COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR
Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, French American + International offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance.
Working at French American + International opens up a myriad of opportunities – both personal and professional. Critical to our Strategic Plan in creating a proud, engaged community, we appreciate our faculty and staff by fostering a community of ongoing learning, respect and collegiality and by providing competitive compensation and benefits.
As a member of the academic technology department, the Computer Science and Academic Technology Coordinator teaches computer science and supports teachers in the integration of coding/programming in their classes. The coordinator also provides a range of support to teachers at the French American International School to integrate technology in the curriculum to improve teaching and learning as well as develop students’ technology skills. French American International School aims to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills through an integrated and interdisciplinary project-based approach.
FOCUS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaches computer science classes, including the International Baccalaureate CS curriculum.
Provide regularly scheduled professional development and teacher support in technology integration and work in a consultative fashion with school administrators
Design a computer programming curriculum that aligns with the school’s curriculum
Provide support to teachers in the implementation of the computer programming curriculum. Conduct demonstrative lessons, deliver instruction, and assist teachers with unit and lesson planning and build teacher collaboration
Coordinate and facilitate teacher leaders or curriculum focus group sessions.
Continually evaluate and refine the computer programming curriculum
Assess students against learning objective
Communicate with parents regarding the program as needed
Design and implement ways to support students based on their abilities
Stay up to date on advancement in the field of Computer Programming
Other duties as assigned
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree preferred
Experience in classroom teaching, at least 3 years preferred
Knowledge and experience of applications of technology to teaching and learning is essential
Experience and knowledge of Computer programming and its intersection with various academic subjects
Instructional strategies inc. differentiation and project-based learning
Develop staff and instruct adult learners
Effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with large and small audience
International, independent, PreK - 12th Grade School located in the Civic Center Arts Corridor of San Francisco. 1080 students, 3 sections. Bilingual French/English PreK - 8. International High School (9-12) offers the International Baccalaureate program and the French Baccalaureate program to a diverse student body.