Spirit of Technology Associate and Teacher
Role Description: The Spirit of Technology (SoT) Curriculum Developer and Teacher coordinates the ongoing development of the curriculum and teaches the courses as needed. This is a half-time position.
Personal Qualities: This person has a passion for learning, teaching and helping others develop. They take initiative in curriculum development and have an interest in the unique SoT curriculum. They are a life-long learner who aspires to do extra professional development whenever possible. This person possesses strong interpersonal skills and is proactive with an ability to follow through and a keen attention to detail. They are highly professional in all aspects of their behaviour as they act as a role model for others in the organization. This person values working as a member of a team and understands how SoT plays a role in the whole Releasing the Genius system. This person is able to balance multiple, interdependent priorities. This person should be very confident, perceptive, flexible and be able to initiative as needed.
Decision-Making Ability: The person in this role is capable of achieving objectives that could take up to two years to complete.
Skilled Knowledge & Experience: This individual has experience in the education sectors. They have skills and experience coding, working with a variety of technology arenas and is an active member of at least one technology community outside of SoT. They have also acquired a solid understanding of the unique aspects of the Spirit of Math (SoM) approach to learning to be able to apply it to SoT. This role requires someone who is aware of trends of thought in the larger education community and trends in the teaching of technology. They should have knowledge of student learning and how to integrate technology with strong pedagogy. This person should have a high attention to detail and an expertise in instructional design and course development. They must have exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. This role requires comfort and confidence with technology for business use. Specifically, this individual has experience with the administration of learning management systems, using Microsoft Office Suite and should be familiar with or willing to learn the Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Adobe InDesign), Microsoft SharePoint and other online systems. This role requires continuous learning of new technologies and how they interact and impact our society.
Education: The minimum level of education that is required is a B.A. (or equivalent) and a B.Ed. (or equivalent).
Accountability This role reports to the Curriculum Supervisor and is accountable for:
The SoT Associate and Teacher has the following authorities:
Responsibilities The SoT Associate and Teacher is responsible for:
Job Type: Part-time