Aug 26, 2022

Computer Science Teacher - Grant Funded

  • TrulyHired
  • Hardwick, VT, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

The Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union is seeking a Computer Science Teacher at Hazen Union School and Craftsbury Academy. This grant-funded position will be responsible for providing instruction on a wide range of computer science courses, including an introductory survey course, Computer Science Principles, Advanced Placement Computer Science, and Code.org or similar curriculum to meet Computer Science standards. Some of the responsibilities of this position are:

-Instruct students on Javascript, other coding languages, and other relevant technologies.
-Instruct students on how computers work, including the basic science and mathematics
behind their operation and the hardware and the software built on those foundations.
-Teach how to write computer programs and algorithms.
-Keep records of grades, grade papers, and perform other administrative duties as needed.
-Create projects designed to enhance classroom activities.
-Read and stay abreast of current topics in computer science.
-Create lesson plans.
-Utilize various curriculum resources.
-Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
-Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds
of the students served.
-Utilize professional development opportunities to increase computer science knowledge and pedagogical skills.
-Work with the administration and technology team to ensure initiatives are being met.
-Tutor students on an individual basis.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
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Employer Description

Schools in the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) endeavor to cultivate learner agency through reflective practice so that all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve their full potential and become successful, responsible and contributing members of society--both locally and globally.

The communities of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union share an enthusiastic commitment to place-based learning, sustainability education, whole child and trauma-informed practices, proficiency-based learning, and farm to school. Our educators are collaborative, creative, lifelong learners who value rural culture and community partnerships. Our students are connected to nature, each other, and their community. We work together toward a vision of flourishing communities sustained by engaged, compassionate, skilled citizens.

OSSU serves approximately 1100 students PK-12 across six towns in four counties: Craftsbury and Greensboro in Orleans County, Hardwick and Stannard in Caledonia County, Wolcott in Lamoille County and Woodbury in Washington County. The total population within our 6 towns is approximately 6,900 residents.

The geographic location of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union is often referred to as the Gateway to the Northeast Kingdom. We are located 20 miles from St. Johnsbury, 30 miles from Montpelier (Vermont's capital), and 60 miles from Burlington (Vermont's largest city). Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer

Orleans Southwest is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements

  • Valid Vermont License in Computer Science, Math, or Science, 7-12 or the eligibility to obtain one. New Staff Orientation will be from August 16-18. 2022.
  • At least 2 yearsof relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Application Questions

This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IShighly recommendedthat you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.
  • 1.What are your preferred programming languages, and why?
    Long Essay(Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
  • 2.Please describe your experience, briefly, with code.org or similar curricula and school-aged students?
    Long Essay(Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

Contact Information

  • Matt Foster , Principal
  • PO Box 179
  • 320 School Hill Drive
  • Wolcott,Vermont 05680
  • Phone: 802-472-6551
  • Fax: 802-472-6295
  • Email: click here

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