Job Opportunities: 21st Century Curriculum & Learning

I wanted to pass the following job opportunities along to my readers. Please contact the individual school directly.

Job Opportunity #1– Holy Trinity Episcopal, Melbourne, Florida

POSITION TITLE: 21st Century Learning Specialist

POSITION PURPOSE: To develop and facilitate the acquisition of 21st century digital literacy skills among faculty and students based on the ISTE NETS standards. We are looking for a forward-thinking, innovative educator who is passionate about technology, digital literacy, 21st century learning, and facilitating teacher growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience. Must be enthusiastic and knowledgeable about Web 2.0 and other digital tools and technologies. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be self-directed, motivated, and a life-long learner. Eager to help teachers and students become independent learners and models of the ISTE NETS standards. Operates under the general supervision of the Director of Information Technology; works closely with Director of Studies and Administrative Team.

REPORTS TO: Director of Information Technology POSITION STATUS:    Exempt, FT, 10 1/2 Month

EXPECTATION: Serve as a positive role model who supports the mission, vision and core values of the school.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
GENERAL:

  1. Work with all major departments and divisions to achieve strategic initiatives.
  2. Must maintain professionalism in dress, speech and manner.
  3. Must have the ability to get along with, communicate and deal effectively with all school personnel, school parents and community.
  4. Willingness to perform in a manner that reflects positively on the school.
  5. As a member of the HTEA team, perform all duties as requested by the Headmaster.

LEARNING SPECIALIST:

  1. Collaborate with teachers and administrators to develop curriculum materials and specific lesson
    plans based on the ISTE NETS standards.
  2. Model the integration of technology and the ISTE NETS standards in all curriculum areas.
  3. Collaborate with faculty, technology staff, and students to evaluate and select appropriate digital
    tools.
  4. Assist teachers with integrating school iPads into the curriculum.
  5. Provide individualized and group professional development for teachers and administrators.
  6. Actively seek out opportunities for professional growth. Online personal learning networks
    encouraged. Sharing of experiences and educational resources via blogging and other social
    media is encouraged and supported.
  7. Promote partnerships that support the academic success, career readiness, and general well-being
    of all children.
  8. Evaluate on an ongoing basis the effectiveness of ISTE NETS standards implementation.
  9. Adhere to and communicate copyright as well as other laws and guidelines pertaining to the
    distribution and ethical use of resources.
  10. Maintain professionalism in all relationships, responsibility, confidentiality, corporate loyalty, dress, speech and manners. Promote and model digital citizenship, etiquette, and responsibility.
  11. Perform other duties as requested.

Job Opportunity #2 Margolin Hebrew Academy, Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description

The Margolin Hebrew Academy, a small, warm, Jewish PreK-12 private school in Memphis, TN seeks an experienced full-time curriculum coordinator to coordinate and implement a school-wide effort to transform and update its curricula for the 21st century.  Responsibilities include assisting in the completion of its current curriculum mapping project, spearheading the revision process, coordinating the documentation and marketing of the curriculum transformation process, and making all logistical arrangements involving outside professionals and subject-area experts who may be brought in to assist with the process.

Desired Skills & Experience

The appropriate candidate should have expertise in curriculum design and be up to date with the global conversation surrounding 21st century learning. He or she must also be willing and able to shoulder much of the responsibility of researching, writing, and helping to implement the new curricula.  A working knowledge of digital educational tools, social networking, project / problem based learning, differentiated instruction, and authentic assessment are critical.  Familiarity with Hebrew Language will be considered an asset, but is not required.

Company Description

The Margolin Hebrew Academy, a small, warm, Modern Orthodox Jewish PreK-12 private school in Memphis, TN. Class sizes range from 7-18 students and the school is known for its close student-faculty relationships. Graduates of both high schools all go on to four year colleges and universities. Though the school has been in existence for over 60 years, it has enjoyed a period of educational revitalization over the past four years, and its faculty and administration are currently engaged in an active conversation about 21st century learning and curriculum reform.