Woodward Academy @ Atlanta has immediate opening - Eng + Robotics + FIRST

Upper School Computer Science teacher and Robotics coach

The Woodward Academy Upper School strives to help students fulfill their potential in every facet of their lives. Woodward provides opportunities for students to expand their horizons through academics, the arts, athletics, and community service.

Our dedicated teachers excel in their respective fields, and provide a stimulating, fun, and challenging environment. Whether they are promoting academic excellence or demonstrating personal accountability, the Upper School teachers find creative and meaningful ways to communicate with their students.

This position involves teaching Upper School Computer Science courses and coaching the Robotics program in grades 9-12. Courses include Intro to Computer Science (Python), Intro and Advanced Robotics, Engineering, and Game Design (Unity). The opportunity is effective immediately and runs through the 2021-22 school year.

Specific duties include:

Lesson planning, teaching and curriculum implementation for 5 courses

Coaching in the Upper School Robotics program while competing in local, state, and national US First Robotics competitions

Empower students to think critically and analytically in a problem-solving and exploratory environment

Requisitioning of instructional material as needed

Working collaboratively with the Computer Science department and Robotics program in order to improve the design of department courses, programs, and teacher instruction

Maintaining an outstanding and appropriate instructional environment within the Computer Science classes and the Robotics program

Required Skills:

Possess a variety of skill sets across fields of Computer Science and Robotics

Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrating tact and diplomacy

Competency with basic word processing, spreadsheets, and internet

A solid understanding of learning challenges as well as the accommodations and differentiated learning techniques to support students’ needs

Strong organizational and classroom management skills

Teaching and directing experience with large groups of mixed ability students

Minimum Job Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s degree preferred with significant coursework in robotics, computational thinking, Computer Science, Engineering, or STEM.

Teaching experience preferred

Preference given to those willing and able to assume after school coaching responsibilities in the Robotics program

The Computer Science teacher and Robotics coach position is an exempt, salaried, ten-month position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits are substantial. EOE

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