Technology Teacher (K-6)

The John Thomas Dye School, an independent K-6 school located in Los Angeles, is currently seeking a full-time Technology Teacher for Grades K-6. The John Thomas Dye School provides for its students a program of academic excellence, one both traditional and dynamic, with a commitment to family and community. The school encourages its students to reach their highest individual potential intellectually, artistically and physically; it nurtures their emotional, moral and social development; and it prepares them to meet the challenges of a diverse and competitive world.  

The experienced Technology Teacher will support and implement curriculum planning and  technology instruction for all students which meet the objectives of the School’s Mission Statement. The Technology Teacher will oversee the needs of students to provide an optimal learning environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide instruction in the areas of:
    • Coding
    • Design practices
    • Digital Citizenship
    • Essential Computer Skills
    • Engineering
    • Google Suite
    • Robotics
  • Develop and enhance programs that teach students how to be thoughtful and deliberate about the role digital technology and social media play in their lives
  • Inspire a culture of innovation to meet the evolving needs of today’s learners
  • Lead the continued development of the technology curriculum using ISTE standards for grades K-6
  • Build strong partnerships with faculty and support them as they develop innovative approaches and integrate technology to enhance student learning
  • Serve as a thought leader and strategic partner to the Director of Curriculum and Instruction on all uses of technology in the operations and educational mission of the school, especially related to STEM programs
  • Actively participate in local, regional, and national professional communities, technology conferences, and educational opportunities to stay knowledgeable about new ideas and trends
  • Seek knowledge of current instructional theories and best practices and demonstrate a commitment to professional growth by participating in professional development opportunities

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS:

  • Model professional and ethical standards and 5C’s behavior (Caring, Consideration, Common Sense, Cooperation, and Courtesy) when interacting with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers, administration, and staff
  • Attend all curricular and faculty meetings
  • Participate in parent-teacher conferences, parent nights, spotlight events, admissions events, and other events outside contractual hours at the request of the administration
  • Participate in the overall care of students through duties such as morning carpool check-in, recess supervision, lunch duty, and afternoon checkout
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Upper & Lower School Heads, or Head of School

 SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in content area, education, or related field
  • A Master’s Degree or Teaching Credential is preferred
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience in Grades K-6
  • Strong understanding of independent school methods and ability to effectively integrate best practices
  • Strong understanding of academic, social, and emotional development of children
  • Technical knowledge of networks, computers, operating systems
  • Experience working with database and information systems
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Strong organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

We offer excellent benefits, competitive salary, and a friendly, supporting work environment in a beautiful campus setting.  JTD is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this teaching position, please email a cover letter and resume to hroberts@jtdschool.org.

 

SUMMARY

Location:
California
Job Category:
Teacher / Instructor
Areas of Responsibility:
Technology Classes
Job Level:
Academic position
Job Sector:
Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)