Computer Science and Mathematics Teacher

Montclair Kimberley Academy | Montclair, NJ

Posted Date 5/30/2019
Expiration Date6/29/2019

Computer Science and Mathematics Teacher

Montclair Kimberley Academy, an innovative PK-12 independent day school with a strong national reputation and a recognized 1:1 laptop program, seeks a full-time Upper School (grades 9-12) Computer Science and Mathematics teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. MKA’s computer science program currently offers Computer Science Fundamentals, Introduction to Programming (Python), Java Programming, AP Computer Science A (Java), and Data Structures & Algorithms (C++).

This is an opportunity to contribute to the continued development of a robust computer science program at a leading independent school. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of computer science/mathematics, and serving as an advisor to a group of approximately ten students. Qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • BS in Computer Science or related discipline.

  • Ability to teach introductory computer science courses and a range of courses within a traditional high school mathematics curriculum.

  • Ability to write and debug applications in Python and Java.

  • Range of instructional strategies to implement a student-centered approach.

  • Commitment to helping students one-on-one outside of the classroom.

  • Strong interest in working with students as an advisor and as an extracurricular activity sponsor or coach.

Candidates should possess outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; the willingness and flexibility to work as a member of a collaborative team; and the ability to integrate the use of technology into classroom instruction.

MKA is deeply invested in providing a multicultural curriculum that reflects and affirms the diverse identities of our students, and we especially welcome applicants with the ability to contribute to MKA’s continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of our differences.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to:

Dennis Hu
Upper School Math and Computer Science Department Chair

It is MKA's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, or disability not related to the requirements for being a successful employee at MKA.

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