Technology Integration Specialist

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

Redwood Day is a vibrant K-8 school with over 400 students and 80+ faculty and staff all learning together on our four-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.

 

Job Description and Desired Qualifications

The Interim K-8 Technology Integration Specialist will demonstrate a strong understanding of how technology can support teaching and learning in core and specialist disciplines. The Specialist will bring a deep passion for working collaboratively with teachers to advance student learning outcomes through the use of technology. They will push into classrooms, co-teach lessons using technology, observe/provide feedback, and work directly with individual or small groups of students. Additionally, the Specialist will teach a number of classes on foundational technology skills to K-5 students, digital citizenship, media literacy, and the impact of social media to students. They will also prepare curriculum for a mini-series of technology readiness classes for incoming 6th-grade students to our Middle School program. The Specialist will work collaboratively with faculty to help them implement and integrate technology into the existing curriculum.

 

In addition, the Specialist will actively collaborate with our Technology team to configure software, evaluate existing hardware and software, recommend new programs, and budget accordingly. Additional responsibilities include supervisory duties, active involvement in collaborative divisional meetings, and participation in various student and community activities.

 

This is a full-time, exempt position that is currently expected to last through at least November 18, 2022 and may extend beyond this date. The position begins two weeks prior to the start of the school year on August 1, 2022.

 

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts

  • Minimum of three to five years teaching experience either in core classroom or technology related discipline

  • A natural rapport with children; understanding of developmental needs of 5-14 year olds

  • Strong understanding of the evolving educational technology landscape

  • Experience with Chromebooks, Google apps, Macintosh and various educational software to support curriculum and instruction

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor teachers in technology implementation

  • Highly effective classroom management skills

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to creating diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students

 

Desired Qualifications and Traits:

  • Teaching credential or Masters Degree in Technology Education (preferred)

  • Experience with project-based learning, STEAM integration, and interdisciplinary teaching

  • A growth mindset and flexibility to adapt as the technology landscape evolves

 

Compensation/Benefits:
Redwood Day offers highly competitive compensation and benefits.

Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws. Employment at Redwood Day is “at-will”. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and TB assessment.

 

Non-discrimination Policy:
Redwood Day is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, and physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.
 

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts

  • Minimum of three to five years teaching experience either in core classroom or technology related discipline

  • A natural rapport with children; understanding of developmental needs of 5-14 year olds

  • Strong understanding of the evolving educational technology landscape

  • Experience with Chromebooks, Google apps, Macintosh and various educational software to support curriculum and instruction

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor teachers in technology implementation

  • Highly effective classroom management skills

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to creating diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students

 

Desired Qualifications and Traits:

  • Teaching credential or Masters Degree in Technology Education (preferred)

  • Experience with project-based learning, STEAM integration, and interdisciplinary teaching

  • A growth mindset and flexibility to adapt as the technology landscape evolves

How to Apply

Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Redwood Day Application Form electronically by Friday, June 17, 2022, to interimtechspecialist@rdschool.org  Attn: John Loeser. No phone calls, please.