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Computer Science Teacher (Secondary School)

May 11, 2017

Company/Organization: Lycée Français de New York

Reports to: Director of Digital Learning
Start Date: August 21, 2017

Purpose:

The Lycée Français is expanding its computer science program to support the teaching of problem-solving skills and computational thinking skills, as well as offering programming courses and interdisciplinary project-based courses. The computer science teacher will guide the process of building curricula, teaching courses, and providing feedback for future directions of the program.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following

  • Teaching middle school mandatory computer science courses
  • Teaching high school elective coursesServing as an advisor for 8-12 students
  • Leading after-school activities in the area of computer science
  • Working closely with the math department to explore elements of the French math curriculum that focus on computer science skills
  • Collaborating with the maker integrator to develop ties among computer science, fabrication, and engineering.

Chief Personal Characteristics:

  • Excellent classroom dynamic
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented mindset
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Flexibility and adaptability, sensitivity to working in a multicultural community
  • Professional, gracious attitude at all times
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills (with fluency in French and English preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Motivation for learning through professional development and certification training as required by the school  and self-identified

Certification and Experience Requirements

  • Experience teaching computer science across many age groups
  • Coding expertise in multiple languages (Java, C++, Python, Swift, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the French and American educational systems preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degrees in a relevant field will also be taken into consideration.

Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided, and any required supporting documentation (cover letter and resume) must be uploaded via the application form. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open untilfilled.

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