University Liggett School, a PK-12 independent school of 600 students, seeks a Technology Integrator to support student learning and faculty professional growth in the middle school. The position includes advising in the middle school and working with middle school clubs. We seek a high energy, creative educator with expertise in how technology supports pedagogy. Attention to detail, a sense of humor, patience, and flexibility are ideal characteristics. The candidate should appreciate and possess the ability to foster the educational chaos in which middle schools thrive with a balance of control and organization.
Promote technology use and opportunities that support faculty and students in teaching and learning.
Teach one to two courses - specifically Digital Citizenship, and look for opportunities to develop further computer science programming.
Lead extracurricular activities such as Middle School Robotics and/or Maker Club.
Provide teachers with ongoing professional development that enhances instruction and teaches technical skills.
Inspire, encourage, and support Middle School faculty with creative and interdisciplinary technology projects.
Design, promote, and facilitate professional development initiatives.
Train students, faculty, and administration to use hardware or software in one-on-one or group settings.
Maintain online training modules for faculty, students, and parents.
Manage the system of maintenance and use for shared divisional technology such as iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and peripheral devices.
Test, troubleshoot, and support software and hardware.
Collaborate with members of the Technology Department and various members of faculty and administration across all divisions.
Possess knowledge of Maker education and the tools that support it.
This is a full-time, 10-month faculty position that requires two weeks of technology preparation at the beginning and end of the school year. Ideal candidates have 3-5 years teaching experience and a degree in education and/or technology.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefit package
About University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
A thriving independent school welcoming more than 600 students in grades PK through 12, Liggett is located in the idyllic small town of Grosse Pointe Woods, situated along the banks of scenic Lake St. Clair and 15 minutes from the dynamic city of Detroit. The school is in its 138th year, making it the oldest, coeducational independent school in Michigan. This long tradition of excellence lives a...longside substantial academic, athletic, and artistic successes in recent years as the school has shifted toward an innovative curricular and pedagogical approach under the Curriculum for Understanding. This progressive approach ably supports Liggett's mission to empower students to develop intellectual curiosity, leadership and confidence to contribute to a complex and changing world. We challenge students to excel and to achieve their highest potential. We create opportunities for discovery and achievement by developing a faculty who foster the strengths of each student. We teach and practice the values of respect and responsibility in an emotionally and physically safe environment.