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Technology Teacher

  • Full Time
  • KIRKLAND

Website Eastside Preparatory School

Eastside Preparatory School’s vision is to inspire students to create a better world. Our mission is to guide students to think critically, act responsibly, lead compassionately, and innovate wisely. The four mission components guide the development of curriculum as well as the evolution of the EPS culture. Founded in 2002, Eastside Prep was re-accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) in January 2019. Eastside Prep has grown from 17 students in 2003-2004 to a projected total of 540 students for academic year 2024-2025.

 

Job Summary: As a Technology Teacher at Eastside Prep, you will play a pivotal role in delivering a modern, dynamic technology program. This program includes technology electives, seminars, independent studies, student access to makerspaces, and co-curricular programs such as robotics, electric car conversion, and EPS R&D. Candidates are expected to contribute their expertise to this environment and be open to expanding their knowledge into other domains. The specific roles and responsibilities will be determined based on the candidate’s interests and abilities in collaboration with the tech team.

 

Roles and Responsibilities
Your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching technology electives and seminars
  • Mentoring students in independent projects and studies
  • Managing the Upper School makerspace
  • Coaching co-curricular programs such as FTC robotics and EPS R&D team
  • Collaborating with students and the tech team to develop tools with technology

Technology Used at Eastside Prep

  • Primary Programming languages: Python, Java with some JavaScript in Web Design
  • Makerspace Tools: 3D Printers (Prusa), Laser cutters (Universal, Epilog, Glowforge), Metal CNC (Tormach)
  • Explore the full course catalog: http://courses.eastsideprep.org

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required

  • Experience working with faculty, 5th – 12th grade students and their parents
  • Desire to continually learn new things
  • Tenacious problem solver
  • Enjoys a fast-paced work environment

Desired

  • Java and Python
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Familiarity with makerspace tools
  • CAD and CAM experience

Credentials and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills with colleagues, students, and parents
  • Strong capacity to pick up new skills and seek out solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Explore the full course catalog: http://courses.eastsideprep.org

Compensation

  • Our competitive salary range for a full-time teacher is $62,500 to $108,500, based on experience.
  • EPS offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our faculty, staff, and their families.
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (based on FTE)
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • Access to Walk-In Medical Clinics
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Spending Account
    • Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
    • School Dining Hall Stipend (breakfast and lunch)
    • Public Transportation Pass
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Financial Wellness Programs
    • Paid Time Off Sick, Personal, Bereavement, Jury/Witness Duty
    • Vacation Pay for Staff
    • Parental Leave
    • Life and Disability Insurance
    • Professional Development Opportunities
    • Optional Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Indemnity Insurance

 

Application Process

If you are enthusiastic about technology education and ready to contribute to our dynamic program, we encourage you to apply.  Please visit the employment page of our website a (https://www.eastsideprep.org/who-we-are/employment/) and complete the online application form (include a cover letter & resume). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply for this job email your details to chadden@eastsideprep.org