High School Instructional Technology Coordinator
Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate teachers for the school year 2021-2022.
At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!
Teaching roles are 10-month positions, which are exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Why teach at Capital City?
Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, teachers work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.
Invest in your own learning. Capital City prioritizes the professional growth and learning of our teachers through weekly internal professional development and opportunities to learn from experts around the country. Campus and school-wide leadership opportunities are available for teachers who want them.
Make your classroom and curriculum your own. Our teachers value the autonomy they have at Capital City to design a curriculum that is dynamic, personal and exciting. There is a culture of innovation that is supported by Principals and Instructional Coaches.
About the High School Instructional Technology Coordinator Position
The High School Instructional technology Coordinator, in conjunction with the Director of Library and Innovation, is responsible for ensuring that all students, families, and teachers in the Middle School are able to effectively access and implement instructional technology. The Instructional Technology Coordinator will support the development of educational technology strategy, lead learning opportunities for the Middle School, and manage software accounts for the Middle School.
Support the development of a vision for the role of technology in the classroom
Support the evaluation, selection, and management of or various technology systems, including but not limited to: Clever, Google Classroom, Hapara, Nearpod, Remind, and Zoom
Lead campus level technology training on the use of various technology systems at the start of the school year, and provide specific ongoing technology training for staff.
Support teachers one-on-one with their technology needs, ensuring that teachers get more support than just training at the beginning of year.
Create educational technology guides and materials prepared for distribution to instructional staff
Support the IT department as needed to roll out technology hardware to MS students and staff
Support the SIS department in articulating MS needs, and works with SIS to make those needs a reality in various rostering systems.
Support the SIS department in troubleshooting simple support requests with our gradebook and Student Information System.
Coordinates with the Assessments team to support and monitor our implementation of assessments for the MS.
Coordinates with the Family engagement team to develop family tech training opportunities and other events
Coordinates with coaches on supporting new teacher collaboratives, offering monthly trainings.
Support help requests via our universal help ticketing system.
Capital City seeks to employ experienced, credentialed teachers. Ideal candidates have a Master’s degree and 3+ years of full-time teaching experience.
Minimum required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least one of the following:
A major in education or field of instruction or equivalent 30 semester hours of credit
District of Columbia teaching license in field of instruction
Two years of verifiable teaching experience as a teacher of record
One year as a support teacher at Capital City and enrollment in a teacher education or certification program
1-3 years of experience designing, using, or implementing education technology for a district, or classroom.
1-3 years of PK-12 teaching experience
Commitment to Capital City PCS mission and core values
Demonstrated strength in balancing vision and implementation
Meticulous organization, time management, and attention to detail
Spanish speakers are desired.
In addition to the above requirements, teachers must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check and a negative TB test.
Compensation and Benefits:
Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Learn more about our salary and benefits: bit.ly/Salary_Benefits
Competitive compensation. At Capital City, salaries compensate for experience and qualifications. Teacher salaries are benchmarked regularly against area school districts and other charters. Teachers know how their salary is calculated and what to expect year-to-year. Check out our salary scale here: bit.ly/TeacherSalaryScaleFY21
Benefits. Capital City invests in a comprehensive benefits package to support the happiness and well-being of staff at all stages of career and life. Benefits include 100% of health insurance covered for full-time employees, up to 6% in retirement contributions, preferred student admission for children of staff living in DC, and support for you and your family when needed.