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Math and Computer Science Teacher - Anticipated

Employer
Poughkeepsie City School District
Location
Poughkeepsie, NY, US
Salary
Competitive

Job Details

Position Type:
High School Teaching/Mathematics - Computer Science

Date Posted:
6/2/2023

Location:
Poughkeepsie High School

Date Available:
07/01/2023

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

BOARD OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
18 SOUTH PERRY STREET
POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 12601


RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #: 22-23-289 • MATH & COMPUTER SCIENCE TEACHER - ANTICIPATED • JUNE 2023 •POUGHKEEPSIE HIGH SCHOOL

NOTICE OF POSITION
POSITION:
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Eric Jay Rosser, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:
MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE TEACHER
POUGHKEEPSIE HIGH SCHOOL

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • NYS Certification, or be eligible for the NYS SOCE (Statement of Continued Eligibility) in Computer Science;
    • In order to be eligible for SOCE, candidate must have previous experience teaching courses in technology or computer science for 1 year and will need to provide a written statement from previous district or supervisor to be submitted on the TEACH portal;
  • Must have working knowledge of various online platforms including Adobe, Magma, Google Sketch Up, etc;
  • Must be versed in various coding languages, including but not limited to Scratch, Python, HTML, Java, CSS
DUTIES:
The Poughkeepsie City School District (PCSD) is committed to providing students and parents with pathways to opportunity that will lead to achievement and success. Through student-centered effective and transformational leadership, school and community engagement, and an unrelenting pursuit to achieve greater school outcomes for children, the Poughkeepsie City Schools is focused on developing and growing greater access, equity, opportunity, and quality across PCSD.

Candidates will teach courses in math, computer science, technology and other computer applications. Daily responsibilities will include:
  • Plan and deliver student-centered lessons (in math and computer science) in regular classrooms, computer lab, maker space rooms;
  • Introduce various online platforms to students for utilization of project-based learning;
  • Work with various school and district partners to expose students to career and technical opportunities;
  • Work collaboratively with various stakeholders to identify gaps in resources and provide recommendations for program needs;
  • Collaborate with post-secondary partners to provide higher levels of college and career awareness in the field of technology and computer science;
  • Work with school building staff and partners to schedule and participate in student field trips that are technology/computer science-themed;
  • Keep accurate records of student attendance, grades, and performance in an online platform for future reference;
  • Meet with technology team throughout the year to share best practices and discuss computer lab usage and other future technological needs as the program develops;
  • Lead initiative for student participation in coding marathons and other various offsite computer science events (colleges, local computer companies, partnerships, etc).
APPOINTMENT:
Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, certifications, credentials and evaluation of service. Personal interviews shall be conducted where appropriate.

EFFECTIVE DATE: JULY 1, 2023

SALARY: In accordance with the PPSTA contract

FINAL DATE
FOR FILING: Open Until Filled


TO APPLY: Please fill out a Frontline Application, available to access under the Human Resources Tab at www.poughkeepsieschools.org

The Poughkeepsie City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, age or marital status; nor does it apply any other arbitrary measure, which would tend to deprive persons of their constitutional rights.

Company

The Poughkeepsie City School District educates approximately 4500 children (47% African American, 38% Hispanic and 9% caucasion) in grades Pre K-12. PCSD is transforming our Early Learning Center, 4 Elementary Schools, Middle,and High School with a $98 Million dollar capital project to support innovating our thinking and approaches to supporting student success. PCSD remains committed to delivering on the democratic principle that equal and high-quality education is every child’s civil right. Our children are our future, and our future will be informed by how well we cultivate them to lead it.    A full generous benefit package is available for full time positions including health insurance, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and additional benefits depending on bargaining unit.  Continuous professional development is provided.   The Poughkeepsie City School District is located in Dutchess County, NY in the beautiful Hudson Valley. In addition to the historic attractions, natural beauty, and outdoor activities in the nearby Catskill and Adirondack mountains, Poughkeepsie is part of the Metro North commuter rail line to NYC.    There are many great things that are underway to elevate student success to new levels.  

  1. A new K-8 ELA and Math Curriculum; Greater student social-emotional supports and programming under the High Needs Student Support Plan; Increased college readiness and workforce development programming for elementary, middle, and high school students; Continued progress in the district’s strategy to integrate technology into the instructional program through the distribution of 1-1 devices; and More opportunities for PCSD children to cherish memories of their school experiences.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
8454514900
Location
18 South Perry Street
Poughkeepsie
NY
12601
US

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