The Evergreen School is currently accepting applications for a Grade 4 - 8 Technology Integration Specialist/Teacher. The school seeks candidates who demonstrate a commitment to foster a diverse and inclusive learning community and bring an awareness and responsiveness toward all differences including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, geography, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, learning styles and marital, parental or economic status.
The Evergreen school is located in Shoreline Washington approximately half a mile north of the city of Seattle. It is fully accredited by NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools). Founded in 1963 to provide a nurturing environment for children with extraordinary minds, Evergreen has grown from an enrollment of 6 in 1963 to a current enrollment of 478 students. The campus facilities have also grown in recent years with the opening of a new gym and theatre in 2000 and the opening of two new academic and administrative buildings in the fall of 2015. The school celebrated its fiftieth birthday in the 2013-2014 school year, and has just completed a campaign for the building project and endowment. Today, in the words of Evergreen’s mission statement: We inspire and empower highly capable, creative learners to lead with curiosity, compassion and courage in an ever evolving global community.
The Evergreen School technology program consists of both specific technology classes and technology-integrated projects within other subject-area classes. The Specialist/Teacher will teach upper division (grades 5-8) classes focused on digital citizenship, computer science, multimedia, engineering, electronics/robotics, design and maker skills. In addition, the Specialist/Teacher will support faculty throughout the upper division as they integrate effective technology tools into their classes. The ideal candidate will have experience designing project-based, student-centered educational experiences along with a passion for design thinking, making and STEM education.
- The Specialist/Teacher will teach upper division (grades 5-8) technology classes focused on digital citizenship, computer science, multimedia, engineering, electronics/robotics, design and maker skills.
- Teach 1-2 middle arts class each semester in a technology related field.
- Plans, develops and implements courses of instruction designed to achieve student learning objectives as outlined in the Evergreen technology curriculum.
- Incorporates creative development skills such as innovative design and maker thinking into the instructional program.
- Collaborates with other technology faculty to maintain a relevant, coherent school wide technology curriculum.
- Manages technology equipment, supplies and instructional materials.
- Works collaboratively with other staff and administrators.
- Reports regularly to parents and is responsive to parental concerns.
- Maintains confidentiality in sensitive matters.
- Supports, promotes and implements The Evergreen School policies and procedures.
- Attends regularly scheduled section and division meetings.
- Participates in professional activities to stay current with technology curriculum, materials and tools.
- Other responsibilities as needed.
Integration Specialist Responsibilities
- Help train and support faculty to use the school’s technology systems.
- Work closely with subject-area teachers as a resource in the development of activities that effectively utilize technology to maximize student learning.
- Stay current on latest technology trends to determine how they many help the school fulfill its mission.
- Take leadership role in researching and implementing new school-wide technology systems as related to teacher and classroom use.
- Create and maintain a technology integration strategic plan.