Computer Science Teacher - Posted to create Candidate Pool
Baltimore, MD 
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BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Position Description

CLASS TITLE: CTE IT, Computer Science


REPORTS TO: SchoolPrincipal

DEFINITION: Provide instructional and leadership services that prepare students with the related academic, critical thinking, computer technology, workplace readiness, and technical skills essential to pursuing career pathways in Computer Science. Perform other duties as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Provide instruction and course/program management at the high school level in areas of computer programming, such as,Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Aand AP Computer Science Principles.

Provide support to Career and Technology Student Organizations (CTSO's) such as Future Business Leaders of America.

Develop marketing and public relations efforts to increase student interest and enrollment in the CTE Computer Science completer program.

Convene and plan Computer Science advisory board meetings that support and assess current programming.

Promote career and college pathways related to Computer Science.

Demonstrate knowledge and implement a "hands-on" approach to critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed for current and future employment.

Provide instruction in teamwork, communications, problem solving, decision making, and computer technology which relate to workplace and higher education skills needed in business and industry.

Collaborate with staff and postsecondary institutions to develop and maintain career pathways which prepare students for apprenticeship, community college, or university degree programs.

Prepare instructional materials, maintain equipment, and manage materials of instruction which maximize the resources needed to deliver a diverse instructional program.

Contribute to the mission of the school by striving to attain school improvement plan and career completer goals.

Partner with employers and community groups to promote and advance technical skills.

Participate in recruitment and selection of students.

Create an instructional environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.

Communicate standards, achievements, and deficiencies to students and parents. Meet with students and parents.

Maintain complete and accurate student academic, attendance, and disciplinary records. Monitor and assess students' academic progress.

Collaborate with school administrators, other teachers, paraeducators, parents, and community members in the education of students.

Attend staff meetings. Serve on various committees.

Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in an applicable field. Experience commensurate with requirements for Maryland Standard Professional certification required. Teaching experience preferred. Experience with programming applications, JAVA preferred.

Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Professional Certification. Maryland Conditional Certificate may be considered with appropriate education and/or experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge and expertise with computer equipment operations and software applications.
Knowledge of curriculum, effective instructional techniques, instructional materials and equipment.
Strong human relations skills and the ability to maintain relationships and open communications with business partners and other stakeholders to identify real-world applications of content.
Effective organization and communication skills. Flexibility in program implementation strategies. Skills in preparing, implementing lesson plans and instructing students.
Skill in communicating with students, their parents, administrators, and others.
Skill in supervising students and managing behavior.
Knowledge of and skill in the use of database, internet, spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications.

Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, parents and staff. Ability to maintain confidential information.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The work of this class is generally performed in a school environment. Work may require the ability to move around the school and classroom.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Requires attendance at after-school and evening meetings and events.

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

Eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement System


This document describes the duties and responsibilities of a position. It shall not be held to exclude duties not referenced nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.



Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

Application Instructions
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a separate completedapplication must be submitted for each position and location in which you are interested.
  • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors.. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etcwill not be accepted.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

Before you can be considered for employment, youMUSThave the following items attached to your application:
  • A copy of your TEACHER CERTIFICATION(if applicable).
  • A copy of your TRANSCRIPTS.
  • A copy of your PRAXIS or other state test scores.
  • A copy of your MARYLAND IN-SERVICE COURSE SLIPS (if applicable).

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $ 100.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
  • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
  • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
  • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
  • All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefitssession.
  • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360).

Contact Information:

Tiffany Harris
Secondary Staffing Team
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone:443-809-6009
Fax:410-296-0568
Email:


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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