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Computer Science Instructor

Employer
The Governor's School for Science and Mathematics
Location
Hartsville, South Carolina
Salary
Scale
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2022
Website
https://www.scgssm.org

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) seeks an exceptional computer science instructor to teach advanced high school students. Candidates must have a Master’s degree, PhD preferred, in computer science or a related field.

Applicants should have experience teaching computer science at the college or advanced high school level. Computer science courses offered in our programs include Introduction to Programming with JAVA - AP, Python for Scientists, CISCO Introduction to Networking, Data Structures, Database Design, Game Design, Visual Design, Artificial Intelligence, and C/C++ Systems Design. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach AP Introduction to Programming in JAVA and C/C++ Systems Design regularly and should also be able to teach upper level computer science courses.

Successful teachers at GSSM have an understanding of gifted learners, an enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high school students, and knowledge of effective pedagogy.  Demonstrated desire to work collegially to create unique and innovative experiences for students within and outside the classroom is a must. Committee meetings, student activity advising, and occasional evening/weekend commitments are a regular part of faculty responsibilities.

Courses at GSSM are modeled on a college-like schedule and teaching environment. We offer courses to students in-person at our campus in Hartsville, SC as well as virtually to students across the state of South Carolina. The successful candidate will be expected to work from our campus in Hartsville, SC and should be prepared to teach both online and residential courses. Experience teaching in virtual or hybrid environments is a plus. A teaching certificate is not required.

This is a permanent, full-time (10-month) teaching position, with benefits provided through the State of South Carolina. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience.

To apply, please assemble, in a single pdf file, a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and the South Carolina employment application available at www.scgssm.org/employment. 

About GSSM: GSSM is a public-school offering tuition-free classes to students across the state of South Carolina. Our residential program teaches 11th and 12th grade students at our location in Hartsville, SC and is recognized among the top public high schools in the nation. Our virtual programs teach synchronous courses to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders across the state of South Carolina. GSSM additionally offers nationally recognized outreach, research, and international programs. 

The school maintains a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and over 90% of faculty have PhDs in their field of instruction. For more information, visit www.scgssm.org.

GSSM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in admission, participation, or employment in its programs and activities. GSSM is actively committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of its living, learning, and working community.

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