The Blake School seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated Upper School Computer Science Teacher and Digital Learning Specialist (DLS) beginning in fall 2017. The candidate must be able to teach a variety of computer science classes including introductory and advanced courses. We seek a teacher-leader who understands best practices in teaching computer science and who is passionate about teaching to middle and upper school students and enhancing student life. Beyond the computer science classroom, the focus of the DLS is to increase the capacity of teachers to use educational technologies in the teaching and learning process. The DLS supports the professional growth of teachers primarily through one-on-one and small group professional learning, as well as larger scale trainings and presentations. Duties also include classroom instruction, resolving technology issues for faculty and students, and supporting audio and video resources. The Computer Science Teacher and DLS reports to the Director of the Upper School and the Director of Information Support Services. This is dynamic, multifaceted work, and interested candidates should be innovative educators, strong collaborators, nimble thinkers, and excellent communicators. We believe that a culturally rich and inclusive school community provides students with the best possible environment for a quality education.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on March 31, 2017. Blake will typically cover the travel and lodging costs for finalist candidates visiting from out of town.
For full job description and to apply online, visit www.blakeschool.org.
The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12 independent school located on three campuses in the Minneapolis, Minnesota metropolitan area and is widely recognized as a national leader in independent, college preparatory education. Blake serves approximately 1,400 students in a non-sectarian, coeducational environment. The School is large enough to provide a significant breadth of academ...ic, athletic, artistic, and social opportunities within three intimate school campuses, where every child is known by the adults with whom they work. Committed to attracting and retaining faculty and staff who believe in the importance of developing character in their students as well as challenging them academically, Blake provides a dynamic course of study that is thoughtfully designed. The School is resolute in its efforts to create a pluralistic community that welcomes and supports students and families from many backgrounds.