Technology Teacher
Job Details
Eastside Preparatory School - Kirkland, WA
Full-Time Salaried Exempt
Bachelor's degree
Education
Position Summary:

Reports to the Upper School Head. Responsibilities will include developing curriculum and teaching primarily upper level programming courses (programming 2, adv. programming: algorithms & data structures, adv. programming: topics in computer science) with a willingness to learn new curriculum in web design and digital fabrication. While not required, interest in coaching the First Tech Challenge robotics team is a plus. Upper level computer science electives are primarily taught in the Java programming language.

 

What's interesting about teaching at Eastside Prep?

  • Eastside Prep offers an inquiry-based, experiential, integrated curriculum.
  • The curriculum at Eastside Prep has been developed and is continually revised by the faculty who teach it.
  • Teachers work collaboratively across disciplines and across grade levels.
  • Eastside Prep teachers work with students in a variety of group configurations including classes, advising, project development and implementation, and extra-curricular activities.
  • A school-wide ethic of good citizenship guides faculty and staff in their interactions with families and colleagues.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and a willingness to participate in the full life of the school are especially welcome.
  • Class size is limited to a maximum of 18, with several classes averaging 14 -16 students.
Credentials and Experience:
  • Strong people skills with both colleagues and students required
  • Experience with Robotics, Arduinos and electronics a plus
  • Experience with CAD and CAM software a plus
  • Strong capacity to pick up new skills and seek out solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
Candidate should have demonstrated skills in the following areas:
  • Experience working with 5th – 12th grade  students
  • Experience working with faculty
  • Java Programming
  • Desire to continually learn new things
  • Tenacious Problem Solver
  • Enjoys a fast-paced work environment
 
Candidate should have some experience or be excited to learn the following:
  • HTML / CSS / Javascript
  • Makerspace tools (3D printers, Laser cutters, etc.)
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