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Mark Day School seeks a collaborative, innovative educator for the part­time role of educational technology teacher and integrator as a leave replacement from August 2019 ­ December 2019. Candidates should have a passion for teaching elementary and middle school students, experience designing technology­rich lessons and projects, and knowledge of a wide array of digital tools, including G Suite, Scratch, and Photoshop. The educational technology teacher and integrator reports to the director of educational design and innovation and works as a member of a team that supports and advances the school’s technology, media and innovation programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach weekly technology skills classes to 5th and 6th graders

  • Teach a twice­weekly technology elective class to 7th and 8th graders

  • Supervise a robotics club

  • Assist in providing technical support, technology coaching, and technology training to teachers

About Mark Day School

Founded in 1980, Mark Day School is an independent, co­educational K­8 school located in the Bay Area in San Rafael, CA, with an enrollment of 380 students. Innovative, inclusive, and full of heart, Mark Day School unites an enriched, challenging academic program with a kind and inclusive community. The school nurtures a love of learning, engagement in the community, and development of compassion and an ethical framework. Students learn and practice the intellectual, social, and emotional skills they will apply to the unique challenges and opportunities of their time; graduates stand out not only for their intellectual curiosity and pursuit of ideas, but also for their joy of learning and deep sense of responsibility to be active, engaged citizens.

Mark Day School has established a consistent practice of thoughtful innovation in its curricular program, focusing on current century skills and concepts including four cross­disciplinary literacies: cross­cultural literacy, media and information literacy, ecoliteracy, and social, emotional, and ethical literacy. Highlights include the NAIS Leading Edge Award­winning media literacy program; well­established local and global partnerships with the Canal Alliance of San Rafael, eSibonisweni School and Kliptown Youth Program in South Africa, Beijing #2 Experimental Primary School in China, and Pan American School in Costa Rica, among others; iPads in the third and fourth grades; laptops beginning in fifth grade; Mandarin and Spanish language beginning in kindergarten; a commitment to differentiation across the school; and more.

In spring 2018 the school completed a transformative campus project that includes renovation of the quad and amphitheater at the heart of the campus and the construction of a new Learning Commons, Digital Media Lab, and Creativity Lab. The new learning spaces are designed to support student­centered inquiry, hands­on discovery and tinkering, collaboration, and design thinking.

​​​​​​​Employment at Mark Day School

Mark Day School is a vibrant and diverse community, and all community members continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. The school is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and multiculturalism. Mark Day School’s salary and benefits are very competitive by both NAIS and regional standards. For more information about Mark Day School, please visit our website (www.markdayschool.org).

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume electronically in PDF format. Please submit via email to edtechresumes@markdayschool.org. Candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis. 

SUMMARY

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