Ridgefield Academy/Landmark Preschool (Ridgefield, CT) has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic educational technologist.Responsibilities will include teaching technology-oriented classes in grades 4-8 that build on the curriculum of other classes and also liaising with K-8 teachers across disciplines to create student-centered interdisciplinary learning experiences for students. The Academic Technology Coordinator will also manage our state of the art digital media facilities, which include a computer lab, a green screen room, and a sound studio, as well as a secondary computer lab.A successful candidate will:

  • inspire teachers and students with a passion for creating with technology in the classroom
  • have experience with a wide range of technologies, comfortable with everything from a camera to a soldering iron
  • help teachers integrate technology into their classes, teaching necessary skills and also helping facilitate/co-teaching classes in other disciplines
  • be a resource for students as they work on independent or group work
  • proactively seek out opportunities to make our digital media facilities a hub of interdisciplinary learning
  • be eager to showcase student work both in school and at outside of it
  • develop and lead upper school elective courses and lower/middle school after school enrichment clubs
  • want to be a part of the school community beyond assigned classes and school day responsibilities
  • have both a good sense of humor and patience when working with others

Experience teaching technology to middle school-aged students is strongly preferred, as is a demonstrable history of collaborative work with teachers of all disciplines.The Academic Technology Coordinator reports to the Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, but also has divisional responsibilities to the Head of Preschool and Lower School and the Head of Middle and Upper Schools.Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to Basil Kolani, Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at bkolani@ridgefieldacademy.org.

Summary

Job Category:
Coordinator
Functional Area:
Instructional Technology
Organization: Ridgefield Academy
Location:
CT
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Instructional Technology