Collegiate School seeks an energetic and committed Lower School Technology Teacher and Integrator to work with Grades K-4 to advance our programs in Technology and STEAM. This is a full-time (10-month, with two work weeks in the summer), benefited faculty position beginning in August 2018.
Responsibilities will include:
Work with Lower School faculty and students to effectively integrate technology that engages, enhances and extends teaching and learning in the Lower School
Build on existing technology curriculum, integrate STEAM and project-based learning, expand cross-curricular connections, foster innovation and promote collaboration among faculty and students
Teach coding curriculum grades K-4 in coordination with the engineering teacher
Along with the LS Technology Integrator, teach applications that directly apply to student work in the classroom and within the expected technology benchmarks for each grade
Meet regularly with departmental teams to understand their curricular goals and plan effective technology integration strategies
In collaboration with the Director of Instructional Technology and LS Technology Integrator, research and share best practices in the use of technology with Lower School teachers
Maintain curriculum maps and guides for technology integration
Commit to participate broadly in school life and culture
Other duties as required
Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
A Master’s degree in a field that emphasizes educational technology or Virginia teaching certification preferred
Minimum of 4 years’ experience teaching (evidence of educational technology work preferred)
Experience in elementary coding and/or robotics preferred
Forward-thinking vision and a demonstrated interest in exploring ways in which technology can engage learners and enhance learning
Demonstrated experience with devices, applications and systems related to instructional technology
Knowledge of process and strategies used in implementing instructional technology plans
Excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to relate and collaborate effectively with all members of the school community, especially Lower School students and faculty
Enthusiasm for professional growth
Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.
Please apply online at www.collegiate-va.org/careers and upload a cover letter, résumé, unofficial copies of transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work.
Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Collegiate School
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.