Director of Academic Programs at NCSSM
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)
WORKING TITLE: Director of Academic Programs
DEPARTMENT/ OFFICE: Academic Programs
POSITION NUMBER: 60087748
POSTING DATE: February 15, 2017
CLOSING DATE: March 7, 2017 Spm
HIRING RANGE: EHRA Non-Faculty - Salary com mensurate with education and experience; 12 Month Position / 1.0 FTE
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Overview
The mission of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, an intellectually stimulating, diverse, and collaborative community, is to:
- andinspireinnovation forthebetterment,throughchallengingresidentialandvirtualprogramsdrivenbyinstructionalexcellenceandtheexcitement
The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is a public coeducational high school for academically talented juniors and seniors with a commitment to scholarship. The school was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1978 to provide challenging educational opportunities for students with special interest and potential in the sciences and mathematics. NCSSM currently serves 680 junio rs and seniors in its residential program, 300 in NCSSM Online and hundreds more North Carolina students seated in schools across the state take NCSSM classes daily through synchronous distance education programs.
The Board of Trustees of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics serves to oversee the execution of the NCSSM mission. The Trustees meet quarterly on the NCSSM campus. In 2007-08 NCSSM became the 17th member of the UNC system, and consequently , is governed by the UNC Board of Governors.
Master's degree or earned doctorate in educational administration or in an academic content area related to the curriculum of the school. At least three years of administrative experience in a public or private secondary school or college. Experience working with talented students in a program of excellence is preferred.
Description of Work:
The Director of Academic Programs is a full-time twelve month EHRA Non-Faculty appointm ent reporting to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Programs.
Computer Science, Coding and Computational Thinking Teacher (Middle School) -- Hawken School
THE POSITION: Hawken School is seeking a full-time middle school Computer Science, Coding, and Computational Thinking teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The essential duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Teach four classes of middle school Computer Science, which may include sections of 4th – 8th grade robotics and other Fab Lab type activities
Serve as an advisor, overseeing the academic and social growth of his/her advisees
Serve as a member of a grade level team of teachers meeting on a daily/weekly basis to plan, develop, and assess co-curricular activities and coordinate student support in alignment with Hawken’s mission
Serve as a member of the Middle School Science and Technology Departments, attending departmental meetings, developing and updating course curricula, and supporting the work of the department
Coach or lead a significant co-curricular activity within the Middle School and/or Lower School
Perform other non-teaching duties as assigned by the Directors or Head of School
QUALIFICATIONS: Hawken School seeks a dynamic and innovative individual committed to teaching the total child.
Residence Life Coordinator (Anticipated) at SCGSSM
S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM)
GSSM seeks an energetic individual to serve as one of six residence life coordinators. This is a 10-month, live-in position. The Residence Life Coordinator’s main responsibilities are to develop and supervise the residential living environment for approximately 288 high school juniors and seniors. This includes providing a safe, healthy, and fun living experience under the leadership of the Director of Campus Life. Persons in this position develop and implement programs focused on the whole student; providing appropriate counsel, interpreting and enforcing community standards, and administering discipline as necessary in an effective and developmental way in keeping with the expectations for GSSM’s residential community. Night and weekend work is required, as is a valid driver’s license.
Qualifications: At minimum, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a human services related field with comparable experience, but a master’s degree in student affairs administration, education, sociology, or related field in preferred.