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High School Computer and Coding Teachers

Posted on April 11, 2022

School: Milton Hershey School

Type: Full-time

High School Computer and Coding Teachers
Application Link: https://www.mhskids.org/jobs/high-school-computer-and-coding-teachers/
Location: Hershey, PA
Full-time
Job Category: Teacher


Description:
Milton Hershey School (MHS) anticipates hiring 3 dynamic High School Computer Programming & Coding Teachers to provide high quality technology education to ensure students are adequately prepared for their career aspirations. Course work would include introductory coding and is a program in development with opportunity for instruction of college articulated coursework. This is an evolving field of instruction so the MHS coding teachers will collaboratively develop and expand the curriculum.
MHS’s High School serves over 900 lower-income students enrolled in 9th through 12th grade. MHS strives to provide small class sizes (average of 1/15 – 18) and well-resourced classrooms which includes state-of-the-art technology for students and faculty. MHS is founded on principles dedicated to career preparation so there is a comprehensive approach throughout the School geared toward preparing students for success after graduation, whether in post-secondary studies, the world of work, or the military.
MHS Teachers are dedicated to ensuring students are at or above grade level. They plan, prepare, and deliver lessons that are engaging, meaningful and rigorous. Additionally, they create and analyze formative and summative assessments to differentiate instruction, design programming, and accommodate individual student and whole group needs. This position entails extensive data utilization including the ability to analyze, interpret and apply the information to drive achievement. This role also requires a deep commitment to remediating students to perform well on their grade level assignments. Teachers collaborate extensively with fellow faculty and other MHS staff to ensure a whole child approach is taken to student development. In addition to the core academic curriculum, MHS Teachers are responsible for supporting School initiatives such as social & emotional learning and wellness. Teachers are also required to schedule and complete an additional duty to their teaching schedules.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. Master’s degree in content area highly desired.
• Relevant certifications a plus.
• Ability to teach articulated college courses preferred
• Demonstrated success teaching high school or college level computer & coding courses preferred, including skills in creating engaging, rigorous and relevant learning experiences.
• Experience working with diverse students from lower-income a plus.
• Industry experience in computer science or programming fields a plus.
• Skilled in utilizing data to drive classroom instruction and develop instructional plans and curriculum.
• Exceptional skills in behavioral management & classroom management are required.
• Demonstrated skills in applying current trends in education & technology, including applying 21st century learning skills strategies.
• Demonstrated skills in differentiating instruction.
• Highly skilled in effectively collaborating with others as a positive and contributing member of multi-disciplinary teams.
• Demonstrated skills in using creative teaching strategies to increase student’s ability to think critically.
• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills are required.
• Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered role models for MHS students.
• MHS desires candidates who are “all in” and want to actively engage with students beyond the classroom in various extra-curricular opportunities.
• Coaching experience a plus.