Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, a coed, Jewish independent school serving students in Preschool through grade 8 in New Milford, NJ, has an opening for a passionate and innovative Lower and Middle School Educational Technologist for 2019-2020.
The Lower and Middle School Educational Technologist is responsible for collaborating with faculty and administrators to create and implement dynamic learning environments for students, institute best practices for technology use and maintenance, seek and develop technology-related professional development programming for faculty, and assist in managing the school’s technology and software. The ideal candidate also has experience working directly with students and can easily adapt instruction to meet the needs of advanced high school students as well as those students with learning differences.
Provide direct guidance and support in the use of technology for teaching faculty
Provide training and professional development for faculty
Partner with administration and faculty in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of technology in curricula, course materials and methods of instruction across disciplines
Provide administrative and technical support for instructional technology
Provide administrative setup, ongoing support, and faculty training for the school’s Learning Management Systems and related databases
Maintain records of progress with classroom technology efforts by departments and individual faculty
Supervise student spaces as assigned, instruct students individually and in group settings (to include teaching a minimum of one course per term and leading tech-related student clubs
Guest-teach and co-teach across disciplines
Assist individual faculty to establish clear learning objectives for lessons, units, and projects utilizing appropriate technology
Maintain contact with students and parents via effective and regular communication
Provide a variety of resources for students to explore, manipulate and use technology in classroom and other school environments
Candidates should send a resume, cover letter, references and teaching statement to Andrew Katz, Director of Academic Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
About Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
Located nine miles from the George Washington Bridge, SSDS is a nationally accredited, premier Jewish day school (three-year-olds through eighth grade) that cultivates independent thinkers and the next generation of global leaders through an inquiry-based educational approach. Now in our 44th year, SSDS successfully integrates a rigorous dual curriculum with Jewish values-based moral development, and provides a warm, nurturing environment guided by award-winning educators.