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Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Computer Science Teacher in Buffalo, New York

Computer Science Teacher

Health Sciences Charter School

1140 Ellicott Street

Buffalo , NY 14209

Certified - Area - Other

Job Number 3300035934

Start Date

Open Date 07/14/2022

Closing Date 09/01/2022

Job title - Computer Science Teacher

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Status - Full-time

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 Computer Science with proven results in student learning. The Teacher is responsible for providing instruction on a wide range of computer science courses, including an introductory survey course, introductory Javascript, and or similar curriculum to meet New York State Computer Science standards.The Teacher will be expected to teach for an extended school year, consisting of approximately 190 student days and 200 teacher school days, with an optional summer program. The Teacher will provide student services to those students enrolled, ensuring the effective completion of the curriculum that they are responsible for. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC).


1) Instruct students on Javascript and other relevant technologies.

2) Instruct students on how computers work, including the basic science and mathematics behind their operation and the hardware and the software built on those foundations.

3) Teach how to write computer programs and algorithms.

4) Provides a diverse perspective when working with Students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.

5) Maintains professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.

6) Participates in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.

7) Engages in a diverse community based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.

8) Observes and evaluates the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development and physical health.

9) Instructs students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.

10) Implements teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.

11) Establishes and enforces rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.

12) Prepares, administers and grades tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.

13) Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignments, including transition to teaching programs.


  • NYS Teaching Certification, Computer Science (K-12), Math (7-12) with computer science experience

  • Proficiency in microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.

  • Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.

  • Strong verbal and communication skills.


  • Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

What We Offer

HSCS offers an excellent working environment supported by our shared leadership team to ensure each person's strengths can be utilized and fostered. Our teachers have the ability to be flexible in the creation of their curriculum to meet students' needs.

We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience, performance incentive programs, leadership opportunities, ability to earn additional stipends through extracurricular participation, tuition reimbursement, generous 403B contribution matching and a comprehensive benefits package.

HSCS believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and an inclusive organization that enables our community to thrive. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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