Technology/Innovation Specialist Teacher

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate, Teacher / Instructor
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Innovation / Design
  • Technology Classes


St. Matthew’s Parish School is seeking a Lower School (K-4) Technology/Innovation Specialist Teacher. This teacher will be an embedded co-teaching member of one grade level team at a time, rotating into a new team every 3 weeks. They will teach an intensive series of classes that integrate technology skills, design thinking, making, coding, and robotics into each grade level curriculum. As a member of the grade level team and the technology team, they will also support other aspects of instruction and supervision throughout the day.

St. Matthew’s Parish School is a technology-rich and highly collaborative environment. We expect that the ideal candidate will be an innovative teacher who is passionate about integrating technology, design thinking, making, coding, and robotics into instruction, effective at communicating with adults and children, collaborative, organized, and motivated to learn about current and evolving practices.

POSITION: Interim Lower School Technology/Innovation Specialist Teacher

REPORTS TO: Lower School Principal


  • Develop, plan and teach engaging technology, coding, robotics, design thinking and Maker skills to students in K-4 in an intensive integration model
  • Collaborate with grade level teachers, the Director of Technology and Innovation, and Remote Learning teacher in establishing curriculum that is integrated with core curriculum, supporting established projects, and introducing new ideas
  • Serve as a member of a grade level team, providing instruction, academic support, and supervision throughout the day during both remote, hybrid, and in-person learning
  • Prepare and deliver lessons synchronously and asynchronously
  • Supervise students in outdoor activities
  • Work collegially and collaboratively with diverse faculty
  • As a member of the Technology Team, foster a culture of independent use of technology throughout the school
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Teaching Credential preferred
  • High proficiency with computer hardware and software in an Apple (macOS & iOS) environment (Apple Productivity Suite, Google Apps for Education, Scratch)
  • Knowledge and experience with Maker movement and motivation to learn more about Maker Spaces and practices
  • Understanding of and experience with Design Thinking
  • Experience with coding and robotics systems, microcontrollers, and software (Scratch, microbit, Hummingbird)
  • Experience with digital fabrication (3D printing and laser cutting)
  • Curiosity and ability to quickly learn new software and maker skills
  • Comfortable with a variety of hand and power tools, and can model safe and careful use
  • Experience working with lower elementary-aged children
  • Experience developing, writing, and delivering curriculum
  • Classroom management skills necessary to ensure a safe, productive, and positive environment
  • Ability to work effectively, communicate, and collaborate in a team situation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and able to multi-task and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time, including sitting in front of a computer for prolonged periods
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This is an exempt position. Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.  Benefits package includes, but not limited to medical, life, and dental insurance, and pension plan.

How to Apply

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