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STEM Integration Specialist

Company: Catalina Foothills School District
Location: Tucson
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Certified-Elementary/Elementary Teacher

Date Posted:

Canyon View Elementary

Date Available:
10 months
Professional Salary Schedule
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Principal
Location: Canyon View Elementary School
Target Start Date: 7/27/2022

Summary: Provides leadership and vision in the development and implementation of STEM programming and digital technologies at the school and district level using the goals and principles of the district's STEM integration model.

Essential Functions: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by this job class.)

General Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the primary leader for the school and district's technology and STEM-related needs and initiatives by planning for and facilitating day-to-day use of digital resources and providing professional learning/training, including summer and New Teacher/All Staff Orientations, as needed and scheduled, to support instruction and growth of school staff.
  • Collaborates with and supports teachers and instructional teams/departments in the design and implementation of digital citizenship lessons and other interdisciplinary STEM learning experiences/lessons/units, as applicable, to meet academic standards.
  • Participates as a member of a districtwide STEM team under the supervision of the Associate Superintendent to plan STEM programming and complete other technology-related functions/tasks.
  • Collaborates with district STEM team to plan, create, and implement computer science/robotics units, as identified by the district.
  • Coordinates and facilitates beginning-of-year and end-of-year technology-related functions/tasks and training (e.g., electronic texts/subscriptions set-up, TeacherVUE/gradebook, LessonVUE, ParentVUE), and provides ongoing support, as needed.
  • Performs the duties of the school-based testing coordinator for state and district level achievement tests, as assigned.
  • Assesses student learning by reporting progress toward established goals/standards in computer science/robotics, as required.
  • Coordinates schedule for computer science/robotics and STEM lessons/units, and manages the care and use of equipment at assigned school.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with students, teachers, staff, administrators, parents, and others.
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Governing Board Policy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
    • Knowledge of current research and best practices in technology and STEM education.
    • Excellent organizational, communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in providing professional development and leadership roles working with adults.
    • Knowledge of and skill in multiple communication and technology applications, such as, but not limited to Google Apps for Education (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, etc.), Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Apple tools (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), presentation software, web-based resources.
    • Knowledge of and skill in computer programming, coding, and, and other technologies in the field of computer science.
    • Conversant with CFSD's curriculum and technology standards and deep learning proficiencies (DLPs).
      Minimum Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
      • Appropriate teaching certificate as issued by the State of Arizona.
      • Minimum five (5) years of teaching experience preferred, STEM-related preferred, and demonstrated leadership.
      • Self-motivated, self-directed, collaborative, and flexible.
      • Strong interest in providing after-school options in robotics/coding and/or coaching First Lego League teams, preferred.
        Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity Policy
        CFSD is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to sex (which includes a prohibition against sexual harassment as described in the District's policy concerning sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, religion, creed, age, or disability.

Keywords: Catalina Foothills School District, Tucson , STEM Integration Specialist, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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