Our community and curriculum intentionally reflect the world in which we live. In fact, our community is one of the most diverse among all of Atlanta’s and the nations’ independent schools. Our commitment to inclusion creates an environment where children and adults are free to be their authentic selves.
We embrace play in everything we do because it is essential to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cultural development of our young children and young adults. Our joyful and nurturing campus in the heart of Midtown Atlanta supports students to take risks and challenges them to make a positive impact on our ever-changing world.
We are seeking an experienced full-time Lead Teacher of STEAM and Digital Literacy to start August 1, 2019. Candidates should have depth and experience integrating technology and applying digital literacy concepts in an educational setting.
The Lead Teacher of STEAM and Digital Literacy is responsible for guiding and supporting the development of STEAM learning experiences from Kindergarten classrooms to Grade 8 through resource, space, and instructional management.
A STEAM teacher will:
Plan lessons/content and teach STEAM and digital literacy classes for K - 5th grades, with push in for middle grades
Utilize the student contact time during Digital Literacy classes as a bridge to STEAM integration in the classroom
Work with teachers, other staff members, and students to enhance instruction through the use of new digital technologies
Develop curriculum and content that utilizes iPBL to motivate and engage students more deeply in the areas of STEAM
Assist staff by advancing skills and deepening knowledge of technology-mediated learning and teaching
Model and co-teach lessons utilizing the iPBL STEAM approach to learning
Act as a change agent for curricular and pedagogical renewal with respect to 21st century skills
Communicate, collaborate, plan, mentor and work effectively in teaching partnerships
Motivate, nurture, and challenge students
Play a meaningful role in each student’s daily school life
Establish and maintain a creative, self-directed and collaborative learning environment
Gather formative and formal feedback about student progress to guide student learning and planning
The Children's School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We believe that in order for children to fully, sensitively and effectively engage in their communities, they must possess strong local, cultural and global competence. To that end, we learn from and enrich ourselves with multiple perspectives and welcome people of any country of origin, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender expression, gender identity, physical appearance, race, religious choice, family structure, sex, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.