Parker School has an immediate opening for a Design Lab Specialist/Technology Teacher to teach middle and upper school students in a college-preparatory environment. The Technology Teacher will play an integral role in the ongoing development of our technology program as well as support and facilitate the design lab.
This full-time faculty member will teach one or more sections of upper school semester-based courses; one section of upper school robotics, to include out-of-class competitions and events; one or more sections of middle school electives; and will support the middle school tech/robotics club. This position will also be responsible for communicating with students, families and colleagues, and will fulfill basic faculty duties.
Qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree in a related field (advanced degree preferred) and prior experience teaching middle and/or upper school students. Experience in robotics coaching, makerspace, and design lab preferred.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
Knowledge of diverse programming languages leading to tangible student outcomes such as web pages, 3D printing and fabrication, animation, games, and apps.
Proficiency with customary design space tools and equipment, hardware and software, ability to apply and communicate design thinking and design principles.
Ability to implement curricula for upper school technology classes and electives, such as:
Computer Science Applications & App Design
Web Foundations & Design
3D Printing & Fabrication
Animation & Game Design Principles
Ability to teach middle school introductory classes and electives, such as:
Design & Modeling
Willingness and ability to learn, participate, and be active in a private school community; strong problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, and teamwork skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills; self-motivated with high work standards and attention to detail.
About Parker School
Parker School is a small, independent, co-educational day school located in beautiful Waimea on the Big Island of Hawai'i. We provide a college-preparatory program, emphasizing personal and educational excellence, for students in grades K-12.