The Avery Coonley School seeks to hire a dynamic and creative Instructional Technology Integration Specialist supports student and teacher achievement in the pre K-8 classroom by promoting integration of current technology tools into curriculum and instruction, providing professional development to support the use of technology tools to enhance and redefine student learning, and collaborating with teachers to implement the effective use of technology in instruction. The Integration Specialist organizes the professional development for faculty and staff and oversees the classroom projects that occur in the Makerspace.
This is a full-time position. We are looking for a teacher who has a passion, energy and enthusiasm for working with academically gifted lower and middle school aged children. The successful candidate will work effectively as a team member to plan and implement an educational program that meets the social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs of individuals through developmentally-appropriate practices.
This candidate will have background and/or experience in education at the elementary level and be able to foster an innovated learning environment that is stimulating, safe, and nurturing for children.
A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of teaching experience, are preferred.
Ability to work collaboratively with school administrative and instructional personnel.
Knowledge of a broad range of instructional strategies, resources, and practices in elementary school curriculum areas.
Strong communication skills utilizing person-to-person, written, and technological modalities.
Ability to cultivate strong partnerships with parents.
Gifted education experience preferred.
About Avery Coonley School
The Avery Coonley School is a coed Pre-K - Grade 8 independent school serving academically bright and gifted students. The school is located in Downers Grove, a suburb 15 miles west of Chicago. For more information about the school, visit its website at www.averycoonley.org