Student Technology Leader Summer Program Mentor RB# 23-316

Buffalo Public Schools

Title:Student Technology Leader Summer Program Mentor RB# 23-316

ID:8873

Department:Teaching and Learning

Location:School Location

Division:Instructional

Type:Teacher

Description

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

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN # 23-316 STUDENT TECHNOLOGY LEADER PROGRAM MENTOR SUMMER 2024 APRIL 26, 2024

NOTICE OF POSITIONS

POSITION: The Superintendent of Schools, Dr.Tonja M. Williams, is interested in receiving applications for qualified candidates for the position of:

STUDENT TECHNOLOGY LEADER SUMMER PROGRAM MENTOR VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Program Dates: July 8, – August 16, 2024 Teacher Hours: 8:00AM – 3:00PM

APPLICATION: Candidates must complete an application form available on the district website, www.buffaloschools.org/jobs . Click 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, Social Worker, or Guidance Counselor 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 2024- 2025 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 interns progress and provide relevant feedback

Keep ongoing records and documentation to prepare summative reports

Performing other duties as assigned

APPOINTMENT : Appointment 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/daily rate of 1/200th.

FUND # : Positions will be funded through the IT Department

FINAL DATE FOR FILING : MAY 09, 2024

DR. TONJA M. WILLIAMS,

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

The Buffalo Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of an individuals actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, religious practice, national origin, ethnic group, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity, sexual orientation (the term “sexual orientation” means heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or asexuality, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, weight, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by New York state and/or federal non-discrimination laws in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Districts non-discrimination policies should be directed to HRCompliance@buffaloschools.org or to: Tami Hollie McGee, Chief of Human Resources 719 City Hall Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 816-3579.

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