Makerspace Design and Innovation Specialist

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Kindergarten
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Career and Technical Education
Elementary
Technology Education

Description

David Posnack Jewish Day School is expanding its Technology Department to include a full-time Makerspace Design and Innovation Specialist. Posnack School is currently looking for an energetic person to spearhead our emerging Innovation and Design program for students in grades K-8 students. If you are gifted in fostering curiosity of students about learning, engaging student participation, developing critical thinkers, and building student leadership in a safe and trusting environment, as well as fostering collaboration with teachers, we welcome you to consider applying for this position.

The Makerspace Design and Innovation Specialist will:

Will possess a passion for advocacy of technology integration and inquiry-based teaching and learning. Will work collaboratively to lead teachers in the creation of a school-wide makerspace design curriculum, as well as engage students in maker lessons. Develop an introduction to coding and digital literacy/citizenship for students in grades K-8 Include an introduction to robotics to lower school students and facilitate middle school students in robotic competition/electives. Develop and grow the Innovation program through authentic applications, competitions, and relevant learning opportunities. The person filling this role must build collaborative relationships with teachers, understand their curricular goals, and support their efforts at increasingly powerful uses of technology for student-centered learning. The person filling this role should be able collaborate with the various department heads to incorporate projects focused on school celebrations and holidays. Meet quarterly with vendors to get product updates, ensure warranty status, and obtain beta versions of software for evaluation. Troubleshoot with support representatives on any outstanding issues and concerns. Expected to participate in competitions and extra curricular activities. Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department. It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

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Posnack School

5810 S. Pine Island Road , Davie, FL 33328
 

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Posnack School

5810 S. Pine Island Road , Davie, FL 33328