Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered Computer Science and Robotics teacher. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching students across the four grade levels with different levels of background in Computer Science, from Introduction to Programming to Advanced Placement Computer Science . There is also the possibility of teaching a post-AP Computer Science or Interdisciplinary elective. The candidate will have a passion for teaching and a commitment to student learning and development. The ideal candidate will also be enthusiastic about innovative pedagogies, such as discussion-based teaching and Project Based Learning.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Experience with animation and design software such as Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Animate, AudoDesk Inventor and CAD Solidworks
Prior experience teaching computer studies courses, preferably at the high school level
Experience with co-curricular coaching and advising assignments (ie Computer Club, FIRST Robotics, VEX Robotics, Engineering Club)
Knowledge of instructional design and curriculum development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion
Willingness to collaborate with teachers across the Shorecrest campus
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective offerings, and an I...ndependent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.