K-12 Computer Science and Digital Media HeadBACK TO SEARCH
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Upper School, Middle School, Lower School
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Job Description:

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
Applicant Requirements:
  • Knowledge of computer languages such as: P5.js (Processing), Python, Java, C, C++, C#
  • Additionally, knowledge of the following is ideal: CLI (Bash), Swift
  • Experience teaching computer science and digital media to students at all grade levels is preferred

    Germantown Friends School
    is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status.   People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply.
  • Job Posting Expiration Date: 01/31/2019
    Non-discriminatory Statement:
    Position Level:
    Upper School, Middle School, Lower School
    School Name:  Germantown Friends School
    Street Address: 31 West Coulter Street
    City: Philadelphia
    State: PA
    Zip Code: 19144
    Phone: 215-951-2300
    Head Of School: Dana Weeks
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    Day / Boarding: Day Only
    Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
    Enrollment Size:
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    Admissions Contact: Laura Sharpless Myran
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    08/27/2018 31 West Coulter Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144

    31 West Coulter Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144 School

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