BRENTWOOD SCHOOL Part- Time Upper School Computer Science Teacher
Brentwood School inspires every student to : Think critically and creatively. Act ethically. Shape a future with meaning.
Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a part-time Upper School, Computer Science Teacher (50% position). We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with classroom experience in teaching Computer Science courses to upper school students (grades 9-12) and one or more degrees in Computer Science or a closely related discipline.
It is expected that a successful candidate would :
Teach two classes per semester (Fall and Spring)
Demonstrate experience and knowledge teaching introductory computer science survey-type courses and/or advanced computer science and programming courses (APCS A and/or APCS Principles)
Show proficiency and fluency in one or more text-based programming languages (e.g., Java, C++, python)
Show proficiency and fluency in one or more block-based programming languages (e.g., Scratch, AppInventor, Snap)
Meet frequently with the Dept. Chair to plan, implement, and reflect on existing and new curriculum and coursework
Utilize educational technology throughout all instruction and course work
Engage and support students of varied learning styles, identities, and beliefs
Create an environment that fosters open discussion and diverse points of view
Be accessible to and communicate with students and parents (including at the end of quarter and semester grading periods)
Perform additional duties and participate actively in the life of the school, including advising a student activity, chaperoning events, and attending student events
In addition, a candidate should possess the following qualities and attributes :
Strong collaboration skills and cross-cultural competency
An interest in and openness to professional development
Commitment to equity and inclusion
Excellent interpersonal, management, and leadership skills
A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at http://www.bwscampus.com. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ms. Corisa Moreno Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director Brentwood School 100 S. Barrington Place Los Angeles, CA 90049 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
About Brentwood School
Mission & Values
Brentwood School is a vibrant and diverse community whose purpose is to promote personal and intellectual growth.
We provide challenging, engaging programs in a nurturing learning environment, devoting care and attention to every student. Embracing high standards of character, commitment, and achievement.
Brentwood School encourages students to think critically and creatively and to act ethically.
In its relatively short history, Brentwood School has grown to be one of the premier independent day schools in Southern California. Founded as a non-profit corporation in 1972, Brentwood School acquired the Brentwood Military Academy, which had existed since 1902.
Brentwood School opened in the fall of 1972 as a co-educational, college preparatory day school with grades 6-10. Grade 11 was added in fall 1973, and the school graduated its first senior class in June 1975.