The Masters School seeks a teacher for its growing Innovation, Engineering and Computer Science Program. This successful candidate will combine their expertise in one or more subject areas with a passion for teaching; be creative and collaborative in the planning of instruction; and is committed to the principle that the deepest learning occurs when students are afforded opportunities to “discover” the concepts for themselves. The Masters School uses the Harkness method to maintain an atmosphere of collaboration to build knowledge and learn from one another, so experience with or interest in student-centered instruction is desirable. This position reports to the Director of Engineering and Computer Science.
Candidates must be flexible and collaborative in their planning, teaching and assessing. The Masters School is committed to intellectual and creative abilities while continuing to develop STEM and entrepreneurship curricula. To continue our current goals, experience teaching math, science, or engineering is desirable together with the ability to design and implement creative activity-, project-, and problem-based lessons.
Teach two sections of introductory engineering in the Upper School.
Curriculum, including lessons, assessments and extensive professional development will be provided.
Attend a two- to three-week training program in Rochester, NY during the summer and apply skills learned to the program.
Work as the assistant coach to the school’s academic enrichment programs from 3:00 - 4:45 pm during the fall and winter seasons. Attendance at approximately 10-12 weekend competitions is required during the Academic Year.
May teach section(s) of math (or in other areas as needed, based on the teacher’s ability) in the Middle or Upper school as the Engineering program grows.
Attend department, division, and all-school faculty meetings.
Communicate effectively with advisors, class deans, and parents regarding student progress, as needed.
At least two years teaching and advising experience, preferably working in an independent day/boarding, college preparatory school with similar culture and values.
Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science or Engineering; a degree in adolescent education is preferred.
Experience with robotics, 3d modeling, 3d printing, CNC machines, and/or hand and power tools is preferred, but not required.
Attend a two- to three-week training program in Rochester, NY during the summer.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Interest in being an active member of The Masters School community by advising and/or serving on committees.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, explaining why you would succeed in this position, resume, 3 references and salary requirements via email to email@example.com (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “Upper School Engineering Teacher” in the subject line.
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The Masters School actively seeks to forward diversity through its students, faculty and programs.
The Masters School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a premier coed day and boarding school that engages 5th – 12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area plus its proximity to the rich cultural and educational mag...net that is New York City. Both day and boarding students benefit from the resources, diversity and activities of Masters' 7-day campus and accessible, talented faculty and staff. From its exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, to championship athletic teams, the Masters learning experience prepares students for success in college, career and life.