[Noisebridge-jobs] Fwd: [gfafeteria] school where i work is hiring an industrial design and woodworking instructor
rachel at xtreme.com
Thu Mar 31 15:29:54 PDT 2011
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> From: Kelleigh Trowbridge
> Date: March 31, 2011 15:24:51 PDT
> Subject: [gfafeteria] school where i work is hiring an industrial design and woodworking instructor
> hi gfafers
> the school where i work (Lick-Wilmerding) is hiring!
> the deets:
> Teaching Position: Industrial Design and Woodworking Instructor (Part Time)
> Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco is a college preparatory, co-educational day school serving approximately 440 students in San Francisco from grades 9-12. Founded in 1895 as a trade school, and tuition free until 1972, Lick- Wilmerding has a long history of welcoming and supporting students from all walks of life, and prides itself on being a private school with public purpose. At Lick, a diverse student body, faculty, and staff in all its forms is central to what we believe constitutes an excellent education, and we are institutionally committed to ongoing and reflective work in order to further define and articulate this complex and worthwhile vision of our school.
> At Lick, the average full time teacher workload is 72 students, the students are motivated, and the compensation is generous.
> Successful teaching candidates will have developed a thoughtful teaching practice, have three years of teaching experience at minimum, have earned a teaching credential, masters degree, or equivalent experience, hold a deep love of high school students, and know that teachers at the high school level serve as role models and educators both inside and outside the classroom. Flexibility and a sense of humor are required.
> Position: Industrial Design and Woodworking Instructor (Part Time)
> Lick-Wilmerding High School is looking for excellent candidates for a part-time (40% time / 2 courses every other day) position in the Technical Arts Department. We are looking for teachers with a passion for design, craft and engineering, have their own practice and are eager to critically and creatively engage students in the process of making. We are looking for colleagues who are kind, thoughtful, energetic, innovative teachers, and all-around "school people" who want to participate in and contribute to our vibrant department and community. We encourage risk taking in our teaching practice while maintaining high standards, equity, and clear expectations for all students. Ideal candidates will have three years teaching experience, a master's degree in the Arts or equivalent, and significant woodworking training. Other strengths include: sketching and drafting, computer rendering, design thinking, sustainable building practices, promote invention and innovation, cross-disciplinary approaches to problem solving, inspire collaboration, interest in design for public purpose and service learning. A love of high school students, flexibility and a sense of humor are required.
> How to Apply
> To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for 3 references to jobs at lwhs.org. If sending attachments, please provide PDFs or generate your documents in MS Word.
> This position begins August 2011 and is open until filled. Please; no phone calls or faxes.
> feel free to pass on!
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