Innovation and Technology Teacher, Middle School
Reports to: Middle School Division Head
Job Description 2023-2024
Trinity School seeks an energetic, creative, and experienced educator to support the school and its leadership in pursuit of our mission, values, and core competencies. The Middle School Innovation educator teaches innovation and technology part-time in the Middle School, grades 5-8 and works collaboratively with all grade level colleagues. This position might be combined with another part-time position. The position will incorporate elements of science, technology, engineering, arts, math, and contemporary and interdisciplinary learning.
This faculty leader will teach self-motivated, creative students in Middle School, will design, and develop innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum, and will work toward establishing partnerships with external organizations. A strong candidate will have experience in design thinking, applied engineering and robotics, makerspaces, experimental/experiential curriculum, computer science, and interdisciplinary program design.
Mission: Trinity School of Midland is a college preparatory community that provides a nurturing environment to enrich the mind, strengthen the body, enliven the soul, and inspire servant leadership.
Teaching innovation and technology. This will include developing student problem solving skills as well as their creativity, collaboration, and communication abilities.
Teach the students to use the design process and technological skills to create and present projects.
Serving as an advisor to a small group of students
Fulfilling other duties as assigned throughout the day.
Contributing to the broader Trinity School community by participating in extracurricular activities, possibly including the athletic program and/or club programs, as needed
Bachelor’s degree in teaching field.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including composing and proofreading, including the ability to use applicable computer programs and technology.
Ability to work cooperatively and diplomatically with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration.
Commitment to student learning and to continued professional development.
Ability to engage students in learning.
Enthusiasm for the field of study and working with children in this age group.
Prior teaching experience.
Experience in design thinking, applied engineering and robotics, makerspaces, experimental/experiential curriculum, computer science, and interdisciplinary program design.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation will be made, absent hardship.
Standing, walking, and sitting for long periods of time. Usually needed intermittently for brief and long periods of time. Frequency may vary depending on activities and location.
Frequent bending during several hours or more while working with students. Usually performed for 5 to 30 sec at a time.
Frequent reaching and hand dexterity for handling motor skills equipment and clerical tasks (such as handwriting, handling a clipboard, index cards, or notebooks, use of the telephone, keyboard, operating office tools and machines); manipulating small and medium size objects.
Frequent squatting/kneeling may be needed for specific activities.
Able to lift, push and pull up to 30 pounds. Frequent lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 pounds.
May deal with stressful situations in the normal course of duties, including a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
The work environment is a standard classroom, gymnasium, and/or outdoor setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate, but occasionally high depending upon student population and activities. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and/or outdoor weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and/or bodily fluids.
The information contained in this job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities or duties performed by this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Interested candidates should apply electronically by submitting the following information to Rocio Cantu, Director of Human Resources at email@example.com
Letter of introduction to include your reasons for interest in the job.
Resume to include educational background, relevant employment history, and references.
Completed Faculty Employment Application (Note: The form can be found below in the Apply for Employment section).
Additional information about Trinity School of Midland can be accessed on the School’s website at http://www.trinitymidland.org
or by contacting Chrystal Myers, Head of Middle School, at
Trinity School is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability or genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Trinity School of Midland will not sponsor applicants for work visas.