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Position Summary: This is a newly designed role. The instructional coach and/ CDI teacher will be a critical member of the lower school faculty. As an instructional coach (not limited to the area of tech integration) you will work as a colleague with classroom teachers in all programs (French and International) to support student learning and best practices in teaching. You will provide personalized, 1:1 support based on the goals and identified needs of individual teachers and teams who are interested in refining their craft. As part of this new role you will also be designing and teaching a new course for lower school students: Creation, Design & Innovation Lab, an enrichment class that will delve into design thinking and emerging technologies. As the CDI Teacher you will be responsible for developing this exciting new course in conjunction with the Lower School Curriculum Coordinator! You will report to the Head of the Lower School and be part of a schoolwide instructional coaching team working closely with the Director of Educational Technology.
Submit your application through the school's website. All applicants should include a cover letter, current résumé and three professional references (including your most recent direct supervisor).
Direct inquiries (cover letter, CV, references) to Tim Long, Head of Lower School, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education and Experience:
Previous classroom experience
Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
Previous coaching or teacher leadership experience
Deep knowledge of instructional strategies and well versed in current best practices
Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
Ability to design and deliver customized professional development
Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 or the intention to pursue certifications
Google Certified Coach or the intention to pursue certification
Experience with online learning and the use of a Learning Management System
Experience working in both Mac and PC platforms
Experience coaching teachers and working with teams
Fluent in English and one of the school’s principal languages (Spanish or French)
Experience working in a maker space and/or design program
Passionate about STEAM education and innovation
Strong understanding of curriculum design and cross curricular integration of technology standards
Internal Number: 1286
About The Awty International School
The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.