A Hackley computer science teacher will instruct a variety of courses in both our upper school and middle school including but not limited to general computer science courses, as well as courses in programming with languages such as JAVA, robotics languages, SCRATCH, and any other programming platforms as determined by the department. The position will also entail leading our K-12 Makerspace by promoting Making in classroom curricula, creating learning opportunities for faculty and students, and monitoring and maintaining the Makerspace. Additionally, this person will provide support to faculty in integrating ed tech tools in their respective curricula and classrooms.
The Computer Science teacher will report to the chair of the Computer Science Department as well as to the director of the division to which he or she has teaching assignments.
BS in a STEM-related field required; MA or MS preferred.
Teaching responsibilities include:
Responsibilities associated with that of a subject area teacher including lesson planning, development and assignment of student learning activities, student assessment, record keeping, grading, and grade reporting
Creation of a warm and engaging classroom environment
Active, positive, and professional participation in all faculty meetings
Effective communication with parents, department chair, and administration
Participation and support for the growth of the department’s instructional program
A teaching load based on faculty strengths and department need
Other division-based responsibilities, such as advising students, as assigned by the division director
Makerspace responsibilities include:
Monitoring and maintaining the makerspace including organization of the physical space, inventory management and working with teachers to prepare lessons and learning activities, and facilitate its usage
Act as primary support for the work of the makerspace including supervision and management of the space, and supporting professional development activities in this area
Participate in providing support for fellow faculty through makerspace professional development
Provide educational technology professional development for faculty in a variety of forms including but not limited to workshops, drop-in sessions, in-class support, instructional videos.
The above work is to be tracked and shared with the department chair.
Other division based responsibilities as assigned by the division director such as advising students
To apply for this position send resume and cover letter to Cyndy Jean, Director of the Middle School, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Hackley School:
Hackley is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Hackley is a nonsectarian coeducational K-12 independent school located in Tarrytown, NY, 20 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. Founding as a boarding school in 1899, Hackley enrolls 835 day students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12, and 30 five-day boarding students in Grades 9 -12. With close to 40% of our faculty residing on campus, Hackley combines the community cohesion of a boarding school with the stimulation of a day school in close proximity to one of the great cities of the world.
About Hackley School
Located on a 285-acre woodland campus in Tarrytown, NY, Hackley School is a K-12 coeducational day and five-day boarding school. Visitors are drawn to the beauty of Hackley’s historic Quad, yet the School’s facilities – library , Upper School classrooms, athletics fields and cross country trails opened within the last year, and recently added Lower School, Middle School and Science facilities on a gracefully designed campus – rival those of nationally known boarding schools.
For 113 years, Hackley has welcomed all with the words carved over the entry: “Enter here to be and find a friend.” The warmth of Hackley’s community enables both challenge and nurture, giving students the means to set and attain high personal goals. Supporting student achievement in rigorous academics, arts, athletics, and community service, Hackley honors commitment and strength of character, with a mission statement that underscores the importance of these values: “Hackley challenges students to grow in character, scholarship, and accomplishment, to offer unreserved effort, and to learn from our community’s varying perspectives and backgrounds.”
By committing energy, time, and imagination to serving ...the needs of people beyond Hackley, students experience the satisfaction of helping others and gain appreciation for the complexity and concerns of the larger community. A Hackley education prepares students to think and act with care and effectiveness both in college and beyond. Hackley is also a member of Round Square. For more information on Round Square at Hackley visit www.hackleyschool.org/roundsquare