BREBEUF JESUIT MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, which is Jesuit, Catholic, and Interfaith, is to provide an excellent college preparatory education by preparing its students for a lifetime of leadership in service to others as men and women who are intellectually competent, open to growth, loving, religious, and committed to promoting justice. In pursuit of the Mission, Brebeuf Jesuit affirms two essential principles: the education of the whole person and the care of the person.

Computer Science Teacher

Courses traditionally taught under this position are Digital Citizenship (required of all first year students); Robotics; Web Design, Computer Programming I and II, AP Computer Science (Java), Special Topics/ Independent Study.  New course offerings are possible dependent on candidate expertise.  Summer School opportunities are possible with this position (Digital Citizenship) for Summer 2018. This position reports to the Chair of Media and Information Sciences Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

(Note: The following list of responsibilities is not exhaustive. Others may be assigned, subject to reasonable accommodations.)

  • Implement and help to develop departmental curricula for subject area.  Collaborate with other department members to ensure scope and sequence is aligned with needs of school learning community and the development of the whole child.
  • Design and plan activities pertinent to the theme the Digital Student.  Including but not limited to: creativity and innovation in cross-platform learning environment; communication and collaboration; research and information literacy; critical use of effective technology; digital citizenship and ethical use of technology.
  • Participate in a technology-rich teaching and learning environment, including 1:1 Bring Your Own Technology for all students.
  • Develop and grow Computer Science curriculum including concepts such as web design and programming at advanced levels.
  • Utilize various instructional strategies (best practices and innovative techniques) to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Create an engaging and welcoming classroom environment which challenges and meets the needs of all students.
  • Actively and regularly engage parents in communication about student progress.
  • Participate in individual, departmental and school-wide professional development which are supported by school funds.
  • Participate in and support the religious life and the extracurricular life of the students and the school.
  • Act as a personal example of those attributes to which we call our students (the “Grad at Grad”): open to growth, intellectually competent, loving, religious, and committed to promoting justice.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated proficiency with: Google Apps for Education; cross-platform systems (Windows, OS, iOS, Android and Chromium); Microsoft Office; HTML and web design theory; database structure; digital video; object oriented programming; and desktop publishing creation
  • Sensitivity to and appreciation for diversity, with demonstrated ability to relate to individuals with compassion
  • Ability to excel in a team environment
  • Excellent writing, speaking and communication skills

PREFERRED

  • Indiana Teaching License
  • Experience in robotics (Vex, Lego Mindstorms, etc) and associated curriculum
  • Prior experience teaching in a 1:1 educational environment
  • Working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and its role in education
  • Experience within an educational and/or independent school environment 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING

Please click here to access the online application.

Application deadline: April 27, 2018


If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Human Resources at hr@brebeuf.org.