High School Technology Teacher - certificate required

Company: George Walton Academy


General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Monroe, GA
Qualifications:

George Walton Academy is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our faculty as a high school technology teacher with the expertise to teach a wide variety of technology based courses. George Walton Academy has set an objective in providing a top ranked technology readiness program and we are looking for an individual that can develop a blueprint and implement a measurable program. This individual will have overall responsibility for the technology curriculum K4 through 12 and will be accountable for developing a seamless curriculum that meets/exceeds the growing needs of our students. We are searching for an individual who can teach a wide variety of technology based classes including AP Technology, robotics and other advanced technology courses.

Qualifications

  • Minimum teaching requirements:  Computer Technology I & II, Programming I & II, Web design I & II. [course descriptions below]
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or similar
  •  Experience with effective technology teaching strategies in teaching software and hardware skills
  •  Understanding of key learning theories and methods of instruction and their relation to technology integration
  • Technology skills in up-to-date computer software including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, web-page development, presentation and multimedia development, basic web server maintenance, digital video and audio editing, image processing, graphics abilities, basic programming
  •  Familiarity with methods for integrating technology into the curriculum
  •  The applicant should have experience in the organization and presentation of professional development and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  •  The ability to guide, lead, and collaborate is essential.

Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Implement best practices related to technology use
  • Establish an environment that encourages students' creative and independent use of instructional technology
  •  Offer student technology clubs and independent study in use of technology

Curriculum and Assessment  

  • Assist with developing and maintaining technology related lesson, curriculum, and standards documents

Professional Development

  • Assist in designing, coordinating, conducting and evaluating professional development in areas of instructional technology integration
  • Assist in providing teachers with strategies to effectively use technology to achieve school goals
  •  Model the effective integration of technology in all curriculum areas; teach and/or team-teach technology related lessons as needed with classroom teachers
  • Assist in facilitating the use of existing and emerging technology by students and staff
  • Attend common planning times with content area teachers to offer assistance with technology integration through lesson-planning.

Planning and Administration

  •  Participate as a member of the faculty in meetings and events

 


How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and a letter of interest to Amanda Colbert at ajcolbert@gwa.com