporting teachers with integrating technology into the classroom environment as well as teaching courses including: Introduction to Computer Science, Programming, and AP Computer Science A.
The teacher will report to the Head of the Upper School, and join a highly collaborative, innovative, and experienced faculty. Specific responsibilities for this position include the following:
Teach 3 to 4 classes
Provide academic support for students outside of class time (answering homework questions, consulting with them about their writing, and the like), as needed;
Collaborate and participate actively with the faculty on innovative curriculum development and assessment;
Attend department and faculty meetings;
Advise 8 to 10 Upper School students;
Participate actively in the life of the school community, which includes assuming at least one additional responsibility outside of the classroom.
Requirements and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will
possess a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, a Master's degree in Computer Science or Education, and possess a broad range of technological skills
have content area mastery of Computer Science and digital citizenship programming as well as pedagogical knowledge of teaching Computer Science
mentor, collaborate with, and coach the faculty in the use of instructional technologies to promote teaching and learning
support school-wide and division-specific regulations and policies, including the Acceptable Use Policy rollout to students and teachers
work collaboratively with the Technology Department to troubleshoot issues reported by faculty, staff, and students
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on education and experience
Internal Number: 1128
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.