The Technology and Design Teacher helps elementary and middle-school aged students develop skills in design thinking, problem solving, engineering, and fabrication in Fay’s Innovation Lab, a 3,000 square foot facility that includes a design studio, maker space, fabrication room, and wood shop. The Technology and Design Teacher collaborates with colleagues in academic departments and divisions throughout the School to develop and implement projects that complement and enrich their curricula. He or she also teaches Digital Literacy courses to students in grades 3 through 6. This position reports to the Director of Innovation. It is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits. Campus housing may be available.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, industrial or product design, science, math, or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of three years’ teaching experience is required, preferably in an independent middle school. Teacher certification is not required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Developing and implementing materials and lessons using a variety of teaching strategies
Utilizing academic technology to enhance instruction, both within the Innovation Lab and in collaboration with colleagues in multiple departments and divisions
Acquiring a sound knowledge of Fay’s core curriculum and maintaining Fay’s standards of academic excellence
Assessing students’ performance and issuing academic grades, effort grades, and comments
Communicating effectively with parents
Acting as an advisor for a group of students in grades seven through nine
Coaching or leading other afternoon student activities for two terms
Performing duties to support the School’s residential life program.
Participating in parent conferences, team meetings, and major school events as required
Fay School values teachers who believe in differentiated and developmentally-aligned approaches to teaching and learning, integrate instructional technology, understand the importance of cultural competency, and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of young students. Fay seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.
Salary will be based on experience and education. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, sample digital portfolio, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Technology and Design Teacher” to email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be based on experience and education.
About Fay School
Founded in 1866 and located in Southborough, Massachusetts, Fay School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school serving 495 students in Pre-K through grade nine. The boarding program, for grades seven through nine, is an integral part of school life, uniting students from 17 countries in a lively, diverse, and truly multicultural community. The mission of Fay School is to educate each child to his or her full potential through a broad, balanced, and challenging program that establishes a solid foundation for a productive and fulfilling life.