Director of Technology

Job Description:

  • We want teammates who demonstrate a passion for and commitment to Rooted’s mission

  • We want teammates who have an unwavering commitment to radical transparency and radical open-mindedness (that, regardless of how much you know about something, you could be wrong)

  • We want teammates who thrive in a startup environment (mainly comfort with change and ambiguity, strong initiative)

  • We want teammates who have at least three years’ teaching experience in upper middle school and/or high school in a low-income or high needs population with a track record of outstanding academic results

  • We want teammates who are committed to earning the employer-validated credentials our students will learn (i.e. Adobe, Autodesk, Salesforce, CompTIA, HubSpot, Amazon Web Services, Scrum, and others)

  • We want teammates who have knowledge of and/or are committed to project-based learning in Technology

  • We want teammates who exhibit an exceptional ability to execute at a high level in the classroom while concurrently building secure attachments with students

  • We want teammates who are deeply invested in restorative practices and are masters of classroom management

  • We want teammates who have experience in school(s) which rely heavily on project-based learning as a means to develop content knowledge and skills (preferred)

  • We want teammates who have experience in school(s) which rely heavily on digital curriculum as a means to develop basic content knowledge and skills (preferred)

  • We want teammates who are committed to researching and remaining abreast of best instructional practices that may advance our mission

Responsibilities:

  • Creating, refining, + maintaining Technology curriculum at Rooted School

  • Collaborating with other content area teachers to design cross-curricular projects and emphasize targeted soft skills across curriculum

  • Meticulously monitoring student data, provide frequent feedback and targeted student support in response to data

  • Consistently implementing and execute student interventions with flexible grouping

  • Execute Rooted’s hybrid academic model with fidelity and consistency

  • Actively establishing Rooted’s culture among students, partners, and the community-at-large

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