This position is for the current 2020-21 school year only and, given the situation with entry to Thailand, qualified candidates currently in Thailand are preferred.
Coaching is a non evaluative, learning relationship between a coach and a teacher. The goal is learning together, thereby improving instructional pedagogy and student learning as a result. The ISB coaching model is based on a “Student-Centered Model” where the priorities are set around what students need, identified by analyzing a body of student learning evidence while supporting teacher related learning.
ISB is working to develop a true culture of innovation that brings together mindsets, design thinking, computational thinking, and the creation of meaningful solutions to solve real problems. We also know that the use of technology can transform learning, and develop our learner attributes. This coaching role would focus on building teacher capacity to bring even more opportunities for innovation, technology, and deep thinking throughout the curriculum. This coach understands the ever changing demands of complex information literacy and technology skills that students need to succeed.
The Middle School Technology Coach / Teacher will be expected to undertake the following responsibilities in collaboration with the Middle School Principal.
The MS Technology Coach / Teacher collaborates with MS faculty and administration in the development of technology and information literacy skills for students. The Ed Tech Coordinator embraces and understands the changing landscape of research methodologies, electronic references, information literacy processes and technology skills for 21st Century learners. The MS Ed Tech Coordinator / Teacher supports innovation and technology use in the middle school and teaches 2 class sections of either Coding (S1) or Video Production (S2).
In addition to working with the MS Administration and Faculty, the MS Technology Coach / Teacher collaborates closely with the MS Librarian, ES and HS Tech Coordinators, and the I.T. Director.