The Madeira School is seeking a Director of STEAM Programs to direct and implement the School’s STEAM program vision and mission in alignment with Madeira’s unique and transformative student experience. The Director elevates the STEAM program through designing, building, and marketing the program; supporting the integration and professional development of relevant faculty; teaching computer science and/or engineering; and serving as the School liaison with building architects and project managers to ensure the appropriate design of new program space.
Works with the Academic Dean and key faculty to create a collaborative culture to design, build, and deliver the STEAM program curriculum.
Helps design and develop programs related to STEAM topics and advise STEAM teachers.
Manages a load of up to 21 of 28 blocks of a combination of teaching (computer science or engineering - 6 blocks), facilitating activities, and on-campus professional development and collaboration.
Serves as Madeira’s STEAM spokesperson and maintains a high level of public visibility.
Acts as the School liaison with building architects and project managers to ensure the appropriate design of new STEAM program space.
Supports Academic Dean in hiring, supervising, and evaluating STEAM program staff.
Manages the fiscal operations including budget development and authorization of expenditures and works with the Development Office to secure additional program funding.
Develops, implements, and maintains all necessary policies, procedures and agreements such as facility partnership agreements, safety guidelines, and vendor contracts in coordination with Innovation2 Department.
Works collaboratively with a team of faculty, colleagues, administrators, and parents and develops a network of relationships with key stakeholders and organizations.
Accompanies students to competitive events to showcase STEAM projects.
Provides quarterly updates about the impact, progress, and challenges of the STEAM Program.
Perform all duties associated with advising including participation in first-year advisor orientation program and serving as a student advisor in subsequent years
Master’s Degree in science, technology, engineering, or math
10+ years of professional experience including at least five years of teaching experience
At least five years of proven supervisory, leadership, and team-building skills
Madeira is an independent boarding and day school educating 320 girls in grades 9 through 12. The 376-acre campus is located 15 minutes from Washington, D.C. in McLean, Virginia. Madeira’s challenging academic programs and experiential learning opportunities, like the award winning Co-Curriculum program, cultivate women leaders who are ready to make positive impacts in their local and global communities.