MAKERSPACE INSTRUCTOR/COORDINATOR

Eagle Hill School

Hardwick, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3078466
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: September 3, 2019

Job Description

The Makerspace Instructor/Coordinator position is primarily a teaching position focused on working with students and faculty in design thinking and problem solving. A successful candidate will enjoy working with students and adults to develop curriculum, programming, and technical expertise in a newly constructed suite of makerspaces that includes a variety of tools and technologies: 3D modeling and printing, laser cutting/etching, CNC and traditional woodworking, welding and metal work, as well as robotics and electronics. The Makerspace Instructor/Coordinator will be responsible for teaching sections of a variety of courses, developing new courses, and maintaining/scheduling the use of makerspaces.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Carpentry
    Career Education > Computer Science
    Career Education > Metalworking
    Career Education > Woodworking
    Classroom Teacher > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
    Instructional Support > Educational Technology
    Student Services > Educational Technology
  • Welcome to Eagle Hill School!

    Eagle Hill School is an independent boarding school serving students with learning (dis)abilities.

    Statement of Mission

    Eagle Hill School educates students with learning (dis)abilities by providing an intimate and encouraging community that honors the individual, values learning diversity, and fosters personal and social growth.

    Philosophy

    Eagle Hill School believes:


    that every student can learn.

    that every person who interacts with a student is a teacher.

    that learning differently demands teaching differently.

    that the foremost responsibility for pedagogical decisions lies with individual teachers.

    that all teachers should have the necessary resources for implementing the curriculum.

    that parent partnerships are an essential component in the pursuit of academic and social development.

    that we must encourage students to learn about learning and to form their own beliefs in a search for intellectual autonomy.

    that the exploration of the arts and exposure to athletics are essential components in the development of independent, curious, and critical thinkers.

    that we must impart to our students a sense of moral responsibility for their thoughts and actions in the hope that they will strive to be citizens tolerant of the differences in the world that they will inherit. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Eagle Hill School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Please describe your maker/design philosophy.
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Please describe what you see as common misconceptions about maker/design education.
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Michael Riendeau
    • 242 Old Petersham Road
    • Hardwick, Massachusetts 01037
    • Phone: 413-477-6000
    • Fax: 413-477-8830
    • Email: click here

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