Educational Technologist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

Educational Technologist, K-8, Leave Replacement


  • Creating and teaching curricular materials for K-8 students in class periods dedicated to technology

  • Collaborating with other teachers in designing and implementing units of study in accordance with The School’s educational perspective and curricular architecture

  • Providing support to The School’s teachers and students in the creation, implementation, and use of the technology resources in classrooms

  • Assisting in the effective integration of technology; generally supporting classroom technology, while increasing each teacher’s ability to support classroom technology

  • Working with the Division Directors, Technology Director, and the other Educational Technologists to ensure that goals for the application of technology and general competencies are being met within a curricular framework

  • Committing to an individualized professional development plan

  • Serving as a mutually respectful mentor to Associate Teachers and Interns

  • Possibly serving as a student adviser to middle division students and families

  • Fulfilling all duties, responsibilities, and commitments as outlined in the Working at The School Guidebook and the University’s code of conduct


  • B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university

  • At least two years (or equivalent) of full-time experience developing curriculum focused on the purposeful use of technology

  • At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public and/or independent schools

  • Knowledge of and experience within an educational setting in which integrated curriculum is designed and delivered

  • Knowledge of and experience with traditional instructional practices for curriculum design and development

  • Working knowledge of and experience with innovative pedagogy that makes use of digital technologies

  • Appreciates value of a strong team and applies team-building skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications, listening, and interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to equity and justice, including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies 

  • Ability to provide second-tier support for academic computing systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a related field

  • Knowledge of Spanish

  • Prior experience with computer science, design and fabrication, STEM/STEAM curriculum


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Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer—race/gender/disability/veteran.

How to Apply

All candidates must submit an official application via

Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel website