Are you a teacher with a passion for technology and coding? Are you inspired by the chance to become an influential member of an innovative educational community?
We are looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who have excellent content mastery as well as solid teaching experience; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, committed, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.
You will be expected to teach small classes of no more than 8 students in grades K-12 while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Opportunities for growth and leadership are significant as the school continues to expand in the coming years.
YOU MUST HAVE:
Mastery of advanced computer science, fluency in multiple programming languages, and understanding of 21st century technology.
A Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification (may be in process for the 2018-19 school year), or a willingness to obtain private academic certification.
Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
Sensitivity to and awareness to meeting the social and emotional characteristics of gifted children.
The ability to clearly articulate evaluations and opportunities for our students and school in both written and spoken communication.
Candidates with previous industry experience are encouraged to apply.
IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:
You have an advanced degree in education, computer science, or a related field.
You have experience working with gifted children.
You have experience with robotics, 3D printing, or related fields.
You can conduct a C# orchestra of Ruby Pythons before having your Java in the morning.
The Grayson School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About The Grayson School
The Grayson School is Pennsylvania's only independent non-profit school offering an accelerated academic program created specifically for gifted learners. Our innovative, research-based curriculum provides challenging academics, project-based learning, and individualized pacing in a safe and nurturing environment.