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Openings >> Student Technology Leader Summer Program Mentor - Var. Loc.- RB #20-290
Student Technology Leader Summer Program Mentor - Var. Loc.- RB #20-290
Summary
Title:Student Technology Leader Summer Program Mentor - Var. Loc.- RB #20-290
ID:5410
Department:Teaching and Learning
Location:School Location
Division:Instructional
Description

BOARD OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
BUFFALO, NEW YORK 14202

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #20-290
STUDENT TECHNOLOGY LEADER
PROGRAM MENTOR
SUMMER 2021
APRIL 21, 2020

 

NOTICE OF POSITION


POSITION:
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the following teaching positions:


 

Student Technology Leader Summer Program Mentor

VARIOUS LOCATIONS

 

Program Dates:
July 6, 2021 – August 13, 2021

Teacher Hours: 8:30 – 12:00



APPLICATION:
Candidates must complete an application form available on the district website,
www.buffaloschools.orgClick the "APPLY" button at the bottom of this page to start your application. Once the form is completed, click the “Submit” button.

Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. (Be sure to check your junk and spam mail.) If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.


QUALIFICATIONS:
The candidate must be a NYS certified teacher currently employed in the Buffalo Public Schools. Candidates must have a minimum of five years working with students in an urban school district. Preference will be given to candidates currently facilitating a Student Technology Leadership program and/or committed to facilitating a Student Technology Leadership program in their building during the 2021-2022 School year. The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and demonstrate leadership and interpersonal communication skills with all district stakeholders. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong collaborative, team-oriented, and flexible approach to partnered work.

EXPERIENCE:
In evaluating each candidate’s qualifications, consideration will be given to the candidate’s coursework and experiences in instructional technology, digital environments and creation of content for online learning. Additionally, candidates should possess awareness of current educational technology initiatives including 1:1 computing, digital citizenship, coding, robotics, 3D design and printing, etc. The candidate should also possess:

  • Demonstrable track record of promoting teamwork and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of “soft skills” necessary for successful employment
  • Understanding of the appropriate uses of learning management systems and social media in K-12 education
  • Knowledge and facility in the use of multiple pedagogical techniques for addressing the needs of various learners including Special Education Students and ELLs
  • Proven ability to foster critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Commitment to following and enforcing BPS, Federal and State policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to Instructional Technology
  • Experience in planning, leading and facilitating professional development opportunities with a variety of stakeholders

 

 

DUTIES:

The STL Program Mentor may be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

 

  • Effectively train interns to do various job tasks and provide ongoing support as needed
  • Assess the difficulty of tasks and assign student interns to tasks at which they can be successful
  • Monitor student interns on an on-going basis to ensure that their task assignment is appropriate and completed
  • Assist students in taking on leadership roles
  • Manage job deadlines in compliance with the established schedule
  • Ensure that the internship is a meaningful learning experience for student interns
  • Monitor and evaluate intern's progress and provide relevant feedback
  • Keep ongoing records and documentation to prepare summative reports
  • Performing other duties as assigned

 

This recruitment bulletin in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator or supervisor. Buffalo Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this recruitment bulletin and related duties at any time without prior notice.


APPOINTMENTAppointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of summer school seniority, training, credentials, certifications and evaluation of service. Interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.
 


SALARY:                      Teacher hourly rate based on BTF contract



FUND #:                            Pending Funding 



FINAL DATE
FOR FILING:               MAY 4, 2021


                                                                                                                               

 

                DR. KRINER CASH
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications

 






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