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Computer Science Instructor at LSMSA

Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)

LSMSA seeks applicants for Computer Science Instructor (Employment Beginning August 2018).  

The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, a selective admissions, residential high school for Louisiana’s gifted and high-achieving students, seeks to fill a computer science teaching position beginning in August 2018. The ideal candidate will cultivate exceptional high school talent by teaching college level computer science and application courses, supporting students in competitions, mentoring student independent research, and teaching advanced and elective courses in the candidate's areas of interest.  A sample of current courses include computer applications, C++, Data Structures, Python, Java, and Mobile Apps.

Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Computer Science and an interest in working with bright young people. Other duties include academic advising, sponsoring, chaperoning, or assisting in extra-curricular and student social activities outside the normal school day.

LSMSA is publicly funded as a state agency and is tuition free. The highly selective admissions process is open to all rising 10th and 11th grade students in Louisiana. On average, students enroll from 70% of the state's parishes (counties). Founded in 1983, LSMSA is located in Historic Natchitoches.  The school is adjacent to Northwestern State University; faculty and students have access to the university library and many other facilities and programs.  More information about the school can be found at

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts from the last degree granting institution, contact information for three references and our standard application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                     

This full-time position includes all benefits of state employment.

Required Qualifications

The qualified candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field along with evidence of two years teaching experience and/or professional activity.

Preferred Qualifications

18 hours of graduate work in mathematics and/or additional coursework in computer science, business, and/ or engineering with five or more years of teaching experience.

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