Information Technologies Specialist and 5th- 8th Grade Computer Science/STEM Teacher 

  • Woodland Presbyterian School
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Mar 01, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Job title: Information Technologies Specialist and 5th- 8th Grade Computer Science/STEM Teacher 

Information Technologies Specialist Primary Purpose: To maintain, support, and troubleshoot the IT needs of teachers, administrators, and students, including the planning and deployment of the 1:1 laptop program for seventh and eighth-grade students.

Teaching Primary Purpose: To design and implement creative, engaging, and differentiated STEM/Computer Science lessons that allow each student the opportunity to reach their God-given potential in a way that supports the mission and values of the school.

Immediate supervisors: Head of School & Head of Middle School
Anticipated Start: July 1, 2023

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • In-depth knowledge and ability to troubleshoot end-user hardware (computers, I-Pads, etc.)  and software programs 

  • Specialization and passion for teaching Computer Science/STEM to middle school students  

  • Implementation of Woodland’s Educational Philosophy 

  • Staying current with teaching strategies, techniques, and educational technology 

  • Consistent and clear parent and student communication

  • Working collaboratively with administrators and colleagues  

  • Planning and directing a grade level play 

  • Planning and attendance of field trips 

  • Participation on school committees 

  • Attendance and participation in divisional meetings 

  • Student arrival and/or dismissal duties 

  • Adherence to Faculty Guidelines 

  • Participating in professional development 

  • Supervision of students 

  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative independent school environment

  • Support the school’s Statement of Faith

Experience & Physical Requirements: 

  • Minimum of three years of experience in field is preferred 

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s degree preferred in related field 

  • Valid teacher licensure preferred 

  • Advanced technology skills, Woodland primarily deploys Apple products across campus 

  • Ability to regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and visually identify visitors 

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds 

Interested and qualified candidates should complete the 
online application and email a cover letter, resume, and personal statement of educational philosophy (PDF version) to or mail to: Woodland Presbyterian School, Attn: Employment, 5217 Park Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38119

Woodland believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.