St. Mary Academy-Bay View is seeking an Education Technology Specialist for the 2022-2023 school year. Bay View is recognized for its commitment to STEAM programming for girls and young women. The candidate is responsible for growing the school’s efforts for more experiential, challenging, creative, and project-based work integrating technology. The person hired for this job will collaborate with teachers across grade levels to enhance the use of technology and form community partnerships that bring opportunities for innovation and application of STEAM. The candidate will teach technology literacy and computer science in the Lower School. Candidates must be committed to an all-girls, Mercy education.
Qualifications: ? Champion project-based learning experiences, including interdisciplinary design challenges including STEM and digital storytelling by working with faculty across all grade levels ? Create and facilitate school-based, high-quality professional learning, working with teachers to refine their knowledge and skills in using technology to support and enhance teaching and learning ? Act as a technical mentor and guide to faculty in developing and maintaining new technology-based platforms and programs to enhance instruction. ? Demonstrate ability to model, deliver, and craft rich student-centered learning experiences that integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math with core studies across the curriculum. ? Teach Computer Science classes in grades PK through 5 on computer basics and procedures, coding, robotics, online research skills, creativity with tech tools, software programs used at Bay View (e.g., Google Classroom), and beginning coding. ? Has experience with tools such as Code.org's CS Fundamentals curriculum, Scratch software, Edison, and KIBO robots. ? Advise teachers and families on digital citizenship and emerging technology trends ? Support teachers in integrating technology into lessons and projects ? Participate in ongoing professional development on emerging technologies, curriculum design, and pedagogies relevant to instructional technology ? BA/BS degree in computer science or related education, Master’s degree preferred
Successful candidates will possess the following attributes: ? Strong understanding of child development, including the social, emotional, and intellectual domains ? Creative, imaginative, and growth mindset in teaching, coaching, and curricular design ? Supports Mercy values and Mercy Critical Concerns ? An orientation to progressive education philosophy and teaching practices ? Demonstrates cultural competency and skills in working with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences ? Approaches work with energy, kindness, maturity, curiosity, flexibility, and a sense of humor. ? Regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team ? Enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including contributions to the larger school community ? Strong work ethic and a caring temperament ? The position also involves serving as an advisor, collaborating with a team of teachers on extracurricular programming, and providing faculty support to a club or activity.
TO APPLY Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Teaching Application.” Bay View Application, letter of interest, and resume should be submitted via email to email@example.com.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status.
St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve in Riverside, Rhode Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate, and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.
St. Mary Academy - Bay View is an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve.
In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we foster academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment.
We are committed to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.