Job Duration: Teacher Calendar

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience: 3-5 years teaching experience

Website: www.musowls.org/

Memphis University School

Instructional Technology Teacher

Memphis University School (MUS), a school for boys in grades 7-12 in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking a full-time Instructional Technology Teacher. This position is available immediately.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach various technology skills lessons and courses to students at all grade levels
  • Teach basic mastery of commonplace productivity apps and skills (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, oral report presentation, file management, audio/video editing)
  • Teach fundamentals of coding/programming
  • Develop and maintain digital training resources for students and staff
  • Provide technology professional development sessions for faculty and staff
  • Provide technology support to students and staff
  • Plan and prepare lessons and instructional strategies
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and resources and make recommendations as appropriate
  • Attend required meetings, keep records, and prepare and file reports as required and directed by the school
  • Create a learning environment that is safe, positive, and caring, and that fosters active involvement of all students
  • Collaborate within and across departments to enhance the mission of the school
  • Actively engage in the life of the school community and extracurricular programs

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

The ideal applicant will possess the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree
  • A minimum of three to five years teaching experience in a secondary setting
  • Experience using PC (Windows) and Macintosh computers and tablets
  • Experience integrating classroom technology and explaining to others
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving minor technical issues
  • Experience with Microsoft software products including, but not limited to, Microsoft 365
  • Knowledge of various Learning Management Systems, specifically Blackbaud
  • Experience in an all-male school environment

Additionally, the ideal applicant will

  • Be approachable by students
  • Hold high expectations of students
  • Have excellent judgment and possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be reasonably demanding and able to challenge students
  • Be comfortable dealing with bright male students who ask challenging questions
  • Be willing to teach a variety of classes at a variety of levels
  • Have a commitment to best practices in teaching, learning, and technology
  • Possess an inspiring, innovative, and charismatic teaching style
  • Have outstanding organizational and communication skills
  • Be diligent about open communication with parents
  • Be willing to share best practices with colleagues
  • Be willing to collaborate with other teachers
  • Improve professional and technology skills through regular professional development
  • Work collaboratively as the instructional expert in a group of technology professionals
  • Be open to compensated work beyond the traditional teaching calendar

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A cover letter explaining interest in Memphis University School and why the applicant is qualified for the position
  • A statement of your personal educational philosophy
  • A current resume
  • The names, titles, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references and a brief description of the applicant’s relationship with each person

 

Please send materials to careers@musowls.org

At MUS, our faculty and staff enjoy a collegial working environment that encourages outstanding performance, creativity, and teamwork. Following are some of the advantages of working at MUS. For more information, click HERE.

  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Low faculty and staff turnover
  • Professional development support
  • Nine endowed teaching chairs
  • Faculty and staff awards with generous stipends

Employment at Memphis University School is contingent upon successful completion of a background, drug-screening, and reference check. MUS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic or national origin in its admission policies or in any other activities or programs of the school. Memphis University School is an equal-opportunity employer.

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