Andover Public Schools Andover High School, Shawsheen Road, Andover, MA, USA
Oct 29, 2018Full time
Description The High School Digital Learning Specialists guide and support the use of all of the district's technology resources both in and out of the classroom. Their primary role is to support secondary teachers in the integration of technology into the teaching and learning process by providing professional learning, modeling and coaching. In addition, they assist in the research, development and evaluation of new methods and digital tools that advance our programs. They are guides, coaches, and facilitators helping teachers and administrators acquire a deep understanding of digital literacy skills. Responsibilities -Collaborate with teachers to support their use of technology in delivery of curricula through a variety of instructional methods, including planning, co-teaching, and reflecting. In partnership, the DLS will work with teachers toward integrating the use of hardware, software, and Internet resources to support student learning. -Create learning resources for students and support teachers in producing their own resources - including websites, tutorials, and databases to support technology integration. -Demonstrated ability to use technology for project-based learning activities. -Provide technical support and report technical problems to district technicians. Qualifications -Massachusetts certification in Instructional Technology Specialist, K-12 (preferred). -Previous secondary teaching experience (preferred). -Demonstrated ability to utilize Socratic approach and to incorporate thinking skills in instruction. -Demonstrated understanding of appropriate class management skills. -Competency working in a culturally diverse environment or the willingness to acquire these skills. Supplemental Information The Andover Public Schools welcomes applications from a broad range of diverse candidates and is highly committed to the recruitment and hiring of teachers and administrators that represent the diversity of the student body.