The Baldwin School of P.R. is the premier independent, PPK-12, college preparatory, English language day school in Puerto Rico. It is also the first school authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP), and Diploma Program (DP) in the island’s history.
The Middle/Upper School Design Technology & Robotics Teacher will serve as a faculty member at The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico for a full twelve-month period. This position is required to be on duty at the school on all designated school days, orientation days, and teacher workdays.
Experience guiding students to apply practical and creative thinking skills to solve design problems.
Experience facilitating the IB Design Cycle by guiding students through the analysis of problems, development of feasible solutions, and the creation of solutions.
Experience facilitating the study of computer coding and programming.
Experience with a variety of programming languages.
Experience with current web development technologies.
Experience with developing apps for mobile devices.
Knowledge of more advanced academic computer science topics, such as artificial intelligence, compiler design, computer graphics, machine vision, programming language design, algorithms, operating systems, etc.
Experience with multiple operating systems, including Windows 7/8, Mac OS X, and Linux.
Experience teaching Lego, Vex, and Vex IQ Robotics, and has the energy, capacity, and willingness to build a competitive Robotics program. (The competitive program will require some after-school and weekend commitment.)
Experience working in an IB School preferable.
Must possess complete fluency in English, fluency in Spanish is not required but preferred.
At least three (3) to five(5) years of experience in the educational field, preferably in teaching both middle and upper school students.
Excellent writing & public speaking skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; familiarity with the goals, objectives, and mission of an independent college preparatory school; the ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population.
Committed to continuous professional growth and development as a professional educator.
Strives to improve the quality of instruction, to improve professional standards in the areas of human relations and communication skills.
Develops long and short-range plans for classroom instruction as required by the IB program.
Provides a course syllabus, which includes expected outcomes as described by the IB program for the use of students, parents, and supervisors.
Develops and/or implements student assessment methods that will consistently and continuously provide a basis for evaluating student performance and achievement and which abide by the grading procedures published in the student and IB handbooks.
Directs and coordinates a learning environment that focuses on the sensitivity to the emotional needs of individuals and respect for the integrity, capabilities, and personality of each individual.
Demonstrates enthusiasm about teaching students of different cultures and levels who possess a range of abilities and learning styles in both middle and upper schools.
Ability to work in groups/ team teaching.
Requires energy, creativity, organization, and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators.
Interest in and agreeable to sponsoring an after-school activity.
Possesses a demonstrated commitment to the School's Mission, Vision, Pedagogy, professional development goals, and overall educational goals.
Regular and effective communications with parents concerning student progress, reports, homework, class activities, school-wide information, etc. through different means including the School's Online Parent/Teacher Portal.
Demonstrates professionalism through timeliness, attendance, proper attire, language, demeanor, intra-school communications, etc.
Must be available for individual student instruction, parent conferences, participates in school-sponsored activities, and attends regularly scheduled faculty, grade level, and department meetings and professional development.
Complies with all staff policies as stated in Employee Handbook.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.
Qualified candidates, please send résumé to the Human Resources Manager at:
The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico is an equal opportunity employer
About The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico
Baldwin is the premier independent, PPK-12, college preparatory, English language day school in Puerto Rico. Located in the greater San Juan metropolitan area, Baldwin offers a beautiful and spacious 23 acre campus, certified as a national wildlife habitat; spectacular facilities, including our Visual and Performing Arts Center, swimming pool, tennis courts, field house, outdoor courts, and soccer field; and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for the world's elite public and private universities and colleges. Our children are challenged to become creative thinkers, problem solvers, effective communicators, ethical leaders, and culturally aware citizens who positively impact our diverse world. At Baldwin, values matter.
The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico is an International Baccalaureate World School. We are members of the Caribbean Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools, and are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. We also hold memberships in the National Federation of High Schools and the National Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association.