The Williston Northampton School is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Easthampton Massachusetts and is a culturally diverse educational community serving grades 7-12. We are seeking to hire a full-time Computer Science Teacher for the 2024-25 school year. This position is responsible for teaching some combination of four courses within Williston’s computer science curriculum, including: AP Computer Science Principles, Computer Science Principles, any disciplinary electives, or possibly a section of mathematics. In this capacity, the Computer Science Teacher is responsible for creating and updating plans for content, quality, and continuity of curriculum. This position includes involvement with our afternoon athletics and extracurricular activities, likely the Robotics Team, as well as student advising. Living on campus and working in the School’s residential life program may also be an option with this position. Driving a school minibus is also an expectation of this position.
Strong candidates will have middle or high school teaching experience, preferably within an independent boarding school environment. The candidate will possess a Bachelor’s in a relevant field; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates will also have demonstrated skills and knowledge such that they can run and coordinate the work of the Robotics Afternoon Program. Candidates should have a high degree of proficiency in Java; a working knowledge of Python is ideal. The candidate will demonstrate a capacity for working with a range of learning abilities, experience integrating educational technologies into the teaching environment, strong writing and communication skills, creativity, and a collaborative mindset. An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if the candidate has an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education.
Candidates must have the ability to work in a school environment by successful completion of all legally required and school required background checks including the state mandated CORI, Criminal Offender Record Information, SORI, Sex Offender Record Information and Fingerprint based criminal background check.
It is important that candidates possess flexibility, energy, commitment to teamwork and appreciation for adolescents that live in an independent boarding school community. Please include a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references to Corinne Fogg, Dean of Faculty. Full benefit package including health, dental and retirement. Non-smoking campus. EOE