Computer Science and Design Department Chair

Austin, TX

St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 710 students (grades 6-12), is seeking a Computer Science and Design Department Chair for a full-time position beginning August 1, 2024.

While St. Stephen's has offered computer science and design courses for many years, the Curriculum Committee and the Head of School have recently approved the creation of a distinct Computer Science and Design Department. The new Department Chair will have the opportunity to create and teach additional computer science and design courses and provide leadership in coordinating computer science and design courses and programs throughout grades 6-12. Courses currently offered at St. Stephen's include Introduction to Computer Science, Advanced Computer Science, App Development, Fabrication Workshop, Design with Impact, Web Development, Machine Learning / AI, and Independent Projects in Computer Science.

Qualified candidates will be veteran teachers with experience in a similar role and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

In accordance with our founding mission, St. Stephen's Episcopal School infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in everything we do, from admission policies, curriculum, and professional development to our hiring practices. We seek qualified candidates who are committed to these values and ready to work in community to create a more just society. We celebrate every individual, recognizing that our unique stories, histories, and voices are essential to creating a vibrant living and learning space. As such, we strongly encourage people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and identities to apply to become members of our community.

Equal access to employment, programs, and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation or identity.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume, a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role, and a letter summarizing their teaching philosophy.