Massachusetts Employer Information Technology Web Teacher in Worcester, Massachusetts
The Worcester Public Schools is seeking a teacher for its Innovation Pathways Program. Worcester Public School's Innovation Pathway Program is a partnership between Worcester's comprehensive high schools and Worcester Technical High School designed to help students understand and plan for future career fields. Through participation in the program, students will have the chance to explore a career field of interest and the potential to earn industry recognized credentials/certifications. Whether a student is pursuing higher education immediately upon graduation or interested in jump starting their career, they will have more knowledge and be more competitive having completed the Innovation Pathways Program. Please ensure that your SchoolSpring application is accurate and updated as we will use your application materials to make decisions pertaining to this posting. This position is a program teaching position for the technical classes the students take in the afternoons at Worcester Technical High School and will have a partial or full remote/online teaching component during the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19. The successful applicant will assume the responsibility for delivering high quality instructional experiences in accordance with the CVTE curriculum frameworks and other identified program outcomes, as well as the rules and regulations of the Worcester Public Schools. Additionally, applicants should be comfortable exposing students to the many career options that exist within their selected field of study. The successful applicant must have work-experience in the technical field (may include a teaching license in a related subject) and will instruct with rigor using creativity, resourcefulness, perseverance, empathy, and sound judgment. This technical teaching position is in the Information Technology program and will be responsible for teaching Web Development targeting the standards outlined in the CVTE Programming and Web Development Frameworks as well as other program outcomes. The goal is to provide students with basic skills and an understanding of what opportunities and jobs in the field are like to help them better prepare a post-secondary plan for themselves. The ideal candidate will also introduce the connected technology fields that relate to and utilize these skills and are options for future careers in this sector. Dates/times/schedule: February, 2021 - June 10, 2021 Meeting dates prior to February 22 for planning will be required. The Innovation Pathways Program operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:15pm - 5:45pm at Worcester Technical High School. Teachers will work with the Director to schedule 2 days/week and use the third day as a possible make-up day for remote work or cancellations. If in a hybrid model, one of these days will be in person and the other remote. If in a remote model, the hours of both days will be completed remotely. Additionally, a minimum of one-1 hour meeting/month will be expected. Position Type: After school/Evening Location Description The Innovation Pathways program serves students from the all of the district's comprehensive high schools who desire the comprehensive experience but also want the opportunity to learn a trade. Students attend their academic program at the comprehensive and then take vocational classes after school. Learn more about us... Job Requirements Qualified candidates will hold an academic or vocational teacher license or be licensable through DESE in Programming and Web Development. This license requires 3 years of industry experience within the most recent 7 years and candidates who are not yet licensed but are pursuing certification will need to provide evidence of this requirement. In accordance with the Unit A CBA, the pay is $35/hour.