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Part-Time Computer Science Teacher

About Our School

The Blacksburg New School is an accredited independent K-8 school, providing an individualized, rigorous and creative curriculum with a commitment to small class size. We are committed to academic and civic excellence, to individual and community responsibility, and to the love of learning.

Position Overview

We are seeking a part-time Computer Science Teacher & Technology Coordinator for the 2023-2024 school year. The teacher will develop and implement the Technology Education curriculum for the school.

Computer Science instruction begins at the third-grade level with one weekly 45-minute lesson and two 45-minute lessons for fourth graders through eighth grades each week. Additionally the teacher will lead two 45-minutes/week Computer Science elective classes for middle school students. The ideal candidate will also serve as coach for the school’s FIRST LEGO League robotics program for additional pay.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology Education, Instructional Technology or a related field or equivalent experience

  • Experience teaching children

  • Excellent classroom management skills

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Computer Science education

  • Familiarity with proper typing techniques

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Preferred Qualifications

●  Master’s degree in Technology Education or similar field

●  Familiarity with current technology trends both in and outside the classroom

●  Experience using classroom coding programs (ie: Scratch,, Minecraft Edu), LEGO Robotics systems (EV3, Spike Prime/Essentials, WeDo 2.0), educational electronics (ie: Arduino, MakeyMakey), and 3D modeling softwares (TinkerCAD, Blender, Autodesk softwares)

Hours and Compensation

This is a 15-hour/week position, including 9.75 instructional hours, 3.5 hours for planning and prep, as well as 1.75 hours for teacher meetings. Additional hours will be given for coaching the school’s FIRST LEGO league robotics program after school during the league’s season. On-campus hours will be determined between the successful candidate and the school. Compensation is $23/hour.

For More Information and To Apply

For more information about the Blacksburg New School visit Interested applicants should forward a letter of interest and resume to Review of applicants will begin immediately. The Blacksburg New School is an equal opportunity employer.

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