Technology Integration Specialist

Req No.
2020-1264
Category
Faculty
Location
US-TX-Houston
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Kinkaid School is seeking a dynamic, innovative Technology Integration Specialist to join its Upper School team starting August 2020. The ideal candidate will have experience coaching faculty and teaching upper school age children. The Upper School Technology Integration Specialist will be called on to promote innovative teaching practice by using technology as a disruptive tool, and will support faculty to utilize the appropriate technology from an ample array of resources to further great teaching and deep learning.

 

The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling over 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the School offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture. With an enrollment of about 615, the Upper School fosters a learning environment centered on academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and personal attention. The Upper School faculty enjoys small class sizes and a collegial, collaborative environment centered on intellectual curiosity and continuous professional development.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to encourage faculty to integrate technology authentically into their teaching practice to more fully utilize Kinkaid’s BYOD program
  • Develop protocols for blended and online learning experiences for Kinkaid students
  • Teach up to two sections of Computer Science classes each semester
  • Serve as an advisor to ten to fifteen upper school students
  • Enjoyment in teaching students across the entire range of grades (9-12)
  • Serve as a member of the Technology and Computer Science Departments, attending departmental meetings, developing and updating course curricula, and supporting the work of the department
  • Support the School, its mission, and its leadership
  • Engagement in the school community by attending athletic and art events
  • Additional responsibilities such as coaching a sport or sponsoring a club and participating in Interim Term during the month of January
  • Collegiality and high professional standards
  • The natural ability to model Kinkaid’s four core values (honesty, responsibility, respect, and kindness) in interactions with all members of the community.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an educational field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Experience teaching upper school children with proven mastery in effectively delivering Computer Science content
  • Core knowledge about the development of upper school age children
  • Passion for and experience with integrating technology into the curriculum
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Eagerness to grow professionally and remain current within the field
  • Commitment to collaboration and high ethical professional standards

The Kinkaid School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law, The Kinkaid School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

 

Submit all correspondence including your interest, resume, and cover letter through this application portal.  Please no emails or phone calls to resubmit your candidacy.  

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