Colorado Academy is seeking a full time Engineering and Math instructor beginning in August 2017.
•Design and lead hands-on, project-based learning experiences for upper school students in the following areas:
? Robotics and Electronics
? Digital Design and Fabrication
? Collaborative Design Process
? Engineering Skills and Concepts
•Teach two math courses per year (any level from Algebra 1 to Precalculus)
•Teach two electives per trimester in any of the four topic areas noted above
•Co-lead the school's Design and Engineering Club and/or Robotics Club
•Assist in managing the school's Innovation Lab/maker space and the associated materials and equipment
•Teach existing curriculum as needed, and develop new, innovative curricula that explores one of the above topics with the appropriate level of breadth and depth
•Support a learning environment that is safe, respectful, conducive to hands-on learning and exploration and practicing proper work habits, and enjoyable and inspiring for students and adults alike.
We offer an excellent compensation package, opportunities for professional development, and an environment of dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in a math, science, engineering, or technology-related field is required.
A minimum of 4 years of teaching experience is required; subject area experience and a willingness to develop instructional skills will also be considered. Substantial experience in guiding hands-on, project-based learning is required.
Knowledge of electronics, robotics systems, and programming languages such as Python, C++, or Java
is essential. Experience with the following is preferred, but not required:
•Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or other robotics platforms
•2D and 3D CAD software
•Wood and/or metal working
•CNC mills and laser cutters/engravers
This position requires someone who can work with students independently or entire classes of 10-20 students, and adjust to their needs, interests and abilities as needed. The ideal candidate will also have an aptitude and inclination to learn new and complex technology and will pursue professional development opportunities on an ongoing basis.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and three references to:
Michael Davis, Ph.D.
Head of School
3800 S. Pierce Street
Denver, CO 80235