Lower School Technology Teacher and Integration Specialist

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
Jackson, MS United States

We are looking for an enthusiastic educator for the 2020-2021 school year to provide instruction to teaching students on how to use various technologies and to assist faculty in designing and integrating effective, appropriate, and innovative technologies to support and enhance student learning and the delivery of curriculum.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with various stakeholder to develop and encourage the community to leverage the MakerSpace.
  • Prepare engaging, age appropriate lessons that teach students how to effectively use technology application.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching methods to meet the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend emerging technology initiatives that support learning and teaching.
  • Collaborate with faculty and division head to deploy and integrate age-/grade-appropriate technology applications across the school.
  • Develop, coordinate, and teach workshops and classes to faculty on instructional applications of various technologies.
  • Provide technical curriculum assistance regarding device usage, software applications, and general instructional use of technology in the classroom.
  • Collaborate with the associate head of lower school for teaching, learning, and innovation in their efforts to lead the school’s i2 initiative.
  • Attend and contribute in full, divisional, departmental, and team faculty meetings.
  • Stay current on trends and new developments in the area of educational technologies.
  • Take an active role in professional activities and attend relevant professional meetings and conferences.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional school environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position with responsibilities from August – May.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, information technology, educational technology, or related field required.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Current and in-depth knowledge of instructional technology hardware, software, and related web-based or other tools.
  • Experience teaching students how to use various technology applications.
  • Fluency and proficiency working with PC and Macintosh operating systems and G Suite and Google Apps for Education.
  • Represent the school in the larger community in a positive manner that reflects that values of the school.
  • Ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, administrators, and parents/guardians.
  • High degree of cultural competency and demonstrated commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Professional written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects efficiently and effectively without constant supervision.

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