McLean School (mcleanschool.org), a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position of Upper School Computer Science, Engineering, and Robotics (grades 9-12) Teacher to begin August 2020. McLean School has for sixty-five years been helping bright students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. Through our Abilities Model™, we embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. We recognize and teach to individual strengths, responding to areas of challenge, but never defining students by them.
The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background in computer science and engineering, including knowledge of Java and robotics. Experience in teaching AP Computer Science A and running a MakerSpace/STEM lab is a plus. The candidate will also run the Upper School’s Robotics team. Experience with FIRST, FTC, FRC, Vex, or another robotics competition program is preferred. We welcome candidates who are committed to student-centered pedagogy, differentiated instruction, and multi-sensory learning. Successful candidates must be willing to collaborate, innovate, and grow as a teacher. Most importantly, he or she will subscribe to our Core Values, our Mission, and our Philosophy and will seek to uphold and promote them.
Interested candidates should send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of references to Andrew Tran, Science Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About McLean School of Maryland
McLean School of Maryland (www.mcleanschool.org) is an independent, co-educational, K-12 day school serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 1954. Our mission has always been to serve a broad range of students including those with learning issues.