COMPUTER SCIENCE K-8

Lawrence Catholic Academy ( learn more )

Lawrence, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3119323
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 12, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

The Computer Science teacher for Grades K-8, is responsible for providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning and facilitate student’s learning for the purpose of improving the student’s academic success, awareness, development and acquisition of appropriate computer/technology skills. The teacher collaborates and advises school instructional staff and personnel, parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the school and home environment for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, and achieving established classroom objectives.

The computer science teacher is esponsible for teaching lessons in the computer lab to promote effective digital citizenship and web activity; selecting and maintaining appropriate digital resources for students and teachers; keyboarding; use of educational applications; preparation of resource rich lesson and interactive technology activities for students such as coding. The candidate will support technology vision and plan of Lawrence Catholic Academy to develop capable and strong digital citizens with growing and changing technology.

The duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Principal.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
    Instructional Support > Educational Technology
    Student Services > Educational Technology
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Archdiocese of Boston does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices (consistent with those religious exemptions provided in statutory and constitutional law) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job Requirements

    • Tasks
      • Teach and model Catholic values and morals
      • Plan and implement lesson plans that guide each student towards individual academic success, learning objectives, and curriculum goals
      • Apply diversified instruction to meet the different learning styles of the students
      • Create an organized, structured, positive and appropriate classroom environment that is conducive to learning
      • Develop and implement a suitable classroom management system.
      • Discipline according to the school mission
      • Observe, evaluate, and communicate each student’s academic progress

      Responsibilities:
      Maintain appropriate digital resources for students and teachers.
      Work effectively with all members of staff.
      Collaborate with teachers to draw on content standards of relevant curriculum frameworks to plan sequential units of study, individual lesson, and learning activities that make learning cumulative and advance students’ level of content knowledge.
      Identify prerequisite skills, concepts and vocabulary needed for the learning activities.
      Plans lessons with clear objectives and relevant measurable outcomes.
      Communicates high standards, learning objectives, and expectations when beginning lessons.
      Communicates clearly in writing and speaking.
      Communicates high standards and expectations when carrying out the lesson. Uses a balanced approach of teaching skills and concepts of elementary reading and writing.
      Uses questioning to stimulate thinking and encourages all students to respond.
      Uses instructional technology appropriately.
      Assigns homework or practice that furthers students learning.
      Provides many and varied opportunities for students to achieve competence.
      Manages classroom climate and operation and creates an environment that is conducive to learning.
      Creates a physical environment appropriate to a range of learning activities
      Maintains appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety.
      Manages classroom routines and procedures without loss of significant instructional time.

      Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, education, elementary education, secondary education,
      o Masters degree preferred
      • Experience working in elementary or secondary education environment and demonstrated expertise in Spanish instruction
      • Certification and/or licensure according to state requirements
      • Strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
      • Knowledge of the Massachusetts Common Core Standard
      • Fluency in Spanish a plus
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Mary Kelly , Principal
    • 101 Parker Street
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts 01843

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