The New Community School empowers bright, talented students in grades 5-12, who are challenged by dyslexia and related language-based learning differences. The innovative and research-based college preparatory curriculum utilizes a customized educational approach to build skills in language and math and to foster academic and personal strengths and igniting the passions and gifts of unique minds.
The Instructional Technology Integrator and Computer Science Teacher is responsible for the professional growth and development of all teachers to facilitate learning and independent application of effective instructional technology practices. The position provides support through co-planning, modeling, co-teaching, and training across all content areas. The position plans and conducts professional learning based on assessed division and/ or teacher needs.
Assists faculty in using technology effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction and providing relevant and engaging learning experiences for all learners.
Provides instructional technology integration support for teachers.
Collaborates with faculty with regards to identifying the effective use of a variety of digital learning tools and resources to improve instructional practice and maximize student learning.
Collaborates with faculty to improve instructional practice and maximize student learning via effective use of a variety of digital learning tools and resources.
Establishes an environment that encourages innovative, creative, and independent use of technology throughout the school.
Co-plans with faculty to provide a high level of support integrating technology throughout the curriculum.
Co-teaches with faculty in order to model and support the effective classroom integration of digital technologies that support student learning.
Plans, prepares and delivers professional learning activities that focus on the effective integration of technology as well as other innovative instructional best practices to support the implementation of the curriculum.
Develops, leads and facilitates our digital citizenship and technology curriculum.
Coaches teachers to facilitate their development of knowledge, skills and understanding of digital tools and assistive technologies.
Teaches a minimum of 3 courses
Gathers and disseminates information relevant to instructional technology.
Demonstrates excellent human relations and interpersonal skills.
Engages in continual learning to deepen technological pedagogical content knowledge.
Demonstrates initiative, flexibility and the ability to work independently.
Contributes to the rich student life program.
Participates in the school's extensive pre-service/in-service training and mentoring program.
Contributes to other aspects of the school.
Must be eligible or possess Virginia Collegiate Professional License or Postgraduate Professional license.
Must possess a strong interest in learning disabilities, exploring varied instructional strategies, and working with students who have struggled in previous school placements.
Experience with school wide professional learning tech initiatives - PowerSchool, Schoology, etc.
Must possess the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, parents, and the broader community.
Must possess a desire and willingness to grow professionally and work as part of a team.