Hamlin Robinson School, located in the North Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, is an independent, non-profit, accredited, state-approved, elementary and middle day school offering a comprehensive educational program to serve students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. The Hamlin Robinson School core philosophy is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere. Hamlin Robinson School is hiring additional faculty for our next school year as we continue to grow our community.
Position: Technology/ Media Lab Teacher
Reports to: Technology Director
Job Classification: 10 month-exempt position
School Year: 2020 - 2021
A Hamlin Robinson School teacher is dedicated to the mission and philosophy of the school. The teacher will provide overall instructional programs, guidance, and support to ensure each student’s success. Through differentiated instruction and a love of working closely with children the teacher will provide a rich and diverse educational experience for students.
Develop and teach a technology skills program relating to the needs of students and aligned with the school’s curriculum (class groups, small groups and one to one settings).
Develop curriculum and unit plans, teaching weekly classes and writing progress reports on student performance each trimester.
Implement the technology curriculum and establish emerging curriculum in areas such as animation, video-editing, and media production.
Provide authentic, differentiated learning experiences that build on essential academic skills for each student.
Work with the Technology Director to recommend and implement appropriate technology resources for faculty and staff.
Maintain an informative webpage and blog for student and parent use.
Collaborate with the Technology Director to support and instruct teachers in coordinating the integration of technology applications and tools across the curriculum.
Assist in identifying specific educational hardware/software application strategies.
Supervise students in a variety of settings including but not limited to classroom, transitions, lunch, recess, after school and summer programs as assigned.
Actively participate in school functions such as community events and activities, service days, seminars, meetings and training sessions.
Support and assist in organizing school functions, such as STEM night, Science Fair, Middle School overnight camps, and others.
Complete other duties related to this position as assigned.
Support the school and its leadership.
Ability to connect and build relationships with students and families.
Provide unique support, attitude, and environment necessary for students and families.
Commitment to innovation, excellence, and dedication.
Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Engage is self-assessment and work towards professional goals while pursuing professional development opportunities.
Inspire and assist faculty, staff, and students to adopt appropriate technologies for use in their work and study.
Actively seek out current education research and best practices as it relates to trends in technology and the use of technology tools.
It is important that the successful candidate appreciates and enjoys working with students, especially those who have learning differences.
Bachelor’s Degree with Washington State Certification; prefer experience in Educational Technology or related field.
Experience in an elementary/middle school setting
excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong technical writing skills.
Strong organizational, management, and goal-setting skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Experience in collaborative planning and team teaching.
Experience in developing and writing curriculum, knowledge of current trends and research in learning and assessment.
Ability to work closely with a wide range of people; including diverse students, faculty, and staff.
Desire and ability to work with children with learning differences.
Practice and model respect for individual differences, learning styles, and rates of learning.
Flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the children and program.
Microsoft certification preferred but not required.
This description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities to meet the ongoing needs of the school.
Hamlin Robinson School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamlin Robinson School ignites the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
The world class educational program at Hamlin Robinson School is a catalyst for students to discover the joy of learning within a rich, comprehensive school experience.
Respect: We show appreciation and acceptance for ourselves, our community, and our learning.
Responsibility: We show integrity and accountability for our choices.
Purpose: We show dedication and resolve through our actions.
Perseverance: We show commitment and resilience in all our endeavors.
About Hamlin Robinson School
Founded in 1983, Hamlin Robinson School is an independent, non-profit school offering a comprehensive educational program to serve students in grades 1-8 with dyslexia and other language related difficulties. The core philosophy of Hamlin Robinson is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere. The school is embarking on an ambitious strategic plan that includes moving to a new location in central Seattle, increasing enrollment, and expanding the academic program. A successful major gifts program and eventual capital campaign will be critical to the implementation of this vision.