Dwight School is seeking a Lower School Design and Technology Teacher/Integrator beginning in August 2019. This teacher will report directly to the Head of Lower School.
The ideal candidate will meet the following qualifications:
Experience working with iPads in the classroom or working in another type of 1:1 environment
Experience with one or more of the following: design thinking, digital citizenship, digital media, game design, maker projects, media production, programming, and/or robotics
Experience with the IB Primary Years Program
Demonstrate knowledge of content units and a wide range of instructional pedagogies,
Apply knowledge of varied approaches to learning in instruction, lesson planning, and assessment
Communicate with parents as appropriate, about the instructional program, student progress, both academic and developmental
Ability to contribute positively to the community with patience and humor
Requirements for this position are the following:
Experience with teaching design and/or technology in schools and interest in working with the latest technologies
At least two years of full-time teaching experience in public or independent schools
Ability to commit to an integrated curriculum
Strong skills in elementary education, including meeting the social and emotional needs of children
Commitment to diversity, collegiality, curriculum design, anecdotal record keeping, portfolio development, documentation, and transdisciplinary teaching
Strong oral and written communication skills
B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university
Dwight is an International Baccalaureate School. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the heading “Lower School Technology Teacher.”
Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment.
About Dwight School
Dwight is dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child. Kindling their interests, we develop inquisitive, knowledgeable, self-aware, and ethical citizens who will build a better world.
To foster the next generation of global leaders who can thrive anywhere in the world.
Our Three Pillars
Dwight embraces the individuality of each learner, as no two students are the same. Dwight supports these student journeys through a robust academic curriculum and after-school programs. Dwight makes it a priority to focus on and develop each child’s spark of genius. Whether connecting a student with an exceptional mentor, designing tailor-made enrichment, crafting a special study abroad opportunity, or providing an innovative program or tutorial, Dwight recognizes and fosters each student’s gifts and talents.
Dwight’s community is a family of diverse individuals whose collective goal is to build a better world. The power of our learning environment is enhanced by connecting and valuing the different contributions and talents of all members. Through unlimited service, leadership, programmatic, and scholarship opportuni...ties, we inspire students to find their own unique paths to action.
Dwight’s mission, vision, and pillars extend globally across our network of schools and is supported by the International Baccalaureate ethos. Students develop a sense of themselves, as well as the world around them. Dwight opens students’ hearts and minds through challenges and opportunities, inviting students to build bridges within and between cultures.