Bishop Moore Catholic High School is seeking a full time STEM Specialist
Bishop Moore Catholic prepares students for life after high school by teaching them virtue and knowledge as they will need to be contributing members of society based on the Gospel message and Roman Catholic teaching. Bishop Moore, the largest private Catholic school in Orlando, Florida, serves families in the 9th–12th grades. We are dedicated to providing our students with “Virtus et Scientia” (virtue and knowledge) through educational excellence in a Christ-centered environment. We take great pride in our academic, artistic, and athletic programs—they are truly exceptional. Our spiritual connection and commitment to excellence sets us apart from other schools.
The STEM Specialist serves as the curriculum leader to promote high standards of teaching, learning and assessment, focused on an integrated STEM approach inclusive of Science, Math, Technology/Engineering and Computer Sciences. Ability to supervise and guide the Math and Science instructional staff as they plan and implement appropriate instructional programs to create learning centered in the STEM vision.
This individual will work collaboratively with the Administration, Guidance, Advancement, and Admissions departments. The selected candidate will lead collaborative development and implementation of curriculum that establishes an environment of problem-solving, learning by research, discovery and exploration that will connect all aspects of learning.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
An understanding that BMCHS is a Catholic High School and an appreciation and commitment to uphold the Catholic spiritual and intellectual traditions as they are the foundation of all things at the school. Applicants who are practicing Catholics are
Self-Starter who is outgoing, energetic and can think on their feet
Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
Knowledge of Science Standards, ISTE Standards, Computer Science Standards, engineering practices research and instructional technology
Knowledge of student-centered learning and project based learning
Strong initiative in seeking and securing resources and support for STEM education
Demonstrated ability to work as a team in an educational setting that sets and achieves high learning standards for staff and students communicating the vision and goals of STEM education
Experience gathering data and monitoring progress towards student learning goals.
Support teachers in differentiating instruction for all students as a way of encouraging them to develop and fulfill their academic potential.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities
Develop, organize, supervise, implement and assess science, technology and computer sciences curriculum and instruction 9-12
Develop a powerful vision for STEM education aligned with diocesan, state and national goals
Integrate and expand STEM awareness amongst all teachers at BMCHS
Develop expertise in implementation of engineering processes and problem-based learning across the curriculum
Organize, develop, coordinate, and provide professional learning for teachers and staff related to STEM integration in the classroom
Develop partnerships that support the STEM concept in order to enhance field exposure and opportunity for students
Formally and informally supervise and evaluate Math, Science, Technology and Computer Science staff as needed