Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking a dynamic High School Teacher to teach Computer Programming & Coding. MHS’s High School serves over 900 lower-income students enrolled in 9th through 12th grade. MHS strives to provide small class sizes (average of 1/15 – 18) and well-resourced classrooms which includes state-of-the-art technology for students and faculty.
The High School Computer Programming & Coding Teacher is responsible for providing high quality instruction so students are adequately prepared for their career aspirations. This role is new to MHS so the incoming educator will be responsible for the development of introductory and successive advanced level curriculum for Computer Programming & Coding such that MHS graduates would be well prepared for careers in computer related professions.
MHS Teachers are dedicated to ensuring students are at or above grade level. They plan, prepare, and deliver lessons that are engaging, meaningful and rigorous.
Additionally, they create and analyze formative and summative assessments to differentiate instruction, design programming, and accommodate individual student and whole group needs. This position entails extensive data utilization including the ability to analyze, interpret and apply the information to drive achievement. This role also requires a deep commitment to remediating students to perform well on their grade level assignments.
Teachers collaborate extensively with fellow faculty and other MHS staff to ensure a whole child approach is taken to student development. In addition to the core academic curriculum, MHS Teachers are responsible for supporting School initiatives such as social & emotional learning and wellness. Teachers are also required to schedule and complete an additional duty to their teaching schedules.
Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. Advanced degree a plus.
Certifications and successful experience teaching computer related coding courses are preferred.
Industry experience in computer science or programming preferred.
Demonstrated success teaching high school or college level computer courses preferred; including creating engaging, rigorous and relevant learning experiences for a diverse student population.
Experience working with high school students from lower income is a plus.
Demonstrated success utilizing data to drive classroom instruction and develop instructional plans and curriculum.
Exceptional skills in behavioral management / classroom management are required.
Demonstrated skills in applying current trends in education including utilizing technology and applying 21st century learning skills strategies.
Demonstrated skills in differentiating instruction.
Highly skilled in effectively collaborating with others as a positive and contributing member of multi-disciplinary teams.
Demonstrated skills in using creative teaching strategies to increase student’s ability to think critically.
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills are required.
Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for MHS students.
MHS desires candidates who are “all in” and want to actively engage with students beyond the classroom in various extra-curricular opportunities.