Germantown Friends School is seeking an innovative K-12 Head of Computer Science and Digital Media. This position would start in September of 2019. Recently ranked the top independent school for STEM in Pennsylvania, GFS envisions an educator who can provide nimble leadership to a highly collaborative department. The head will work to forward the development of its strong existing curriculum, which currently introduces elementary students to technology with an integrated approach, provides middle school students with opportunities for learning about programming and digital media, and provides upper school coursework in more advanced concepts in computer science and digital media. Given this K-12 scope, the candidate will have strong content knowledge and capacity with a wide range of ages. Indeed, the ideal candidate will find joy in teaching students at all grade levels, K-12 and in focusing, to start, on the development of curriculum K-5.
- Teach Computer Science and Digital Media courses to Lower School students in an integrated program
- Teach Middle and Upper School students Computer Science and Digital Media courses as part of a cohesive program
- Develop curriculum within the Computer Science and Digital Media department in collaboration with classroom teachers and other departments