Design Realization Garage (DRG) Maker Space Teacher

Design Tech High School - Redwood City, California - Full time

Design Tech High School seeks a full-time Design Realization Garage (DRG) teacher to teach in our existing space. The DRG contains a laser cutter, sewing machines, vinyl printers, large format printers, several 3D printers, and other high-end tools of design. The ideal candidate tinkers, makes, designs, and seeks to constantly stay updated on new technology innovations.

d.tech staff embrace a design-thinking mindset; they must have empathy for students, colleagues and parents and a willingness to rapidly prototype solutions to help all students. They possess strong content knowledge, a track record of leadership, and the ability to mentor students toward high performance. They are hard working, punctual, flexible, energetic, risk-takers with a spirit of self-reflection and a constant desire to improve. d.tech teachers also believe that students learn best when their education is personalized.

Design Tech High School encourages people from diverse backgrounds who are rooted in practices of equity, inclusion and anti-racist practices to apply.

The DRG teacher will be responsible for:

  • Providing inspiration and support for students in developing and implementing new innovative learning opportunities for students
  • Teach a design thinking course
  • Teach 9th-grade courses focused on exposing students to the DRG tools
  • Being committed to student learning, personal growth, and professional development
  • Attending all departmental and school faculty meetings
  • Other duties specified by the supervisor

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

Design Tech High School

Design Tech High School (d.tech) is a public charter school located on the OracleHeadquarters in Redwood Shores. Design Tech High School’s mission is to developstudents who believe that the world can be a better place and that they can be the ones tomake it happen.
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