High School Computer Science Teacher

  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Spartanburg, SC, USA
  • Jan 19, 2023
High School Secondary - Math Secondary - Science

Job Description

Purpose of Job:

Teaches one or more subjects under the PLTW program to students by performing the
following duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers subject-specific assessments and district and/or state tests for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations and student achievement, developing methods for improvement, and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.

Other Duties Assigned:

  • Analyzes test data for the purpose of enhancing student achievement and
    increasing school improvement goals.
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the
    purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration and/or
    seeking the assistance of district specialists.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, and a
    variety of community resources for improving the overall quality of student
    outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school
    improvement plan.
  • Counsels students for improving performance, problem-solving techniques, and a
    variety of personal issues.
  • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject-specific
    assignments (e.g.language arts, mathematics, science, history, etc.) for providing
    an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
  • Differentiates classroom work and integrates district initiatives for providing
    students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans
    within established lesson plans.
  • Directs paraprofessionals, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers,
    and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom
    program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics
    through a defined course of study.
  • Manages student behavior to provide a safe and caring environment throughout
    all facets of the school program and to provide an optimal learning environment.
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g., classroom,
    campus grounds, field trips, clubs, athletic/activity events, graduation, dances,
    etc.) to provide a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g., staff, department, faculty, conference
    periods, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required
    to perform functions.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g., grades, attendance, anecdotal
    records, lesson plans, progress reports, etc.) for the purpose of documenting
    student progress and meeting mandated requirements. Responds to emergency
    situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing
    to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • All equipment needed for classes has already been purchased.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a job-related area.
  • South Carolina Teacher's Certificate appropriate endorsement
  • Must be already trained in PLTW Essentials and Principles. He or She needs to
    be possibly trained in Computer Science A and Cybersecurity.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Math or Science teaching certificate

Physical Demands:
This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands,
and fingers, reach with hands and fingers, bend, stoop, and lift objects of at least ten
pounds. The job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Retirement Programs, Health and Dental Insurance are provided


SC Public Charter School District


High Point Academy https://www.hpaspartanburg.com/Default.aspx

High Point Academy Spartanburg, SC is a tuition-free public charter school founded in 2014. We are Spartanburg County’s only charter school serving students in kindergarten through grade 12. All students in South Carolina are eligible to attend. High Point Academy is a South Carolina Public Charter School District member.
To cultivate lifelong learners in a student-centered environment.
To be an exemplary school of choice for academically minded families.

We strive to make every student feel welcome, connected, and part of the High Point Academy family. We ask our students, our parents, and our staff to uphold the High Point Academy Commitment (School-Parent Compact).

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