The Madeira School is seeking a STEAM Specialist for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will support and achieve the School's mission and vision by effectively facilitating learning in student-centered college preparatory classrooms. The successful candidate will be instrumental in developing an interdisciplinary approach to STEAM programming and working across academic departments. The Madeira STEAM program encourages students to engage in an iterative process of designing and creating, thereby developing skills in both problem solving and inquiry.
Teach, design and develop curriculum, support faculty, coordinate, align and provide vision for STEAM curricular activities in the context of the School's academic program
Plan and prepare innovative and rigorous instructional content
Develop curriculum that aligns with and extends STEAM initiatives
Have the content knowledge and personal flexibility to teach well a range of students
Work collaboratively with a team of faculty, colleagues, administrators and parents
Maintain accurate student records such as grades and comments and communicate such data in accordance with the Academic Calendar and School expectations
Perform all duties associated with advising
Know how girls learn and use this knowledge to guide instructional and curricular decisions; apply principles of mind, brain and education science when teaching, developing curriculum, and assessing student learning
Develop interdisciplinary projects and courses in collaboration with other members of the STEAM departments
Support and act in accordance with the school's mission and values
The Madeira School is one of the country's premier boarding/day schools for girls in grades 9-12. For more than a century, Madeira has built a strong tradition of innovative teaching and learning, including hands-on, real world work experience for every student through Madeira’s award-winning Co-Curriculum experiential learning program. Located just outside Washington, DC, on the banks of the Potomac River in McLean, VA, Madeira enrolls 320 students from around the country and around the world.