Part-Time Lower School Engineering and Robotics Teacher

York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA
Closing date
Aug 2, 2021

Job Details

Category:: York Country Day School
Department:: York Country Day School
Locations:: York, PA
Posted:: Jul 19, 2021
Closes:: Aug 2, 2021 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Part-time
Position ID:: 133810

About York College of Pennsylvania:

Founded in 1953, York Country Day School is a progressive, independent, college preparatory school in York, PA serving students in pre-K through twelfth grade. York Country Day School inspires and nurtures the innovative and creative spirit of students as they pursue their intellectual promise, as well as social and civic passions. Students at York Country Day School are known and valued as integral members of an engaging community. YCDS is an affiliate of York College of PA and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

York Country Day School is seeking a part-time Engineering and Robotics Teacher to join our well-established Engineering and Robotics team. The ideal candidate is an independent yet highly collaborative and creative thinker, comfortable with 21st-century technology and committed to a multidisciplinary approach to teaching. This candidate will have the opportunity to build both engineering and robotics programming and work in our state-of-the-art laboratory space. Candidates must have an excellent understanding of the developmental needs of students in Preschool to grade 5 and demonstrate a passion for working with these age levels.

The person hired for this position will be expected to:

Teach using a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach in the curricular area of Robotics and Engineering

Design curriculum, instruct students, and provide professional development for faculty Pre-Kindergarten-12, as related to the Engineering and Robotics program.

Plan and implement activities that nurture and develop the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social skills of children

Demonstrate the ability to observe children to assess their developmental level, interests and needs, and use this information to facilitate learning and growth

Exhibit kindness, respect, and compassion in all interactions with children, parents, and colleagues

Communicate knowledgeably and effectively with parents and colleagues about students and curriculum

Collaborate frequently with both the Director of Robotics and Engineering and the Head of Lower School


Candidates for this position should be proven classroom teachers who are deeply knowledgeable about current and future trends in Pre-Kindergarten-12 education, including STEAM initiatives, and passionate about working with students and faculty across these grade levels. Candidates should possess strong communication skills. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated his/her ability to establish and maintain a rigorous academic program, with a minimum of two years teaching experience and a master's degree is preferred. The position begins mid-August for the 2021-2022 school year.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be received by August 2, 2021.


YCP studentsA private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,000 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. 

York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.

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