The Bush School is dedicated to valuing different perspectives and backgrounds, inspiring curiosity, motivating employees to take risks, and encouraging compassion and kindness. Our employees enjoy an environment that inspires creativity and being part of a collaborative community.
Upper School Computer Science Faculty Seattle, WA
Part Time (66%) 2019-2020 Academic School Year
Salary scale based upon experience
This position is eligible for health and retirement benefits (details available during hiring process).
The Bush School is in search of an individual to join our Upper School Mathematics Department team to teach Computer Science. We are seeking a candidate who will support the school’s mission of diversity and inclusion and who has a background that displays and proves an understanding of cultural fluency.
Teaching responsibilities include teaching one to two programming classes per semester, co-teaching one 3-week immersive class, and developing units for use in interdisciplinary content. Our program currently utilizes Python language in our curricula.
While other duties may be assigned, a qualified candidate will be able to manage the key responsibilities and tasks listed below:
Teach ninth through twelfth grade students computer science in an environment where students are challenged and encouraged to learn
Effectively support students in the development of good programming habits, content knowledge and skills
Communicate expertise in object-oriented programming through organized lessons, guided practice, and applicable use of language
Develop a responsive, student-centered classroom community that fosters engagement, inquiry, risk-taking, and confidence
Effectively collaborate with faculty in the development of future Computer Science offerings and Immersives
Work in conjunction with Math Department Chair, Upper School Division Director, Technology Department and Academic Dean on Computer Science curriculum development
Write and submit individual student comments and end-of-term grades
Develop an overall robust computer science program
Successful candidates will have:
Experience in teaching – experience in a classroom preferred
A bachelor’s, graduate degree, minor or equivalent experience in Computer Science
Capacity and desire to engage in experiential activities and programs with students
Ability to work in conjunction with a peer teacher learning pedagogy in Computer Science courses
Expertise in programming
Ability to work in a team at grade, department, division and school wide levels
Skill in the use of technology: including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants interested in applying for this opportunity should visit our website at www.bush.edu and navigate to the employment section of the website (found under the “About Bush” tab) for additional information/instructions.
If you are interested in working at The Bush School, but this position does not fit your talents, please visit the employment section of our website noted above.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
The Bush School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. In addition, The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment based on the basis of age or marital status