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Computer Science Teacher, Secondary School

School: Atlanta International School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:

• The joy of learning and purposeful effort.
• Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Teachers at AIS are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children in a multicultural community and are always seeking new ways to personalize learning. This is a full time position teaching Computer Science

START DATE: August 2020
REPORTS TO: Director of Educational Technology

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• This position will have responsibility for teaching five classes and will also be expected to participate in extracurricular Robotics programs.
• Responsible for developing and teaching a continuum of elective applied Computer Science courses in grades 6-12.
• Deliver courses that apply computer science to robotics and real world problems as they specifically relate to Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math.
• Collaborate with the Director of Educational Technology, Director of STEAM and the Design Group Leader to align the Computer Science option sequence with existing coursework.
• This future adaptive individual would have 3-5 years teaching experience with experience in the field of Robotics, Computer Science, Game Design, or other applied technology areas.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all teachers, students, parents and staff.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
• Degree in computer engineering, programming, computer science or a related field
• At minimum, 2-3 years experience teaching MYP, DP and/ or AP level computer science courses (or their equivalent)
• Can proficiently code in 2 or more contemporary CS languages (for example Java, JavaScript, Python)
• Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with teachers, students, parents and staff.
• Ability and desire to work collaboratively with the community of Atlanta International School and the wider community locally, nationally, and internationally.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
• Supports and advances the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the school.
• Supports student learning and achievement through collaborative effort and research-based educational leadership, teaching, and learning.
• Supports and advances STEAM education in the context of international education.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT
Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY
To apply for this role, please send a resume and cover letter as attachments to employment@aischool.org using ‘Computer Science Teacher’ as the subject heading.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: employment@aischool.org


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