Upper School Computer Science Teacher

The Hun School of Princeton | Princeton, NJ

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Posted Date 2/10/2020
Expiration Date3/11/2020
Description

The Hun School of Princeton seeks a dynamic and creative Computer Science teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

 

Computer Science & Engineering classrooms at The Hun School are at the epicenter of creativity, collaboration and innovation. Courses taught in this department range from Introduction to Coding to AP Computer Science and Robotics and Engineering Design. The ideal candidate will have experience in one of these areas and familiarity with Javascript, Java, Python, HTML and/or CSS.  The Hun School's commitment to computer science education for all students includes a new course in 2020 - 2021 required of all 9th graders. This position requires an appreciation for the intricate role computer science has in our world and the desire to share that excitement with our students.

Responsibilities:

  • Four (4) sections of Computer Science per semester;
  • Continuous professional growth in the content area;
  • Contributions to Hun community life beyond the classroom in roles that could include serving as an advisor, coaching a sport, directing a co-curricular activity, or living on campus as a dorm parent (if the opportunity presents itself).

Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred; 
  • Knowledge of K-12 Computer Science standards and frameworks;
  • Familiarity with Javascript, Java, Python, HTML and/or CSS;
  • Three years of full-time teaching experience is preferred, but other relevant experience will certainly be considered;
  • A love for working with young people;
  • A commitment to a diverse and inclusive community;
  • A passion for teaching in an innovative, experiential, and student-centered environment;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff;
  • Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
  • Excellent technology skills and experience integrating technology into the curriculum;
  • A desire to contribute to school life outside of the classroom on a lively boarding school campus.

 

ABOUT THE HUN SCHOOL

The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. Individual attention and strong student-faculty relationships are the hallmarks of the School. On the 50-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 645 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. Our campus is home to students from twenty-two countries and fifteen states.

Our campus is located in historic Princeton, New Jersey, a short train ride away from both New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles). Home to Princeton University, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and an array of cultural centers and organizations, Princeton is regarded as one of the most academically-minded communities in the world. Often named one of the country’s best places to live, Princeton is a friendly, multicultural community surrounded by mountains, parks, and lakes. There are award-winning museums and theatres, celebrated public and private schools, destination restaurants and hotels, and a robust calendar of community events to enjoy.

Our mission:

The Hun School of Princeton empowers each student to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world, by nurturing resilient character, providing individual mentorship, and inspiring vigorous and joyful learning.

Our community:

In our mission of educating global citizens with resilient character, we actively seek candidates who can bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our community. The Hun School of Princeton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics or activity protected by law.  

Our environment:

The working environment is an office and school environment on a hilly 50-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files and storage boxes, walk up and downstairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators. 

 

To apply:  https://hunschool.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

Please upload a cover letter with your resume. 


Please contact Daniel Walker, Dean of Faculty, (danielwalker@hunschool.org), should you have any questions about the position or Celeste Dirk, Director of Human Resources (celestedirk@hunschool.org), should you have any questions about the application process. No phone calls, please.

 

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