East Elementary School

Sharon Public Schools

Sharon, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2972861
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 10, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 2018

Job Description

The Elementary Instructional Technology Specialist (ITS) is the leader at each elementary school for: the integration of technology in classrooms around the building , the use of technology for advancing learning, enhancing communication and making the jobs of the constituents more effective and efficient through technology use, the instruction of new uses of technology to both staff and students, the upkeep of the fleet of devices, software and the network in the building, the joint work of the Digital Literacy Team by partnering with the building library teacher to advance research and technology skills in the building.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
  • Welcome to East Elementary School!

    About the Town of Sharon:
    Sharon, MA is located 22 miles midway between Boston and Providence, it has access to Boston and Providence via MBTA commuter trains, and to New York City and Washington, D.C., via Amtrak trains at nearby Route 128 station. Its population of 18,000--32 percent are children under 19, 56 percent are adults 25-64 years, and 10 percent are seniors over 65--lives mostly in single-family houses ranging from relatively modest ranches to luxury properties. Many town residents have second- and third-generation family roots in Sharon, but the town is also notable for its diversity and openness to newcomers. An Interfaith Clergy Council and an "Affirming Diversity" group foster cooperative understanding among several varieties of Christian and Jewish congregations, an Islamic mosque, and a Unitarian church as well as adherents of Eastern religions, and the group sponsors an annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.

    The Sharon School Department oversees a high school, a middle school, and three elementary schools, all of which are committed to excellence in educating students. Sharon High School sends 96% of its graduating seniors on to institutions of higher learning.

    Beauty and diversity are the key words for Sharon, an attractive community among its neighbors Canton, Norwood, Walpole, Foxboro, Stoughton, Mansfield, and Easton.

    Sharon Public Schools Mission Statement:
    The Sharon Public Schools, in partnership with the community, has as its mission the responsibility to prepare students to live in a rapidly changing society. Together we will provide an environment that maximizes the student’s academic, artistic, social, emotional and physical development. This atmosphere will encourage each individual to develop the skills and sensitivity for living effectively and responsibly.

    East Elementary School Guiding Principles:
    At East Elementary School, we strive to make our environment one that:

  • Provides challenging and stimulating educational experiences for all students to achieve their best
  • Fosters self-reliance, independence and self-esteem through positive accomplishments
  • Encourages students to collaborate and work cooperatively
  • Is caring and nurturing and is conducive to learning
  • Encourages collaboration, communication and partnerships among the home, school and community
  • Encourages everyone to take risks and supports those efforts
  • Supports students in making decisions and in taking responsibility for their learning
  • Fosters appreciation and mutual respect among students, teachers, staff and parents
  • Recognizes and responds to different learning styles, individual needs and interests through the use of a variety of instructional strategies
  • Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing professional development for continuous improvement
  • Fosters a love of learning and inquisitiveness about the world
  • Provides opportunities for students to evaluate their own learning and set goals
  • Sets high standards and clear expectations for learning and social interactions
  • Emphasizes connections and applications in learning across disciplines and to the world beyond the school
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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Sharon Public School system does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or sexual orientation.

    Job Requirements

    • Must be certified as a technology or media specialist
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Darrin Reynolds , Principal
    • 45 Wilshire Drive
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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