Long Term Substitute Teacher - Computer Science

Newark, DE 19702, US
Sep 29, 2017

Computer Science Teacher - Long Term Substitute

Exciting teaching opportunities at Delaware Design-Lab High School for a long-term substitute as a teacher of Computer Science. This opportunity may extend into a full-time, 10-month position by agreement of both parties. Our school follows the Career and Technical Education state model program of study for Computer Science.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Delaware licensure and state teaching certificate in subject area at the secondary level (Technology Education, Mathematics Secondary Education, or Business Education)
  • Available for work start date as soon as possible

Preferred/not required:
  • Dual certification in subject
  • Special Education certification
  • Technology integration skills
  • Completed training for Exploring Computer Science and Computer Science Principles
  • Experience teaching AP Computer Science Principles and/or AP Computer Science A

Successful candidate will demonstrate:
  • Knowledge of core standards and rigorous instruction
  • Knowledge of DE State assessment system including DCAS, Smarter Balanced, MAT & NAEP
  • Understanding of use of data to produce improved student outcomes
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and parents
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to be successful in a fast-paced start-up work environment
  • Strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.

Main responsibilities include:
  • Support the Delaware Design-Lab High School's vision to provide innovative design-thinking education to a diverse student body
  • Deliver rigorous instruction and academic support to students in Delaware Design-Lab High School's design thinking and project-based learning model
  • Co-plan with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary units of study
  • Develop lesson plans that ensure student mastery of state learning standards
  • Prepare students for all state and school assessments and evaluate student progress
  • Coordinate and monitor student learning plans
  • Design a classroom environment that fosters challenge, creativity and innovation
  • Manage the classroom environment effectively so that student learning is maximized
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Embrace professional learning opportunities
  • Attend meetings, activities and events and prepare exhibitions of student work
  • Use technology hardware and software for instruction and personal productivity
  • Support the development of high achievement programs (Advanced Placement/dual enrollment potential courses, National Honor Society & National Society of Student Councils)
  • Connecting with local businesses and community members for program advisory and partnerships
  • Represent Delaware Design-Lab High School with distinction in the local community, the state and beyond

Email the following documents to rebecca.collins@design-lab.k12.de.us:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • DE certification in the subject area and/or special education
  • Undergraduate/graduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation (current, within one year)
  • Professional reference list with 2+ names and current contact information
  • Current criminal background check (CBC) & DE Child Protection registry clearance

Follow us at http://www.ddlhs.org/opportunities

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

Start Date: Immediately

Reports To: Principal

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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