St. Johnsbury Academy seeks an energetic, organized, and enthusiastic teacher of robotics and pre-university engineering. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in Robotics, leading a competitive FIRST Robotics extracurricular team, and additional course load in the STEM disciplines according to applicant’s expertise and school needs. As a teacher of robotics and pre-university engineering, you will be passionate about mentoring high school students via hands-on training, class demonstrations, and lecture in the skills needed to successfully design and implement technology solutions to authentic problems. Well-equipped digital and manual fabrication labs/spaces are available, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the direction and upkeep of these resources.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills
High degree of competence with contemporary educational technologies such as video conferencing, electronic gradebooks, digital whiteboards, and the google education suite
Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends for robotics events
Demonstrated character and ability to serve as a mentor and role model for young people
Vermont Teaching License preferred, or willingness to pursue and obtain licensure after one year.
Preferred: familiarity with digital design software such as Autodesk Inventor, Revit, or Fusion 360
Preferred: experience with VEX robotics
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About St. Johnsbury Academy
St. Johnsbury Academy is an independent, coeducational, boarding and day school for grades 9-12 and postgraduate year, located in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.
St. Johnsbury Academy combines the opportunities and resources of a large independent school with the personal attention and support of a small boarding school. The beautiful and safe village campus provides exceptional facilities. Students from 50 Vermont and New Hampshire communities, 25 countries, and as many U.S. states form a diverse and supportive community. The 220 courses (four levels) include Advanced Placement (30), fine and performing arts (40), languages (4), technology, engineering, and computer science (20). Extracurricular opportunities abound with 40 teams and 50 organized activities.
St. Johnsbury Academy is a diverse, comprehensive, and independent educational community grounded by our traditions, our deep optimism regarding young people, and our commitment to academic excellence. Our aim is to teach good character by modeling and fostering compassion, respect, responsibility, and integrity; to foster a love for learning by challenging individuals to pursue knowledge, creativity, and int...ellectual self-reliance; and to encourage each individual to understand his or her relationships, rights, and responsibilities within a community that is itself part of the larger world.
St. Johnsbury Academy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a diverse environment.