Community School of Naples, an independent, college preparatory school, is seeking a motivated and talented middle school Computer, Technology, and Innovation Elective Teacher for a new, full-time position in our Computer Science Department.
Description and Requirements
The 2021-2022 teaching responsibilities include elective titles such as Scratch Programming, Python Games, STEM, Moviemaking, Inventor’s Workshop and/or EXCEL. The specific teaching assignment will depend on a candidate’s background and abilities. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science, or a similar STEM field, and at least 3 years of relevant teaching experience at the middle school levels. Passion for and experience with MakerSpace, Design, or other STEM-related fields is also a plus. This is a growth position, reflecting the excitement and popularity that programming and technology-based courses have at our school.
This position would include up to 5 classes a day, and the average class size would be approximately 10-14 students. The ideal candidate would also be willing to mentor additional clubs such as Robotics or Programming, both of which compete at the local, state, and national levels. Prior experience in engineering, project-based learning, and/or design work is desirable. Strong communication skills and the ability to inspire students to innovate and create are essential. The ideal candidate for this position is a person with wide-ranging interests who is eager to embrace the challenges and benefits of connecting computer science to our challenging, exploratory, and engaging middle school STEM program.
CSN is one of the top independent, non-sectarian day schools in Florida and maintains a PK-12 enrollment of 870 students. CSN students are consistently top-ranked when compared to all other Southwest Florida high schools when it comes to test scores, extracurricular activities, and college acceptances. New academic initiatives, such as the Scholars Program, AP Capstone Diploma, and Global Exchange Program, ensure that both students and faculty have the opportunity to grow and develop into world-class thinkers and leaders.
Compensation and Benefits The appointment will be for the academic year starting August 7, 2021. The appointment is a full-time, instructional position that will be paid on an annual salary commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and qualifications. The competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, AD&D, life insurance, and eligibility for the school’s 403(b) retirement program. Please visit our website for more details about the benefits of a career at CSN.
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Community School of Naples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Fingerprinting and background checks are a required part of CSN’s employment eligibility process.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science, or a similar STEM field, and at least 3 years of relevant teaching experience at the middle school levels. Passion for and experience with MakerSpace, Design, or other STEM-related fields is also a plus. This is a growth position, reflecting the excitement and popularity that programming and technology-based courses have at our school.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 03162101
About Community School of Naples
Community School of Naples (CSN) is an independent, PreK-12 college preparatory day school with over 860 students. Essential elements of the school’s educational program include a comprehensive curriculum focused on academic rigor; opportunities in athletics and the arts, both fine and performing; and character development. These elements ensure that each student experiences a challenging education only an independent, college preparatory school can provide. CSN is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.