Choate Rosemary Hall seeks a Director of Academic Technology with a start date of July 1, 2019. The Director of Academic Technology supports and enables the integration of technology into the curriculum for the improvement of teaching and learning. The Director is responsible for the School's academic technology strategy and for the implementation of that strategy in the context of faculty, student, institutional, and academic departmental goals. Therefore, the Director is expected to maintain contemporary knowledge and expertise in the fields of emerging technologies, curriculum design, and pedagogies relevant to the instructional uses of technology. A full job description can be found here.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of classroom teaching experience, understand how to support the implementation of technology initiatives across multiple content areas, and have a demonstrated ability to plan, design, implement and evaluate professional development initiatives/programs. Experience teaching at the high school level is preferred. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively both orally and written as well as possess the necessary cultural competency skills to engage with and learn from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Our faculty is deeply committed to the entire student experience; it is expected that faculty responsibilities will include a combination of student advising, residential life, and extracurricular activities. Applicants must be dynamic individuals who are passionate about their discipline, collaborative and innovative in their approach to teaching, and who embrace and support the diversity of our student body. Choate is committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Working at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 300 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.
Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.
For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate difference and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that living in an inclusive community can also present challenges we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own.
Choate also believes that great teachers are great role models both in and out of the classroom. Choate expects its faculty to embrace the ethos of a growth mindset throughout their careers by actively developing their abilities as teachers and mentors at a residential school. The School supports faculty growth throughout the year, both on and off campus, through a variety of opportunities.
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