Description & Details:

Holton-Arms invites applications for the full time position of Innovation Integrator & Computer Science Teacher.  Interested applicants should have a strong background in technology and technology integration.  The successful candidate is responsible for helping drive the Holton-Arms faculty, staff, and students in their exploration and implementation of various innovative technologies.  In addition, the ideal candidate can teach a robust Middle School Computer Science curriculum, grades 6-8 (including digital citizenship, computer programming, 3D printing, app development, web development, and various maker activities), and provide technology and maker support to faculty.

Collegiality and an eagerness to collaborate with colleagues on advancing the school’s strategic initiatives are essential.  We seek individuals who are eager to help integrate technology into grades 3-12.  The successful candidate will collaborate with the computer science department to advance and ensure consistency of the program across all grade levels.  You must be passionate about technology and computer science, collaborative, self-directed, have a great sense of humor, and must be willing to learn.

This is a 10 month position and a member of the school’s technology department and computer science department.

Key Responsibilities:

Innovation Integration:

  • Assess current technology initiatives and provide feedback for improvement to those programs.

  • Proactively collaborate with teachers to integrate innovative teaching concepts and tools into their curriculum.

  • Continually stay abreast of emerging K-12 technology and computer science trends 

  • Provide formal and informal professional development opportunities and learning experiences

  • Provide general technology assistance, as necessary, to all levels of users.

Teaching:

  • Computer Science

  • Grade 6 - Design Technology (STEAM)

  • Grade 7 - Problem Solving

  • Grade 8 - Web Development ( or other meaningful application of coding skills)

  • Engage/Inspire/Prepare girls for complex problem solving / computational thinking.

  • Work closely with Computer Science and Technology departments, sharing a genuine passion for evolving curriculum and pedagogy.

Student Support:

  • Deliver orientations for students, particularly, but not limited to, the start of the academic year

  • Provide assistance to students working on projects related to technology initiatives

  • Co-Teaching, delivering technology presentations and lessons as needed

Knowledge, Skill, Experience

The school seeks applicants who :

  • Have experience designing, launching, and supporting technology initiatives related to teaching and learning.

  • Have experience working with users of all levels, from novice to advanced

  • Can build relationships to inspire visionary curricular technology concepts

  • Have a collaborative mindset

  • Have the ability to intentionally and thoughtfully drive change while advancing the schools strategic initiatives.

  • Have formal experience teaching children

** This position requires a bachelor’s degree and significant experience teaching school aged children. **

 

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

The Holton-Arms community recognizes and values the uniqueness of each of its members, including current and former students, faculty, and staff. We strive to create an inclusive environment that sees and supports diverse identities and experiences, cultivates engaged and civil discourse , and empowers our students to be thriving members of the global community.

At Holton-Arms, each of us is responsible for fostering an equitable, respectful, and just community. Holton is committed to helping its members :

  • Discover, develop, and value their full authentic selves.

  • Deepen awareness of one's own personal and systemic biases and be accountable for the impact of one's words and actions on others.

  • Develop an understanding of the historical origins and perpetuation of systems of power and privilege.

  • Engage in open and brave conversations that promote growth, understanding, connection, and agency.

  • Be advocates for supporting the diverse identities of others in the community

SUMMARY

Organization: Holton-Arms School
Location:
Maryland
Job Category:
Integrator, Teacher / Instructor
Areas of Responsibility:
Computer Science
Innovation / Design
Job Level:
Entry-level position
Job Sector:
Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)