The Ramaz Middle School seeks an Educational Technology Teacher for a part-time position available for fall 2017.
The Ramaz School is a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school serving approximately 1160 students from New York City and the surrounding suburbs. We have a rich history of Jewish and general education, academic distinction, and nurturing of individual abilities and aspirations of students in nursery through grade 12. We are located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, with approximately 300 faculty and staff, across three academic buildings and a fourth location for our business office. Ramaz is committed to leveraging technology to enhance the educational process for 21st-century learning.
The Educational Technologist is a part-time educational (10 month) role reporting to the Chief Information Officer. This position requires a dynamic and experienced teacher, technologist and tinkerer with a deep understanding of educational technology and a focus on computational thinking, problem solving and design technology. The successful candidate must be able to teach a variety of STEM, Technology, Computer and related classes. The role requires flexibility and collaboration to advance the use of technology to support teaching and learning. This includes integration and pushing technology into classrooms across disciplines.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach various engineering, STEM, STEAM and design technology electives
Teach various Technology and Computer classes
Support technology integration in classrooms and act as a resource for teachers to enhance teaching and learning
Experience in educational environment, preferably in a comparable K-12 environment
At least three years teaching experience
Innovative, committed, energetic and effective educator
Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork and ability to collaborate
Flexibility, adaptability and creativity
Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Insatiable desire to learn and dedication to educational technology
Enthusiasm to help students and teachers use technology in meaningful ways
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience coding in multiple programming languages preferred
Experience with current technologies and educational technologies, including:
Platforms: Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, GSuite, Schoology (or other LMS), Senior System/MyBackPack (or other SIS)
Hardware: desktops, laptops, chromebooks, iPads, tablets, digital cameras, printers, 3D printers, A/V equipment, interactive displays (SMART boards), projectors, Arduino, robotics
Digital arts: animation, video, photo editing and 3D design
Understanding of Maker Movement
Additional Salary Information: The Ramaz School offers a friendly, progressive work environment; excellent salaries and a comprehensive benefits package – plus the chance to have an impact on our children's future.
THE RAMAZ SCHOOL
In the heart of New York City is Ramaz - a Modern Orthodox Day School with a rich history of Jewish education, academic distinction, and nurturing of individual abilities and aspirations.
Anchored in the teaching of Torah and mitzvot (good deeds), students’ lives are enriched by an exceptional, devoted faculty; a Hebrew immersion program that begins in Nursery; a love fo...r Israel; the cultural resources of Manhattan; and pride in their American heritage.
To be a student at Ramaz is to be encouraged, supported, and taught how to discover the best in oneself and in others, and to gain a profound, spirited sense of responsibility to the world.
At Ramaz chesed (kindness), co-curricular activities, sports teams, and the performing arts are central in school life; students learn to respect tradition, and at the same time, to challenge norms; inclusivity is not just a lesson, it’s a core value. Even young children become leaders who contribute to the Jewish community and improve the world around them.
Ramaz is a school from nursery through 12th grade, but its education lasts a lifetime. Join us. Make a difference in their lives and yours.