Middle School Technology Integrator & Teacher
In addition to teaching technology classes, the Middle School Technology Integrator at UNIS is primarily responsible for supporting teachers in the use of technology as a teaching and learning tool and helping to develop and support the school’s technology vision.
Note: This is a maternity coverage position starting January 3rd to June 15th.
The Technology Integration Coach should possess:
- Master’s degree in Educational Technology or Curriculum preferred
- Teaching certification and, at minimum, a BS or BA degree
- Experience and expertise in effectively using technology in a classroom setting
- Experience as a teacher leader, giving presentations and leading workshops
- Experience with integrating curriculum into units of inquiry
- A strong awareness of current brain research related to the use of technology
- Experience with developmentally appropriate Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle School practices
- Recent professional development in various areas of educational technology
- Demonstrates effective communication skills, a positive attitude, and is collaborative, strategic, receptive, flexible
- Plan units, co-teach, and support classroom teachers and specialists in integrating effectively into the classroom
- Research, model, and facilitate a variety of ways teachers can use technology to help their students gain knowledge, develop skills and increase understanding of their particular subject area
- Assist teachers in the development and implementation of effective, technology enriched assessments
- Work with teachers to develop a common understanding of the potential of technology to support, extend, enrich and differentiate learning
- Keep teachers abreast of new technologies by being a source of ideas, practical tips, inspiration, and energy
- Help to develop technology learning engagements and resources that benefit teaching and learning and create ways to make these resources available for teachers and students
- Help teachers to select technology tools and content that is appropriate for the intended learning and is connected to student knowledge and experience
- Supporting parents in making choices regarding their children's use of technology at home.
- Working with the school and families to address digital citizenship and other social issues that involve technology
- Hosting workshops and discussions for parents regarding social tech issues.
- Be involved in the trouble shooting of computer hardware and software by responding to requests for tech assistance by teachers or members of staff
- Participate in, prepare and lead professional development activities for staff and students
- Directly teach approximately a 25-40% load of ICT classes across 5th through 8th grade levels; co-plan and, in some cases, co-teach these classes.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and updated resume to Chad Fairey, Middle School Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org.