Come Invent the Future of Education with Us

Makerspace Lab Instructor

Monticello High School

This innovative position leads a high school mechatronics lab in which students design, make, and engineer using a variety of traditional tools and basic computer programming to create personalized learning projects. The candidate will be able to use or be willing to learn a variety of woodworking tools, metal working tools, and engine technologies, as well as new technologies including 3-D design, micro-controllers (i.e. Arduino), laser cutter, and CNC router.

This position requires a non-traditional educator who likes the challenge of hands-on learning and creative problem-solving as well as the opportunity to run an open high school maker space that has been designed to engage a wide range of high school students in the exciting world of making.

In addition this position is part of our commitment to fundamentally change high school education - our goal, and your challenge - is to help lead that change to project-based, passion-based, open schedule Maker Work. But you will not be alone, you'll be part of a dynamic team that is always learning.


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Candidates should meet one of the following criteria:

  • Hold or be eligible for a Virginia teaching license with an endorsement Technology Education.
  • Hold or be eligible for a Virginia teaching license with a skill-set commensurate to this position and willingness to add-on Technology Education endorsement via Praxis within three years.
  • Eligible for a provisional Virginia teaching license with a baccalaureate degree in one of the following fields of study: architecture, design, engineering, industrial technology, or physics. Willingness to complete 12 semester hours of technology education content coursework within three years.

Maker Math Instructor

Murray High School

We are seeking a candidate that is ready to re-think Mathematics instruction at the high school level. The candidate should be willing to explore and implement the application of high school mathematics to a variety of manufacturing processes such as 3D design/print, laser cutting, and CNC routing. Additionally, the candidate should be able to or willing to learn the application of mathematical concepts in coding micro-controllers, apps, and computer programs.

This position requires a non-traditional educator who likes the challenge of hands-on learning and creative problem-solving as well as the opportunity to develop and implement curriculum to engage a wide range of high school students in the exciting world of making.

In addition this position is part of our commitment to fundamentally change high school education - our goal, and your challenge - is to help lead that change to project-based, passion-based, open schedule Maker Work. This engaging challenge will happen in a school environment where mastery learning and Choice Theory are woven into the fabric of the culture making this work a natural and welcomed opportunity.


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Culinary Arts Maker Educator

Albemarle High School

Where else would making be such a natural fit besides a culinary arts lab in a comprehensive high school? We are seeking a candidate that is ready to take Culinary Arts instruction to an innovative place while helping students make inspiring creations with visible connections to traditional academic focus areas..

This position requires a non-traditional educator who likes the challenge of hands-on learning and creative problem-solving as well as the opportunity to develop and implement curriculum to engage a wide range of high school students in the exciting world of making.

In addition this position is part of our commitment to fundamentally change high school education - our goal, and your challenge - is to help lead that change to project-based, passion-based, open schedule Maker Work. In this comprehensive high school, maker education is the centerpiece with thriving interdisciplinary programming, modern lab spaces, and a pedagogical backbone that resonates through an entire campus.

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Come Invent the Future of Education with Us

Could you be a part of one of America’s most creative, most innovative public school systems? Are you ready to help us redefine what school is? Are you committed to child-centered practice? Do you believe that contemporary technologies open doors for all students? If so, you might have what it takes to join Albemarle County Public Schools

Albemarle County Public Schools profiles as one of the most innovative public school systems in the United States. Creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration across curricula support our vision that all young people will embrace learning, excel and own their future. Graduating learners with lifelong learning competencies is the one goal of our strategic plan. We do that by unleashing the potential of young people to create, design, and produce through the use of a transformative learning model grounded in our Seven Pathways to lifelong learning. We are committed to fine and performing arts, health and wellness, libraries, interdisciplinary core learning, and world languages.

Situated in and around beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia – which is consistently ranked among America’s top university towns and best places to live – Albemarle County is nestled in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park. Just 100 miles south of Washington, DC and 70 miles west of Richmond, it’s only a short trip to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic beaches, and New York is an easy Amtrak ride away. Whether it’s the great outdoors, a vibrant arts and culture scene, or small town living with a big city feel, our part of Central Virginia has something for everyone.

See what Edutopia and Google have said about Albemarle County Public Schools. Read about our instructional philosophy, commitment to our students and our educators, and innovative practices. Take a look at what is going on at each of our schools. You may also learn more by following us on Twitter and Facebook.

We seek to employ teachers, administrators, and staff who are constantly learning, continuously adapting, and who challenge every child to pursue his or her individual dreams. In exchange, we offer competitive pay and benefits, and most importantly, the chance to be part of something truly special.

Do you envision yourself being a part of all this? If so, come join us!​

Interested? Questions?

Contact:

Chad Ratliff (cratliff@k12albemarle.org)

Michael Craddock (mcraddock@k12albemarle.org)

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