Faculty Position + Summer Work
Beginning August 19, 2019
Reports to the Head of Upper School and Director of Technology
Friends Seminary seeks an enthusiastic and innovative educator to lead the Upper School in the use of academic technologies for teaching and learning. The US Technology Integrator promotes and supports the innovative and effective use of educational and classroom technology, collaborates with faculty on projects and curricular initiatives, and teaches computer science and/or engineering classes. Technology Integrators provide support to students and teachers in their use of educational systems and software. In using these resources, members of the community strive to be mindful of the Quaker values of simplicity and stewardship: technology is meant to support our teaching and learning, not complicate it; and we care not only for the devices that we use, but the way our use of them impacts those around us.
This is a faculty position that includes two weeks of work before and after the school year to assist with preparations of educational technology for the summer and the start of the school and to conduct faculty trainings.
Develop and oversee the Upper School technology and computer science curriculum
Teach required and elective computer science and/or engineering classes
Work with LS and MS Computer Science and Technology teachers to coordinate, implement, and evaluate technology and computer science curriculum across three divisions
Serve as an advisor to a small group of US students
Technology Integrator Responsibilities
Collaborate with faculty to support the integration of educational technology into the classroom
Lead digital citizenship training and support for students
Lead faculty professional development and training, including an annual summer workshop series
Collaborate with administrative leadership and the technology support team on US technology policies and programming
Partner with the technology support team to define and support educational technology initiatives in the community.
Keep up-to-date on latest practices in the use of educational technology through research and professional development and share emerging resources with faculty and students
Enthusiasm for working with Upper School students
Sense of humor
Patient, flexible demeanor
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Experience using educational technologies in a classroom environment
Experience collaborating with faculty and team-teaching
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Commitment to creating safe, respectful, and dynamic digital learning environments
Bachelors Required, Masters Preferred
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