K-6 Technology Integration Specialist

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

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 515 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks an exceptional K – 6 Technology Integration Specialist. Dawson is committed to excellence of mind, body, and character and to the support of students’ efforts to reach their individual potential, meet the challenges of the world, and savor life. The Integration Specialist is a key member of the Lower and Middle School teams and is responsible for enhancing learning through the innovative use of technology in the classroom. Dawson believes that the best learning environment is one of application and we strive to create authentic conditions for technology application and learning. The Specialist supports and promotes the utilization of technology through grades K – 6 and uses their knowledge for instruction with technology classes and in creating strategies to help design and implement projects in the collaboration with other teachers. The Dawson Technology Curriculum is focused on five primary areas: (1) Primary Technology Skills (computer and iPad use, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, keyboarding, and general technology literacy), (2) Coding, (3) Engineering and Design (electronics, 3D modeling/printing, prototyping), (4) Robotics, and (5) Digital Media.

We will consider candidates who would like a full time or part time position. Part time candidates must have a very flexible schedule since classes meet at different times throughout the week. Please indicate in your cover letter your preference for full or part time.

Professional Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s degree required, a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology/Instructional Technology or a related field is preferred
•    Extensive working knowledge/experience of computer hardware, software, peripherals, and related technologies in both Mac and Windows environments
•    Previous teaching experience preferred
Personal Qualities
•    Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies
•    Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
•    Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies
•    Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team
•    Ability to effectively educate and mentor technology users

•    Report to Director of K -8
•    Work with K – 6 faculty to design and implement technology based projects to support the curriculum and use of digital portfolios
•    Serve as technology liaison between faculty, staff, and the technology department
•    Develop and deliver professional development for faculty and staff
•    Setup and on-going management of K – 4 iPad program
•    Teach fifth and sixth grade technology courses
•    Administer K – 8 MAP testing
•    Continually review emerging technologies and software applicable to independent schools
•    Provide support in developing and implementing the school’s technology plans
•    Participate in ongoing professional development related to job responsibilities and maintain expertise in the field
•    Collaborate with Media Specialist, work with after school programs, and perform additional K – 6 responsibilities
•    Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

Compensation, benefits, and paid time off are competitive. Interested candidates should send a cover letter (attention Christine Lipson, Director of Operations and Human Resources) and resume to hr@dawsonschool.org. Please note “K – 6 Technology Integration Specialist” in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Visit: www.dawsonschool.org.