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Full-Time Computer Science Instructor

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Code in the Schools
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Baltimore, MD
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Published 3 days ago

Code in the Schools is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower underserved and underrepresented youth by expanding learning opportunities in the field of computer science. Code in the Schools currently serves Baltimore City Public Schools and many community partners around the city, and is expanding quickly. We are currently seeking instructors for our 2019-2020 school year in-school programs. Instructors will be responsible for planning and implementing the Code.org curriculum. Class locations include public schools and community centers throughout Baltimore City. 


Job Responsibilities:

Planning (15%)

  • Complete Code in the Schools onboarding and training
  • Differentiate computer science curriculum to needs of various student populations
  • Research and implement new computer science tools into course
  • Create and document computer science curriculum, lesson plans and instructional activities for use throughout Code in the Schools courses
  • Organize and prepare materials and equipment to foster a positive learning environment

Instruction (70%)

  • Have reliable transportation and arrive at all classes in a timely manner for set-up and preparation
  • Ensure an engaging, safe and healthy environment at all times for a class of elementary and/or middle school-aged students 
  • Understand and adapt teaching strategies to youth with a variety of learning styles and capabilities
  • Teach, direct, and supervise students in computer science in-school courses
  • Engage students in discussions about digital citizenship and careers in CS

Data Collection (5%)

  • Submit pertinent student attendance, demographics, and other relevant data as needed
  • Administer diagnostic and data-tracking tests at the beginning and end of every course

Communication (10%)

  • Work together with colleagues to deliver high quality programs for youth
  • Meet monthly for full-staff meetings and professional development
  • Maintain open communication with guardians of students and school site supervisors at all times
  • Maintain consistent communication with Program Director via text, email, Slack, and phone


Qualifications: 

  • Two years of experience teaching groups of 10 or more children, preferably in urban areas
  • Willing to work in diverse communities, in underperforming schools, and low-socioeconomic areas.
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Familiarity with video game development, robotics, electrical engineering, circuitry, app development, STEM concepts, and related topics a plus
  • Certified Teacher in the state of Maryland a plus
  • Must submit to and complete fingerprinting and background check process


Code in the Schools is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower underserved and underrepresented youth by expanding learning opportunities in the field of computer science. Code in the Schools currently serves Baltimore…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 6, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$40,000 - $55,000Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits

Health and Paid Time Off benefits included


Health and Paid Time Off benefits included


Location

On-site
Baltimore, MD, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resumé, and references to email supplied or check out our website for further instructions.

Send cover letter, resumé, and references to email supplied or check out our website for further instructions.

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