This position is a full-time teaching position, with benefits. Sun Valley Community School is looking for an experienced and inspirational Innovation and Technology Teacher to begin on or before August 12, 2019.
The primary roles are to teach technology, computer science, engineering design, and maker skills, as well as collaborate with faculty to design and coordinate interdisciplinary activities to promote innovative learning. The ideal candidate will have a passion for making, design thinking, project-based learning, and STEM education as well as experience or interest in working in a student-centered, collaborative, and inquiry-based educational environment.
Oversee the Makers’ Lab
Develop and implement design opportunities
Coordinate the learning of the ES/MS Technology curriculum
Teach contemporary high school Computer Science classes (i.e. Coding, Programming, etc.)
Develop and implement an effective and relevant Digital Citizenship program
Please send an electronic cover letter, resumé, and at least two letters of reference by April 26, 2019 to:
Sun Valley Community School Attn: Innovation and Technology Teacher Gabrielle Rafford, Director of Educational Technology email@example.com
Sun Valley Community School is an equal opportunity employer. The school encourages, seeks, and will employ applicants the school deems qualified for the position sought, regardless of age, ethnic background, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, or physical ability, with reasonable accommodation to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
Candidates who wish to be considered for this position should have:
An innovative educator who has a passion for teaching and engaging students;
An entrepreneurial spirit;
Experience in independent school educational settings;
Exemplary technology, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills;
Experience and/or an educational background with coding, programming, and design thinking;
A strong work ethic and a willingness to initiate, and the ability to anticipate needs;
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
A Bachelor’s degree, with a preference for an advanced degree;
A willingness to live in a small, vibrant resort community in the Rocky Mountains.
About Sun Valley Community School
Since its inception in 1973, Sun Valley Community School in Sun Valley, Idaho has inspired its students to think critically, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives. The school serves more than 390 day and boarding students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve. Close student-faculty relationships and experiential, project-centered learning define the school’s distinctive educational experience.
Our philosophy? Build community. Take risks. Grow your curiosities. Pursue your passions. Aim for personal bests. We are a preK-12 day and boarding college prep school of 395 students set in the iconic mountain resort town of Sun Valley, Idaho. Our faculty and staff are passionate about the outdoors, the arts, innovation, athletics, adventure, and the work they do with students. They are engaged and encouraging and believe in our student-centered approach.
Our students are open to new experiences, take advantage of the natural environment, thrive in a small-town community but have a solid sense of the broader world. A Sun Valley Community School experience balances intellectual inquiry with adventure. We ask students and faculty alike to push comfort zones and see...k understanding. We value inclusivity, authenticity, and critical thinking.
Our mission: From our campus to the wilderness, we inspire students to think critically, engage confidently, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives.