Job Title: Computer Programming Specialist K-6
Position Type: Faculty, Non-exempt, Part-time, 10-mo.
Reports to: Lower School Dean of Students
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Closing Date: When Filled
Start Date: August 2021 for 2021-2022 Academic School Year
Application: Accepted at https://www.tbcs.org/employment
The Bear Creek School is a classical Christian School for Preschool – 12th grade. We are a nondenominational, private, day school accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) and Cognia (formerly AdvancEd). Please see our website, www.tbcs.org, for additional information.
Teaches computer programming classes in the elements of programming and creativity.
- Approach classroom instruction and student interactions from a Christian Worldview
- Prepare and teach weekly coding, computer skills, and Scratch lesson plans
- Maintain classroom management conducive to learning
- Inform classroom teacher of students’ academic or behavioral difficulties, work together with classroom teacher to implement success strategies
- Complete progress and grade reports for each student in a timely manner using school guidelines
- Keep accurate and detailed records of each student’s progress to substantiate reports
- Participate in collaborative evaluation process with classroom teacher, Division Head, and VP for Academic Affairs
- Attend regular specialist meetings
- Provide Division Head with list of specific curriculum purchases necessary for upcoming school year
- Keep classroom neat and pleasant in appearance
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; computer-related discipline and/or experience preferred
- Teaching credential preferred
- Experience working with children preferred
- Familiarity with classical methodology and Christian Worldview integration preferred
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. No sponsorship is available for this position
Critical Performance Competencies
- Positively support the school’s policies and practices and work collaboratively in a professional organization
- Truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others
- Able to use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas
- Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements
- Maintain confidentiality and security of information
- Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results
- Effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks
- Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-based software package and online curriculum tools as needed
- Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct
- Requires standing for long periods of time
- Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of student work and performance
The Bear Creek School is an equal opportunity employer and is required by law to perform background checks on selected qualified candidates. All employees of The Bear Creek School must agree to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Bear Creek School’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Employee Handbook, and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Biblical standards.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees and students.