Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
Lower School Technology Integrationist Full-Time Beginning Late August 2020
Reports to: Head of Lower School FLSA: Exempt Date Posted: January 31, 2020
The principal role of the Lower School Technology Integrationist is to collaborate with the STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts, Math) team, teach weekly technology lessons, and support both students and faculty in their technological growth and understanding.
Experience integrating technology into a K-4 curriculum
Knowledge of current trends in educational technology related to STEAM
Knowledge of child development, especially in connection with technology
Strong background in technology, engineering, and/or design thinking
Ability to troubleshoot basic hardware and software issues relevant to the classroom and STEAM education
Master’s Degree related to Education and/or Technology/Science
Design curriculum and teach technology classes to students in Grades 2-4
Differentiate instruction to support group and individual learning, and provide extra support and enrichment as needed
Collaborate with faculty to design and implement STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) projects in Grades Pre-K-4
Provide training to faculty with regards to technology-related curriculum resources
Support faculty and students with technology-related issues
Manage online subscriptions for various web applications
Maintain an ongoing curriculum map for Lower School Technology
Attend regular STREAM meetings, as well as faculty meetings, professional development days, and grade-level team meetings as needed
Collaborate with the Middle and Upper School Technology Integrationists
Commit to addressing social justice, diversity, equity, and anti-bias education in the curriculum
Track and assess student progress by communicating with classroom teachers
Provide information on individual student progress on twice-yearly report cards
Support the Lower School Administrative Team with the implementation of ON Suite and the use of other communication tools, including developing systems, notices, and class webpages for communication with parents
Perform assigned, ongoing scheduled responsibilities with care (roof duty, lunch duty, dismissal, etc.)
Preferred Skills and Expertise:
Demonstrated ability to support Google Apps for Education and integrate the suite of tools into the classroom
Understanding of multiple OS platforms and device form factors
Please Note: This position includes the option to apply for an additional role of Lead Education Technologist. The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Developing and continuously refining the Pre-K-12 technology scope and sequence
Researching and evaluating new and emerging educational technologies
Guiding the school’s ongoing efforts to ensure that students in each division acquire the full range of technical skills they will need for success at the next level
Maintaining our new maker space and science/technology facilities
Collaborating with LS/MS/US department chairs and division heads to identify technologies to support specific instructional goals
Developing, coordinating, and teaching workshops to train teachers in the use of new tools and instructional applications
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Internal Number: 1201
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
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