Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and related learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an equal opportunity employer.
The Technology Integration Specialist supports and enriches teaching and learning by strengthening the technology skills of students, teachers, and staff. The ideal candidate is passionate about the integration of technology and curriculum that enhances teaching and learning. The Technology Integration Specialist will collaborate with the technology coordinator and program team to implement professional development and support faculty in the area of educational technology. The candidate in this role will also serve as lead Makerspace teacher and coordinator. Enthusiasm, leadership, and self-direction are key qualities in this position. This position reports to the Director of Teaching and Learning.
Provide strategic leadership, vision, and direction around technology integration within the academic program.
Be an inspirational leader of educational technology best practices to the faculty, students, and staff by serving as a role model for creativity, innovation, and experimentation.
Support teachers in developing basic technological competencies such as navigating Google Drive and Outlook, and utilizing iPads, laptops, and SMART Boards.
Support, model and encourage effective use of technology for teaching and learning with an emphasis on project-based learning and innovation in the classroom.
Create learning resources for students, teachers and staff, such as instructional videos and tutorials.
Develop, coordinate, and/or teach workshops for instructional technology applications and assist faculty in group and 1-on-1 settings, as needed.
Identify and implement new trends in educational technology, curriculum, and teaching strategies into work with faculty, staff, and students.
Collaborate with the technology coordinator and program team to provide family education on topics such as the iPad, Blackbaud (learning management system), and other educational programs and apps.
Manage Makerspace scheduling, materials, and equipment.
Teach Makerspace elective classes for middle school students.
Take the lead in designing academically rigorous Makerspace projects, independently and in collaboration with subject-area teachers.
Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience
Valid teaching credential
Masters in Education or Educational technology
Experience with and understanding of children in grades 2-8
Teaching experience at the elementary and middle school level working with children with dyslexia and related learning differences
High level of proficiency with educational technology
Knowledge of current pedagogical strategies and technology trends
Additional Salary Information: Charles Armstrong School offers
•Competitive salaries commensurate with experience
•Attractive medical, dental and vision package, 403b plan
•Professional development program
•Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals
About Charles Armstrong School
Charles Armstrong School was founded in 1968 and enrollment has grown to approximately 240 students serving grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong serves high potential students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, empowering them to strive as learners in school and life. Armstrong is recognized as the premier school for LD students in northern California.