Cathedral School for Boys seeks a passionate and motivated teacher interested in working with others to create and implement an emerging STEM curriculum in the Middle School. The program will incorporate elements of robotics, engineering, coding, math, and technology which build upon an engineering curriculum already in place in the Lower School.
(The primary tasks, functions and deliverables of the role)
Support and act in accordance with the School’s Mission and values
Work collaboratively with instructional technology, science, and math teachers to implement an evolving STEM program in both the Lower and Middle Schools
Plan, model, and teach effective use of technology in a variety of settings with both students and teachers with an emphasis on iPads, making, project-based learning, coding, and innovation in the classroom
Deliver STEM-oriented instruction through project-based learning methods in both divisions
Work directly with school administrators and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of STEM initiatives and curriculum
Keep apprised of current developments and best practices in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, and theory related to engineering and technology instruction
Integrate digital literacy and citizenship through direct instruction and teacher collaboration
Uphold professional standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional courtesy, and discretion
Engage in self-reflection and professional development through goal setting, professional development opportunities, and ongoing dialog with the Director of Curriculum
Supervise appropriate weekly duties
Serve as an academic advisor to a group of 8-10 Middle School students
Attend student support meetings, division meetings, and full-faculty meetings
Skills and Competencies
(The abilities that the individual needs in order to perform this role effectively)
A passion for working with elementary and middle school boys
A desire to collaborate in a dynamic community of teachers
Ability to listen to feedback, be reflective, be flexible, and take initiative
An openness to professional development and continuous learning
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A pleasant and collegial approach to work and, ideally, a sense of humor
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Advanced degree in education or content area
1-2 years’ teaching experience in instructional technology or science
3-5 years teaching experience in instructional technology or science
Teaching experience in science, math, engineering, or technology, or work in a related field is preferred
Interest and passion for engineering
Familiarity with iPads, Blackbaud, and general audio-visual setup and a willingness to become proficient in other products as necessary
Training in engineering
Experience with iPads, Blackbaud, and general audio-visual setup and a willingness to become proficient in other products as necessary
About Cathedral School for Boys
Cathedral School for Boys, founded in 1957, strives to provide education in the best tradition of the Episcopal Church and in consonance with the mission of Grace Cathedral. We believe that this education is derived from three main sources: the highest academic and personal standards humanely applied; building a diverse community united in its concern for the school and for the world; and an active engagement with religion and the spiritual dimension.
To provide an excellent education for boys at the elementary level.
To attract a diverse student body of strong academic potential.
To provide a school committed to intellectual inquiry and rigor, centered in the Episcopal tradition, respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.
To develop social responsibility through exemplary programs of outreach and service.
To create a community bonded by open-heartedness, hope, compassion and concern.