This person will have the following tasks to lead technology:
• Design and implement the technology curriculum across all grades levels K-8 in consultation with Lower and Upper School Directors: Digital Citizenship Curriculum, Keyboarding, and Coding and Programming • Collaborate with teachers K-8 to integrate technology strategies within the curriculum. • Design and Teach sixth grade keystone technology class and other technology classes as needed. • Design and provide professional development opportunities for faculty based on their requests and needs. • Collaborate with Technology Infrastructure Manager to provide technology support to faculty and students for technology curriculum integration. • Collaborate with MakerSpace Manager on joint projects and teaching opportunities. • Evaluate new educational technology tools and attend educational technology conferences with Technology Infrastructure Manager. • Complete (or already have) Google Certification: Goggle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2, Google Certified Trainer, and Google Certified Innovator
This assignment is a ten-month position. The Educational Technology Teacher is required to work one week before faculty meetings in the fall and one week after year-end meetings in June.
Powhatan School is a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade coeducational, independent day school located near Winchester in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Founded in 1948 and accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, Powhatan is situated in a rural setting on 67 acres of land in the town of Boyce in Clarke County. Our student body draws from a broad geographical... area consisting of three states and seven school districts. Our families come from Virginia (Clarke County, Fauquier County, Frederick County, Loudoun County, Warren County and Winchester City), Maryland, and West Virginia
Powhatan’s educational philosophy views elementary and middle school as important steps in a lifelong learning process which are to be cherished in and of themselves. With an emphasis on a literature-based curriculum, the school offers opportunities for intellectual enrichment and personal growth through study that crosses the academic disciplines. With a strong math and science program, we provide instruction in music, art, drama, public speaking, athletics, and computer technology as well as participation in extra-curricular activities.
Powhatan School believes that successful education creates lifelong learners who use their knowledge, creativity, and skills to be confident students in an ever-changing world. We learn not for school but for life is our guiding principle.