Lowell School, a progressive PK–8 school of approximately 350 students in NW Washington, DC, seeks an academic technologist.
Overview of Position
Lowell’s academic technologist will implement the technology integration mission and curriculum for teachers and faculty. In coordination with the director of academic technology, the academic technologist will ensure the alignment of the student technology experience across divisions and other duties as assigned. This is a 10-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Academic Technology in collaboration with the Middle School and Primary School directors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide instructional coaching to teachers in the Primary School and Middle School through content-integrated technology support
Create measurable goals at the start of the school year (as guided by director of academic technology and division directors) for teachers and content areas
Teach the Art Technology class to 6th-8th grade (8 sections)
Teach at least one trimester of the 6th Grade Technology class (2 sections)
Update and adjust teaching curriculum to reflect the needs of the students
Coordinate integrative teams as assigned (POD, ATSL, 2 sections per term)
Offer two elective classes each trimester with at least one in the realm of technology in the Middle School
Coordinate and manage the Middle School schedule and electives
Gather feedback regarding schedule on a regular basis
Collaborate with Middle School director and division coordinator to create the most effective schedule for the division
Update the schedule throughout the year
Work with students to understand the responsibilities that come with the use of technology at home and school
Provide resources to families and students about digital citizenship, age-appropriate software, gaming, social media, and applications
Act as a technology office liaison at the Middle School throughout the school day
Support maintenance of makerspaces and Fab Lab
Fill a Delta Coach role if needed
Chaperone field trips as needed
If you wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter, résumé, and three references to Sam Moser at email@example.com. Letters of reference are highly encouraged.
Lowell School has a longstanding institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusivity. Lowell prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person's race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, past or present military service, or any other ground prohibited by federal, District of Columbia, or other applicable law. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, termination, pay, and the work environment.
About Lowell School
Lowell is a dynamic, diverse, and welcoming school of 300 students from age three through 8th grade. Our philosophy emanates from the work of renowned educators John Dewey, Jean Piaget, Haim Ginott and current educational research. Our curriculum evolves from an understanding of the stages of cognitive, social/emotional, artistic, and physical development. It promotes active, collaborative learning with an emphasis on building conceptual understanding, promoting creative, critical and analytical thinking, and encouraging problem-solving. It facilitates not only the acquisition of strong basic skills, but also deep, conceptual understandings and is, thus, rigorous in the best sense of the word. Lowell's mission is to create an inclusive community of life-long learners in which each child is valued and respected. When provided with a stimulating environment, the guidance of teachers, and parental support, each child can become a motivated learner and a responsible citizen. Children arrive at Lowell as curious three-year-olds and leave as confident community members ready to thrive in our rapidly changing 21st century world. The campus is an eight-acre urban oasis tucked between 16th ...Street and Rock Creek Park in the Colonial Village neighborhood of Washington, DC. It provides a rich, natural environment for active, hands-on learning, including terraced gardens, tree-filled playgrounds, and a stream.