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Robotics Program Director


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/17/2020
School Name Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 02/06/2020

SEATTLE ACADEMY is a dynamic community that challenges students to question, imagine, and create in order to contribute boldly to a changing world. This mission comes alive in our urban school setting where we serve grades 6 – 12 in a vibrant, independent school environment.

Our diverse faculty is exceptionally qualified, strong academically, and combine rich life experience with passion for their disciplines. Our teaching philosophy is geared toward our mission and guiding principles of Culture of Performance, College and Life, Know the Kid, and Inclusive Community.

We invite you to join our team in making the mission a reality for our students in the role of Robotics Program Director where you will lead and further develop our robotics program for grades 6-12. Currently, our program consists of competitive teams in FTC, FRC, and MATE underwater robotics. The Director would be responsible for logistics, budgeting, mentor/coach management, and overall program development for all of these groups as well as summer camps. In addition, the Director would be responsible for teaching 1-2 classes in a STEM subject.

Successful candidates should possess 3-5 years of previous teaching experience in this curricular area with program development and management experience strongly preferred.

Key characteristics for the person in this position include:

  • A growth mindset with a passion for your subject matter and an engaging learning environment;
  • Desire, interest, and enthusiasm for working with middle and upper school-aged students;
  • A willingness to incorporate social-emotional learning competencies into the subject matter;
  • Compassion, patience, sense of humor, contextual emotional intelligence;
  • Strong organizational and communication abilities; and
  • Ability to work effectively with all constituent groups - teachers, parents, students, and administrative teams.

Seattle Academy provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender presentation, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws. SAAS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email only with the subject line Robotics Program Director to resume@seattleacademy.org.

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