The Fenn School, Concord, MA
The Fenn School, an independent day school located in Concord, MA for boys in grades 4-9, seeks candidates for a full-time, 12-month position as a Technology Integrationist, helping Fenn’s faculty seamlessly integrate technology into their curriculum.
As part of the technology department and reporting to the Director of Technology, the successful candidate will have a strong background in classroom teaching at the middle school level, experience with the principles of innovation and design thinking, and a passion for working with faculty to ensure creative, thoughtful and appropriate uses for academic technology. Personal qualities such as curiosity, flexibility, versatility, and resilience are desirable, as is a willingness to tackle new challenges with an open mind and to work collaboratively with students and faculty alike.
The Fenn School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. A successful candidate will, therefore, be a proactive and collaborative educator who is also committed to the manifestation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the Fenn community. The ideal candidate will be able to support Fenn’s mission in all work with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Fenn strongly encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Primary responsibilities include the ability to:
- Act as a guide and coach for all faculty, encouraging, inspiring, and supporting them in the exploration of innovative and purposeful uses of technology.
- Train and support teachers in the use of Apple TV, and classroom use of iPads, Macs and Windows.
- Collaborate with classroom teachers, the Director of Technology, the Director of Innovation and Design Thinking, and Library Director.
- In consultation with the Director of Technology, the Assistant Head of School for the Academic Program, and the Director of Innovation and Design Thinking, design, coordinate, and provide technology-related professional development for faculty on both a planned and “just-in-time” basis.
- Serve as the “first line of defense” for technology support requests and AV setups.
- Research and bring to the classroom suggestions for innovative technologies, projects, and other resources.
- Enthusiastically champion successes of students and faculty in their achievements with technology integration across all grades and subjects.
- Articulate a compelling, energetic, and compassionate vision for academic technology.
- Provide technical support to Summer Fenn Day Camp and programs during the summer.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree in a related field, a minimum of two years teaching experience, and strong organizational skills, the successful applicant will also have the following:
- Knowledge of design thinking and project-based learning (PBL) principles, and experience applying these principles to teaching and learning.
- Experience in a 1-to-1 school device program, preferably with iPads.
- Experience with the Google suite of applications on iOS, OS X and Windows devices.
- Experience creating and conducting professional development opportunities.
- Willingness to research, learn and share new technologies with students and faculty.
- Excellent communication skills: written, oral, and listening.
- Excellent organizational, management, and execution skills.
- Collaborative working style, responsible team member, flexible and willing to pitch in to do whatever needs to be done.
- Good sense of humor!
Fenn offers a highly competitive salary and a generous benefits package. Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for professional references via email attachment to Nat Carr, Assistant Head of School for Faculty and Professional Development, at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email.
The Fenn School does not discriminate in hiring or terms or conditions of employment on the basis of sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, age, marital status, military or veteran status, application for military service, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.