This position is responsible for teaching a career and technical education program that meets the Washington State Frameworks and Bellevue School District approved guidelines.
The AP Computer Science, Computer technology, Video Game Design Teacher will work with departments and schools within the district.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:
The Bellevue School District is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces and models cultural competency as an international community.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
- Incorporate relevant, rigorous and challenging learning activities in daily lessons.
- Teach Advanced Placement Computer Science course consistent with scope and sequence of College Board criteria;
- Teach Computer Technology Course including simple networking, graphics, HTML, computer programming, management of computers and Information Technology;
- Teach Video Game Design including fundamentals of animation, game logic, scripting and Object Oriented programming geared towards a foundation for AP Computer Science;
- Develop and carry out meaningful, relevant learning experiences for a widely diverse group of high school students;
- Participate in the development of articulated competencies with post-secondary institutions within the Washington Network for Innovative Careers to promote post-secondary opportunities for students;
- Manage and advise appropriate recognized leadership groups and incorporate student leadership activities into the total curriculum;
- Work closely with business, industry, and community leaders to provide relevant, meaningful internships experiences for students and actively participate in the program advisory committee;
- Assume any other reasonable tasks assigned by the building/District administration pertaining to the operation of the school.
- Reports directly to and is supervised by the Building Administrator
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
- Possess or qualify for immediate issuance of State of Washington Career and Technical Education Certificate with specific endorsements for Computer Technologies.
- Washington State teaching certificate with multiple endorsements.
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: (positions in this class typically require)
SKILLS: (position requirements at entry)
- Ability to implement current learning theories in technology education;
- Ability to adapt teaching style and materials to meet individual student needs;
- Ability to maintain good working relationships with all staff, students, parents, and community members;
- Ability to organize, maintain, and manage a clean and safe laboratory class setting;
- Ability to perform all duties in accordance with applicable Board policies and district and legal requirements;
- Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. This position may be exposed to prolonged exposure to visual display terminals as required.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Certificated staff work the school year contract with placement on the District and BEA bargaining agreement salary schedule. Placement on the schedule is determined by training and experience. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental and other benefits, according to Board policy and contract specifications. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental, vacation, holidays, and other benefits according to Board policy.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Bellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, 425-456-4010 or email@example.com; Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, 425-456-4156 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Alexa Allman 425-456-4040 or email@example.com. Address for all three: 12111 NE 1st St., Bellevue, WA 98005.