April 2022 Posting
Wingra School is searching for a Technology Teacher who is guided by principles of progressive education, equity, democratic processes, and anti-racist practices. They can offer an engaging, interactive technology curriculum based on an understanding of child development and emerging technology education. Candidates must be creative, resourceful, responsive, organized, and able to navigate the educational terrain with humor, flexibility, and grace.
Our Technology Teacher works with multi-age groups of students, ages 5-14, and envisions ways to create and implement a technology integration plan. They are dedicated to advancing student learning and use knowledge of technology, subject matter, and child development to design an environment that promotes healthy interaction with technology, responsible citizenship, creativity, and innovation. They support the entire staff in accessing, utilizing, learning about, and evaluating technology in a school setting. This position includes some technology and network maintenance and management.
Wingra School, in service of social justice, strives for equity and fosters responsibility, advocacy, and compassion. We recognize the existence of institutional racism that has excluded Black, Indigenous, and other people of color from positions of power, and contributed to their discrimination, persecution, incarceration, and execution. We recognize that we live in an unjust society. We know that racial injustice has existed since before our country was formed. We recognize that we have played a role in the systems of inequality and we are working to make changes to upend that. We are seeking educators to be part of our transformation and uphold a core tenet of Wingra School’s progressive mission since its inception: to educate and to work for a more perfect union.
- Passion for teaching and commitment to the equitable education of children
- Commitment to anti-racist education and teaching practices
- Ability to work collaboratively within a team and to communicate effectively with parents
- Understanding of progressive philosophy and teaching methods
- Experience in teaching an integrated curriculum and collaborating with classroom teachers
- Experience in addressing equity and diversity issues
- Bachelor’s degree, in education and child development
- Classroom experience at the elementary childhood or middle school level (preferred)
- Teaching License (preferred)
Position runs from August 22, 2022 to June 17, 2023
100% annual salary = minimum of $49,450, increased based on experience. This includes Salary & Section 125 Benefit amount and would be prorated for 80% FTE.
Please send a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and three letters of reference to:
Daniel Torres-Rangel, Director of Education, at email@example.com
Wingra School is an independent school for ages five to fourteen centrally-located in Madison, Wisconsin. We value and respect all types of diversity and strongly encourage applicants from traditionally marginalized groups to apply. We prohibit discrimination and provide equal employment opportunity without regard to, and not limited to, ethnicity, religion, race, national origin, abilities, gender identity, age or genetic information. We recognize the inherent strengths that come from different viewpoints, backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. As an organization, we have a commitment to examining our unconscious biases and want to work toward a just, equitable, and peaceful world.
In service of learning, we practice responsive and progressive education, and strive for equity. In service of the whole person, we embrace unique gifts, experiences, and relationships. In service of social justice, we foster responsibility, advocacy, and compassion. In service of democracy, we nurture individual and collective growth. In service of the world, we cultivate curiosity, creativity, and innovation.