As part of our Center for Teaching and Learning, the full-time, 10-month Educational Technology Specialist's primary charge is to ensure that teachers are well supported and well advised in areas related to technology and learning. To do so, the Educational Technology Specialist provides individual tutorials, leads group professional development sessions, co-plans lessons with teachers, and finds innovative ways to inspire our faculty to thoughtfully and innovatively utilize digital tools. The Educational Technology Specialist strives to help teachers integrate technology in ways that help them deepen learning experiences for all of their students. The Educational Technology Specialist will teach one or two classes of Upper or Middle School students per term.
About Us At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:
Is kid-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embodies and lives The Stripes.
Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
The Educational Technology Specialist:
Encourages and models a growth-minded approach to teaching and learning.
Coaches faculty from a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines as they grow as teachers, learners, and thinkers.
Is proactive, service-oriented, and creative in seeking ways to provide tailored teacher support.
Through research and external relationships, investigates innovative practices in educational technology; helps faculty determine which of these best suit their needs.
Recognizes institutional needs relative to industry best practices and trends.
Is grounded in educational best practices and integrates technology thoughtfully and intentionally.
Models effective practices in technology use in the classroom
Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email with the subject line "Educational Technology Specialist" to email@example.com. Title attachments with your last name, first initial and document name.
Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
List of three references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each (References will be contacted only with the candidate's permission).
Application deadline: April 6, 2018 at 5 p.m.
Position begins with 2018 School Year
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree and a strong academic background.
Candidates with classroom experience in grades 6-12 will be viewed favorably.
Knowledge of adult learners or experience working with teachers through professional development is considered a huge plus.
About The Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, PA, offers college preparatory education for more than 1,200 boys and girls from PK-12th Grade in three units: Lower, Middle and Upper schools.
Episcopal Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.