SC Governor's School for Science and Math Needs Computer Science Instructor

GSSM seeks an exceptional Computer Science instructor to start by August 2015. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, and a love of teaching. Desired qualifications include a strong content background in Computer Science and experience in teaching Computer Science at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students and an ability to advise students in the completion of senior research projects. General academic advising, committee meetings, student activity advising, and occasional evening/weekend commitments are a regular part of faculty responsibilities.

Current courses taught at GSSM at the college or university level include AP Computer Science, Robotics, Data Structures, Mobile Applications, Game Development, and Digital Graphics. Knowledge of C++, Java, and /or Python programming languages is preferred. GSSM encourages the introduction of new courses. Courses offered will vary each semester depending on the interests and expertise of instructors, and on student interest.This is a full-time (10-month) teaching position, with full benefits available. A public school teaching certificate is not required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience and unique capabilities.

GSSM offers a wonderful teaching environment with motivated and talented students in a residential setting and is recognized among the top public elite high schools in the nation. We are a statewide, public residential high school for 11th and 12th graders specializing in the advanced study of science and mathematics. Historically, GSSM has maintained a 10:1 student to faculty ratio. Nearly 80% of the faculty members have earned doctoral degrees. Over five years, our students’ SAT average is 2059. For more information, visit Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and teaching statement, along with the GSSM application available at, prior to March 1, 2015, for early consideration.

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The S.C. GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.