Educational Technology Specialist

New York, NY Full-time

  • Act as an inspirational leader for 21st century education and technology integration.
  • Work with the Director of Academic Technology and Curriculum Coordinators in advancing the mission of technology integration.
  • Stay current on research regarding teaching, learning and assessment with technology.
  • Identify areas of need work with teachers to ensure “computational thinking” topics are explored throughout the elementary school curriculum.
  • Assist teachers in developing, documenting, and mapping curriculum through the Understanding by Design and Inquiry-based frameworks.
  • Overseeing and developing the Pre-K through 5 technology, computer science, and STEAM curriculum to support Trevor’s overall mission.
  • Offering administrators, faculty members and students professional development via workshops and one-to-one training.
  • Working with faculty members and students to effectively, seamlessly and appropriately integrate technology throughout the school.
  • Assisting with the maintenance and development of Trevor’s existing educational technology initiatives and tools (e.g. BlackBaud Classroom Management System, Google Drive, Atlas Curriculum Mapping).
  • Educating students and parents about the evolving uses of technology.
  • Oversee the Chromebook and iPad initiatives in the Lower School. Provide faculty and student training to ensure safe/secure/effective use of Chromebooks.

The Educational Technology Specialist reports to the Director of Academic Technology and is a 12-month position.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in educational technology or related field preferred

Elementary school homeroom teacher experience preferred

3 or more years of N-5 school experience preferred

General characteristics and skills required for the position:

  • Must enjoy taking on new challenges and developing new initiatives
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Ability to work with a variety of adults with different levels of facility with technology
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Familiarity with elementary school curriculum, technology integration, inquiry-based learning and 21st century trends
  • Passionate about the innovations the 21st century can bring to classrooms
  • Connected educator and lifelong learner
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Comfortable working with a variety of technology and maker tools: PC’s, iPads, 3-d printers, interactive whiteboards, etc.
  • Good facility with Windows and Apple OS