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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES (IT) VISTA

The Learning Community

Central Falls, Rhode Island

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The Learning Community, a vibrant public charter school, seeks a creative, energetic
Information Technologies (IT) VISTA interested in being part of a close-knit and
collaborative school community. Our team enjoys autonomy, collaboration, leadership
and opportunities for growth. Spanish language skills are a plus.
The Learning Community, an innovative urban K-8 charter school with 84% of students
that qualify for free or reduced-price lunch/the proxy for poverty rate, 45% English
Language Learners and high student achievement, is a warm and welcoming school
that believes deeply in the voices of teachers, students and families. BIPOC candidates
and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We strive to have a team that
reflects the racial diversity of our students and families. It is important to us that our
students can see themselves in the adults that surround them each day. The Learning
Community is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
The Learning Community seeks a savvy, detail oriented, flexible and capable problem
solver with demonstrated initiative, and excellent organizational, interpersonal and
analytical skills to empower our families and students by providing the with information
and access to various supports.
https://thelearningcommunity.com/site/
MEMBER DUTIES:
The Information Technology (IT) VISTA will work closely with our IT/Systems Administrator
to improve the inventory database and organization for all the technology in the
school. We expect the IT VISTA to have a sustainable system in place to stay effective
and current with the latest educational technology. Mastery of information technology
is recognized as requisite preparation for the 21st century world and requires full
integration into classroom learning to be effectual. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we
relied on technology in ways we never have before. As we transition back to our “new
normal” we continue to rely on technology in our classrooms to foster collaborative
learning, complex problem solving, and development of leadership and
communication. With 579 students in our building, it's essential to have comprehensive
and thoughtful systems in place to serve our student and teacher community to
provide seamless access to our various technological resources.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Strong communication
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships
• Ability to work with community partners
• Experience researching and implementing ideas
• Strong desire to learn and grow as a professional
• Demonstrated leadership ability
• Excellent oral, written and organizational skills
• Flexible, curious and goal-oriented personality
• Sense of humor
FINANCIAL AWARD: VISTAs receive a living stipend, health insurance and have a choice
between a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or a cash stipend upon completion of term.
For more information on AmeriCorp
  • VISTA visit: https://www.vistacampus.gov/.
    TRAINING: VISTAs receive 2 weeks of on-site orientation and ongoing professional
    development throughout the year.
    SERVICE TERM: August 2022 – August 2023
    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply online at:
    https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=110282
    No phone calls. The Learning Community is AA/EOE. All interviews are conducted in
    accessible locations. QTPOC encouraged to apply.
  • Job Category : Administrator > Vocational/Career Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Learning Community is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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