Upper School Computer Science Faculty & Technology Integration Specialist

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


An opportunity for the right individual with a passion for teaching and technology to help our students and teachers leverage technology to advance their own learning. This position is a key member of our Upper School faculty and the school’s technology team, supplying leadership, creativity, and energy in ways that elevate 21st century instruction within the division and beyond. Ideal candidates should work well with others, have a background in instructional design, and have clear goals and strategies for integrating technology into instruction.

The role includes:

Imagining, defining, and providing best practice technology integration of technology;
Developing and executing teacher professional development;
Facilitating our Upper School laptop program for teachers and students;
Supporting and directing the integration of information, communication, and technology literacy standards within the instructional program;
Working closely with other members of the technology team to provide technical and special project support as needed.

In addition, there is also an open-ended opportunity for someone with an interest in, and vision for, engaging students through robotics. Proven skills with preparing teams for and guiding them through First Lego League robotics competitions would be a huge bonus. Packer is looking to expand our strong Lower and Middle after school robotics teams into the Upper School. The right person with the drive to do that and a vision of how robotics can be leveraged into other aspects of the Upper School curriculum would be a great advantage for the right person.

This full-time, ten-month position reports to the Computer Science Department Head/Director of Technology and Upper School Division Director.


Act as an Upper School advisor.
Teach some sections of our Ninth Grade, “Everyday Computing” course.
Teach other Computer Science courses - dependent on skill, knowledge and experience levels. (Current and past courses include Computer Science Fundamentals, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Open-source Computing, The Interactive Web, 3D Computing and Technology & Society.)

Collaborate in the development of a superior Computer Science curriculum.
Perform ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of Upper School instructional technology.
Coordinate with subject-area teachers to develop new instructional uses of technology and support existing ones.

Design and implement technology professional development sessions for faculty, including one-on-one instructional coaching and professional development workshops.
Communicate with the US faculty, keeping them informed about high-quality professional development opportunities and emerging academic technologies.
Facilitate personal growth through professional development workshops and conferences.
Assist in developing a technology resources for used by teachers, staff and students.


Teaching experience.
A Master's degree is strongly preferred.
A collaborative personality with the ability to communicate and work effectively with faculty, students, administrators, and members of the technology team.
An inquisitive mind and a sense of humor.
An ability to communicate with and to coach faculty to improve their effectiveness with digital tools.
A clear vision, based on pedagogy, for integrating technology into educational programming and evaluating its effectiveness.
Comfort working in a cross-platform environment (Mac/Windows).
Interest in coaching robotics is a big plus!

Packer is deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.

Please send resumes and cover letters to hr@packer.edu with "US Technology" in the subject line of the email.