Houston, TX United States
St. Mark’s Episcopal School is seeking a creative, organized, team player to serve as the Computer Science Teacher. The 2nd through 6th Grade Computer Science Teacher is an important member of two Divisions: Lower School and Middle School. This position reports to the Head of Middle School and the Head of Lower School. The goal of the program is to aid in developing our students’ intellectual curiosities and help them to think deeply about the world through various lenses of computer applications.
We are looking for a dynamic, forward-thinking and student-centered professional educator who is motivated by problem-solving and leading students at this stage of their development and understands the role that technology plays in supporting the educational experience of the 21st-century learners.
- Plan, deliver and evaluate lessons
- Assess student learning
- Provide feedback and instruction to students
- Serve as a Middle School student advisor
- Engage in curricular review and mapping
- Nurture a partnering relationship with students and their families
- Assist with general technology troubleshooting and support
- Serve as the sponsor of the school Yearbook
- Communicate effectively both in writing and orally
- Demonstrate patience and a collaborative and joyful spirit
- Stay abreast of knowledge of technology resources in education
- Participate in school meetings and parent conferences
- Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
- Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources, and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
- Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings, and other professional activities
- Work directly with the faculty on instruction and planning
- Regularly update curriculum on Atlas Curriculum Mapping program
- Participate in and/or support student and parent activities designed to involve the faculty and staff
- Provide materials for substitute teachers
- Other responsibilities as assigned
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
- Works in a sometimes highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges
- Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
- Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; to bend, stoop, and reach overhead
- Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment
- Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
About St. Mark’s Episcopal School:
The community of St. Mark’s Episcopal School celebrates the uniqueness of each child. We are stewards of our students’ intellectual curiosity, faith, and passion for discovery. We cultivate joy, playfulness, and growth in a child-centered environment.
Located in the West University Place neighborhood of Houston, St. Mark’s serves 485 students from two-year-olds through 8th grade. St. Mark’s is an engaging community of learners where the school partners with its families in preparing each student for the path that lies ahead through a stimulating, whole-child school experience. Through offerings in athletics, performing and visual arts, technology, Spanish, and a robust curriculum, St. Mark’s prepares its graduates for the many high school options Houston offers, and successfully places its students in high schools which best fit each.
St. Mark’s is an Episcopal school, and as part of the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church parish, is known as a community environment and second home to over 350 families. The school is committed to its positive relationship with families, believing strongly in the power of a fully engaged dynamic between school and home. As a place where children are known, teachers understand what it means to meet children where they are, which plays a crucial role in fostering each child’s spirit.
Interested candidates can apply by completing our online application.
Please contact Mayra Cantu, HR Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org