This position carries dual responsibilities in our Lower (grades PreK – 5) and Middle (grades 6 – 8) Schools. Major responsibilities include teaching technology classes in grades one through eight and creating engineering opportunities for students and teachers in these grades. Students are taught the skills necessary to use technology confidently and with integrity. This person will manage the maker space and curate a program that encourages exploration and creativity. Through projects and challenges in technology and Lego engineering classes, students will use the skills they learn to produce and showcase their understanding. The technology teacher collaborates extensively with classroom teachers to integrate technology into subject area course work. Coaching First Lego League (FLL) teams is an important part of this job. This person needs to be tech savvy and have the ability to lead others on developing their skills and experience with various technologies. This is a full-time position.
Teach technology to 1st - 8th grades
Work with classroom teachers to integrate technology and engineering into the classroom
Coach First Lego League robotics teams
Promote social and emotional growth of students in learning how to use technology in a productive ethical manner
Essential Skills and Experience
Expertise with Scratch, Photoshop, Illustrator, video and audio editing tools, and the Google suite of apps
Experience with 3D printing, woodworking, and electronics
Experience with Lego Robotics and First Lego League
Essential Attitudes and Aptitudes
A continued interest in Professional Development as a lifelong learner
An eagerness to lead teachers in technology integration
An enjoyment of tinkering and figuring out how things work
A collaborative approach
A passion for sharing technology with young learners
Bachelor’s degree in the technology field and/or elementary education (master’s preferred)
3-5 years of teaching experience with elementary education
If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, personal statement, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Bancroft School
Families throughout Central Massachusetts and MetroWest choose Bancroft School for its robust college-preparatory academics and supportive community. The Bancroft experience fosters good people who emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. Bancroft students develop deep connections in the community, and form lasting relationships with faculty, coaches, and peers. Each child’s individual learning style and interests guide their explorations into core academics, arts, sports, and co-curriculars. Founded in 1900, Bancroft is Greater Worcester’s leading independent PreK–12 day school.