St. Mary Academy-Bay View, grades Pre-K through 12, is seeking an Education Technology Specialist for the 2023-2024 school year. Bay View is recognized for its commitment to STEAM programming for girls and young women. The candidate is responsible for growing the school’s efforts for experiential, challenging, creative, and project-based learning integrating technology. The person hired for this job will collaborate with teachers across grade levels to enhance the use of technology and form community partnerships that bring opportunities for innovation and application of STEAM. The candidate will teach technology literacy and computer science in the Lower School. Candidates must be committed to an all-girls, Mercy Education.
Responsibilities: Teach Computer Science classes in grades Pre-K through 5 on computer basics and procedures, coding, robotics, online research skills, and creativity with tech tools
Work with faculty throughout the Academy to champion project-based learning experiences, including interdisciplinary design challenges
Create and facilitate school-based, high-quality professional learning, working with teachers throughout the Academy to refine their knowledge and skills in using technology to support and enhance teaching and learning
Act as a technical mentor and guide to faculty in developing and maintaining new technology-based platforms and programs to enhance instruction
Advise teachers and families on digital citizenship and emerging technology trends
Participate in ongoing professional development on emerging technologies, curriculum design, and pedagogies relevant to instructional technology
The position also involves serving as an advisor and providing faculty support to a club or activity
Successful candidates will possess the following attributes:
Experience with tools such as Code.org's CS Fundamentals curriculum, Scratch software, Edison, and KIBO robots Strong understanding of child development, including the social, emotional, and intellectual domains Creative, imaginative, and growth mindset in teaching, coaching, and curricular design Supports Mercy Values and Mercy Critical Concerns An orientation to progressive education philosophy and teaching practices Demonstrates cultural competency and skills in working with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences Approaches work with energy, kindness, maturity, curiosity, flexibility, and a sense of humor Regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team Enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including contributions to the larger school community Strong work ethic and a caring temperament BA/BS degree in computer science or related education, Master’s degree preferred
O APPLY: Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Teaching Application.” Bay View Application, letter of interest, and resume should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status.
St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from Pre-K through grade twelve in Riverside, Rhode Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate, and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.
St. Mary Academy - Bay View is an independent, Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve.
In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we foster academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment.
We are committed to empowering each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious young woman who fully lives her faith.