Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, Hingham, MA
Notre Dame Academy- Hingham, an all-female college prep high school educating young women in grades 7-12, is seeking a full-time STEM teacher with a curious mind, a creative spirit, and a passion for empowering young women. Notre Dame Academy is a vibrant, Catholic learning community, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The Academy guides young women in their personal faith formation, challenges students to pursue academic excellence, and encourages social responsibility on behalf of global justice.
Under the supervision of the Computer Technology Studies Department Chairperson, the STEM Teacher creates, develops, and implements cutting-edge curricula that build students’ critical thinking, problem solving, and logical reasoning skills and prepares them for future advanced coursework and STEM careers. Notre Dame Academy requires that all students in grades 7, 8 & 9 take year-long STEM classes. The curriculum consists of a sampling of technologies, including website building, programming, artificial intelligence, data science, cybersecurity and robotics. The teacher engages in professional development to strengthen pedagogy and to keep current with the quickly evolving .world of computer technology education.
Components of Responsibility
Pedagogy and Assessment
- Align course curriculum and assessments with established NDA curriculum maps.
- Ensure adequate and varied opportunities for project-based learning
- Provide extra help through meetings with students and through email communications.
- Implement meaningful and effective instructional methods.
- Integrate technology into pedagogy where necessary and beneficial.
Classroom Management/Student Accountability
- Create and maintain an organized, functional, and safe learning environment.
- Create and uphold rules and procedures that optimize learning.
- Hold students accountable to all policies, procedures, and standards as outlined in the NDA Student Handbook.
- Attend Computer Technology Studies Department Meetings.
- Support and participate in Computer Technology Studies Department events and initiatives.
- Pursue professional development training.
- Keep accurate records.
- Communicate technology supply and classroom material needs to Computer Technology Studies Department Chairperson.
- Engage in school community life outside the classroom through coaching a sport or moderating a club
- Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a related field
- Experience teaching technology or programming languages, or related subject
- Experience teaching Middle School (computer science or related subjects: science, math)
- The candidate should have or show demonstrated progress in working towards a Massachusetts teaching license