Middle School Computer Science Teacher

The Blake School - Hopkins, Minnesota - Full time

The Blake School seeks to hire a full-time, dynamic grade 6-8 computer science teacher for the 2021-22 school year. The ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of computer science and computational thinking, strong collaboration skills and a demonstrated commitment to using learner-centered pedagogy. Blake will launch our Middle School computer science program in Fall 2021 to complement our Lower and Upper School programs, and we seek candidates with a desire and a capacity to shape the MS program and to design curriculum to meet the needs of students.

Middle School faculty regularly engage with the broader community experience by advising students, chaperoning school events, and participating in school meetings, committees and events.

Blake is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences. Blake offers highly competitive salary and benefits packages, as well as significant support for local and national professional development opportunities.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.Blake will typically cover the travel and lodging costs for finalist candidates visiting from out of town.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in or extensive experience with computer science principles and practices.
  • Experience teaching computer science principles to middle school students, whether in or out of a school setting.
  • Intercultural competence: the ability to recognize and bridge differences of perspective, identity and lived experience.

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Role

Stem Teacher

Experience Level

Mid Level

The Blake School

The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school enrolling 1,350 bright, talented students from nearly 56 Twin Cities-area communities.
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