Technology Teacher

Employer
Smith College
Location
Smith College

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

If you have any questions about the position or our application process, reach out to us at recruiting-u@smith.edu.

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan, implement, and document an appropriate technology and computer curriculum for elementary students consistent with the Campus School philosophy, learning goals and curriculum. Consult with and assist supervising teachers and specialists who are utilizing computers and technology for classroom integration and instruction. Develop and teach an elementary-level curriculum that will include coding/programming, robotics, and the design process. Teach a curriculum that introduces students to the norms of responsible technology use.

Communicate with parents about the nature and content of the technology curriculum. Cooperate and consult with Smith College faculty and students who utilize the Campus School for observations, pre-practicum and practicum experiences, class projects and research, in particular faculty and students working on design projects, educational technology and introductory engineering courses that utilize the Campus School as a laboratory. Work with the college’s ITS department to keep school hardware and systems current and functional. Other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Campus School administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in technology and education (or a comparable combination of experience in computer science or a related field and education); graduate degree strongly preferred; experience working with teachers and students in elementary school setting required.

Skills: Able to work in networked computer lab; experience with systems; familiar with a variety of educational software including word processing, desktop publishing, multimedia authoring, programming, robotics, design thinking process and graphic applications. Ability to help with technology troubleshooting.

Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position.

Position Type:

Regular

About Smith College

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Working at Smith College 

Founded in 1871, Smith College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for women. The reputation of the College as one of the finest in the country holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty, and administration. We are a diverse group bringing to our community different talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strength arises from this diversity and is sustained by a community value of providing an outstanding educational environment for our nearly 2,700 students. Smith College is located in Northampton, a lively town of 30,000 in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts.

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