Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.
Landon is a diverse community committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach, and endeavor towards becoming their best selves. This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program.
The Educational Technology Innovator and Coordinator (ETIC) is responsible for working with students, teachers, librarians, and administrators to effectively integrate educational technology in a manner that enhances teaching and learning in the Lower and Middle Schools. This role will entail assisting in the creation, use, and maintenance of design learning labs in both the Lower and Middle Schools, empowering students to be critical thinkers and ethical users of information, hardware, and software. The ETIC will collaborate with teachers and the Director of Educational Technology and Libraries to carry out a coordinated digital citizenship and media literacy program, working with students and faculty on a regular basis to reinforce these ideas.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the Director of Educational Technology and members of the Ed Tech/Library Department to meets the needs of the community.
Help to establish and maintain design learning labs in both the Lower and Middle Schools that align with curricular and extra-curricular needs.
Partner with the LEAP Coordinator to design afterschool makerspace and STEM programming.
Work as part of a team to integrate the tools and technologies available into the curriculum.
Create an environment in the design learning labs that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, in collaboration with teaching staff.
Plan and deliver high quality lessons through direct instruction and collaboration.
Participate in the curriculum development process to ensure that the curricula includes the full range of literacy skills (media, visual, digital, and technological literacy) necessary for students to develop as lifelong learners.
Collaborate with teachers and students to design engaging projects, inquiry learning experiences and assessments that incorporate multiple literacies (including information literacy) and foster critical thinking.
Assist as needed in managing online subscriptions.
Provide basic technology support to faculty, staff and students.
Assist during orientation to provide professional development and support to faculty, and to provide support to students with online access, an understanding of the rules in our responsible use policy, and how to use the school’s online tools (including Office 365 and our LMS) successfully.
Remain current in applicable professional practices and developments.
Participate in and conduct professional development programs to enhance understanding and keep up with latest trends.
Prepare and administer the Lower School educational technology program budget to support specific program goals.
Comply with the expectations for faculty at Landon.
Hardworking and reliable
Degrees and/or certifications relevant to the position
Demonstrated skills with educational technology
Experience with developmentally appropriate, inquiry-based teaching and learning
Demonstrated experience in meeting the needs of all learners
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively with others
Competency using Microsoft products and Office 365
Experience using and instructing others in use of the school’s learning management system
Willingness to support extracurricular activities
Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to [email protected] No phone inquiries please.
About Landon School
Landon School is an independent day school for boys (grades 3-12) located in Bethesda, MD. The school's Code of Character promotes the values of respect, honor, and civility throughout campus life. Landon faculty and staff build meaningful relationships with students and colleagues through the school's Teacher-Coach-Mentor philosophy, where faculty and staff teach, coach, and advise students in a variety of settings.