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Computer Teacher

Shelby County Schools

Memphis, TN US

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Shelby County Schools is accepting Computer teacher applications for Wooddale High School the 2017-18 school year. Our District is finalizing our hiring needs for the upcoming school year, and we anticipate this position will post later this week. Complete your online instructional profile now so it’s ready to go when the principal begins hiring!

Our application deadline is June 12, 2017.

Our Mission

SCS is dedicated to preparing all students for success in learning, leadership and life.

  • Our promise is that by 2025, 80% of our students will be college & career ready, 90% will graduate high school, and 100% of graduates will enroll in post-secondary education.
  • Our work is deeply rooted in the belief that every child is capable of learning and that education is the great equalizer.
  • With 84% of all students considered economically disadvantaged, Shelby County Schools truly is a place where progressive leaders in education can make a difference in the lives of our country’s most underserved children.

Our Future

Though our challenges are significant, we are a district on the rise.

  • Our district-wide Math proficiency scores have doubled in the past three years.
  • Our iZone schools—once performing in the bottom 5 percent of TN schools—are outpacing the state’s Achievement School District and making significant gains towards the goal of reaching the top 25 percent within five years.

Why Memphis?

Shelby County Schools—one of the 25 largest school districts in the nation—is located in Memphis, TN. We’re known for our great food, original music, professional sports and high-quality arts in the most affordable urban setting in the nation. Not only that, but Memphis is a hotbed and national leader for groundbreaking work in public education.

Compensation & Benefits

Teacher salaries start at $42,343. A comprehensive benefits package is also offered that includes health, dental, vision, and flexible spending account options.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following requirements for Information Technology or Programming and be willing to obtain teaching licensure.

  • Associate’s degree or above in endorsement area
  • Two years work experience out of the past eight years
  • A+ or Net Plus or CIW or CISCO certified

All CTE candidates MUST attend a CTE Occupational License New Teacher Training Course offered each January and July by the Tennessee DOE. More information concerning state requirements for CTE Teachers is available at:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

We expect our teachers to:

  • Believe that student failure is not an option
  • Take responsibility for student growth
  • Be masters of pedagogy and content knowledge
  • Continuously develop their skills
  • Lead and manage the classroom
  • Engage all students
  • Work collaboratively with peers
  • Build strong relationships with students, parents, and colleagues

To Apply

Visit to submit an instructional profile. The job posting will post later this week.

Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. At Shelby County Schools, we know that diversity makes us stronger and challenges us to think differently every day. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position. Shelby County Schools offers educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, disability, national origin, or genetic information.

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Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • computer programming: 2 years
  • computer coding: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • A+ or Net Plus or CIW or CISCO
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