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Dwight School is seeking a Lower School Design and Technology Teacher/Integrator beginning in August 2019. This teacher will report directly to the Head of Lower School.

Requirements for this position are the following:

  • Experience with teaching design and/or technology in schools and interest in working with the latest technologies

  • At least two years of full-time teaching experience in public or independent schools

  • Ability to commit to an integrated curriculum

  • Strong skills in elementary education, including meeting the social and emotional needs of children

  • Commitment to diversity, collegiality, curriculum design, anecdotal record keeping, portfolio development, documentation, and transdisciplinary teaching

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university

The ideal candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Experience working with iPads in the classroom or working in another type of 1:1 environment

  • Experience with one or more of the following: design thinking, digital citizenship, digital media, game design, maker projects, media production, programming, and/or robotics

  • Experience with the IB Primary Years Program

  • Demonstrate knowledge of content units and a wide range of instructional pedagogies,

  • Apply knowledge of varied approaches to learning in instruction, lesson planning, and assessment

  • Communicate with parents as appropriate, about the instructional program, student progress, both academic and developmental

  • Ability to contribute positively to the community with patience and humor

Dwight is an International Baccalaureate School. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to techposition@dwight.edu, with the heading “Lower School Technology Teacher.”

Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment. 

SUMMARY

Organization: Dwight School
Location:
New York
Job Category:
Integrator, Teacher / Instructor
Areas of Responsibility:
Innovation / Design
Technology Classes
Job Level:
Entry-level position
Job Sector:
Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)