Science and Innovation Specialist

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Required
Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Kindergarten
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Elementary
Science
Technology Education
Certification

Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.

Description

Posnack School is currently looking for an educator who has an energetic and hands-on approach to education. Collaboration, flexibility, and a passion for science and technology are key components of a successful teacher at Posnack School. This position will contribute to each grade level's ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary S.T.E.M. and project-based learning, creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning. The Science and Innovation Specialist must have experience, knowledge and a deep understanding of the topics taught as well as a passion for science, technology, and engineering and a desire to actively engage students in authentic learning experiences. Educators able to foster curiosity of students about learning, engaging student participation, developing critical thinkers, and building student leadership in a safe and trusting environment, are encouraged to apply for this position.

The Science and Innovation Specialist will: Incorporate Next Generation Science Standards with an emphasis on Robotics, Engineering, and Coding. Use effective teaching strategies and grade level appropriate activities to explain complex concepts. Will possess a passion for advocacy of technology integration and inquiry-based teaching and learning. 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. Will work collaboratively with teachers/division heads 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-5 Develop and grow the Innovation program through authentic applications, competitions, and relevant learning opportunities. The person filling this role should be able collaborate with the various department heads to incorporate projects focussed on school celebrations and holidays. This is a full-time position reporting to Lower School principal with support from the director of information technology

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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