North Reading Middle School ( learn more )

North Reading Public Schools

North Reading, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3285816
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 29, 2020
  • Starting Date: September 8, 2020

Job Description

The North Reading Public School District invites qualified candidates to apply for available positions on our Digital Learning team. We seek a licensed, experienced teacher to teach middle school Computer Science. This educator will work cooperatively with the Middle School Principal and Director of Digital Learning to implement the system-wide digital learning and technology plan. Performance Responsibilities for (1) Middle School position: • Teach a Computer Science course which includes the Digital Literacy and Computer Science strands (Computing and Society, Digital Tools and Collaboration, Computing Systems, Computational Thinking) and Robotics. • Implement competency based assessments within the Computer Science curriculum. • Teach core robotics fundamentals with a range of robotics platforms (Lego,Vex,Tetrix) utilizing performance and design based challenges. • Teach Web Design and Development with HTML5, CSS and other web based and scripting (Python) programming languages. • Teach, model, and support integrated lessons in the classroom by providing direct instruction to students in the use of computer applications and new and emerging technologies. • Facilitate the development of curriculum units that fully integrate the DLCS and information technology benchmarks into the content areas. • Provide technology instruction for students with diverse learning styles or those on Individual Education Programs (IEP). • Develop and conduct building-based and system-wide professional development workshops for instructional technology initiatives. • Promote information technology and identify areas of the curriculum best served by technology use. • Consult and collaborate with curriculum coordinators and school based teams to identify appropriate software and programs to support curriculum. • Participate in school-based technology teams. • Consult with school principals and others in developing individual School Technology Plans that support and facilitate the implementation of the District Technology Plan. • Participate in regional job-alike meetings and conferences • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Computer Science
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    North Reading Public Schools 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

    • Preferred Qualifications:
      Possession of the DESE DLCS License 5-12 (Preferred)
      Possession of the DESE Instructional Technology License (all levels).
      Those with Science or Technology Education backgrounds and License credentials are encouraged to apply
      3 Years Classroom Experience and familiarity with the DLCS Standards (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 3 computer science lessons that you have designed, implemented and assessed with students. (2 pages maximum)
      Extended Essay (Answer limited TO 15000 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. What are the three most important characteristics of an exceptional middle school computer science teacher working with students on IEPs?
      Extended Essay (Answer limited TO 15000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Daniel Downs
    • North Reading Public Schools
    • 189 Park Street
    • North Reading, Massachusetts 01864

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