The Madeira School is seeking a Director of STEAM Programs to direct and implement the School’s STEAM program vision and mission in alignment with Madeira’s unique and transformative student experience. The Director elevates the STEAM program through designing, building, and marketing the program; supporting the integration and professional development of relevant faculty; teaching computer science and/or engineering; and serving as the School liaison with building architects and project managers to ensure the appropriate design of new program space.
Works with the Academic Dean and key faculty to create a collaborative culture to design, build, and deliver the STEAM program curriculum.
Helps design and develop programs related to STEAM topics and advise STEAM teachers.
Manages a load of up to 21 of 28 blocks of a combination of teaching (computer science or engineering - 6 blocks), facilitating activities, and on-campus professional development and collaboration.
Serves as Madeira’s STEAM spokesperson and maintains a high level of public visibility.
Acts as the School liaison with building architects and project managers to ensure the appropriate design of new STEAM program space.
Supports Academic Dean in hiring, supervising, and evaluating STEAM program staff.
Manages the fiscal operations including budget development and authorization of expenditures and works with the Development Office to secure additional program funding.
Develops, implements, and maintains all necessary policies, procedures and agreements such as facility partnership agreements, safety guidelines, and vendor contracts in coordination with Innovation2 Department.
Works collaboratively with a team of faculty, colleagues, administrators, and parents and develops a network of relationships with key stakeholders and organizations.
Accompanies students to competitive events to showcase STEAM projects.
Provides quarterly updates about the impact, progress, and challenges of the STEAM Program.
Perform all duties associated with advising including participation in first-year advisor orientation program and serving as a student advisor in subsequent years
Master’s Degree in science, technology, engineering, or math
10+ years of professional experience including at least five years of teaching experience
At least five years of proven supervisory, leadership, and team-building skills
Founded in 1906, The Madeira School is one of the nations’ top secondary schools for girls. Located just outside Washington DC, Madeira enrolls approximately 315 boarding and daygirls in grades 9-12. The school has a long tradition of rigorous academics and one of the country’s oldest Experiential Learning programs, currently known as Co-Curriculum.
As an all-girls college preparatory boarding ...and day school, The Madeira School is dedicated to providing girls with a top-notch education and the skills to lead lives of their own making. At Madeira, you will find an extraordinary faculty that engage and challenge the minds of our students.
Lucy Madeira founded her school with the belief that it is our duty and privilege to help young women to understand their changing world and to have the confidence to live lives of their own making, their own passions, their own dreams.
Launching women who change the world.
Leading innovation in girls’ education.
Our Strategic Goals:
Make Madeira the 21st century leader in girls’ education.
Bring the world to Madeira and Madeira to the world?
Advance our inclusive culture that flourishes in diversity.
Protect and enhance Madeira’s environment and facilities.
Assure Madeira’s financial sustainability.