South Africa

Digital Learning Coach

Company St Stithians Girls' Preparatory
Reference # #13
Published 31/03/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Due to relocation of the current incumbent, the Girls’ Preparatory invites applications for the above-mentioned full-time position which will be available from 1 September 2021 (negotiable). Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills, disposition, and competencies to take on this position.
Job Functions Academic
Industries Education
•A suitable professional qualification and appropriate educational experience together with a sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education
•Apple Teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator, Apple Professional Learning Specialist and Microsoft Innovative Educator certifications
•Proof of being a recognised leader in the Educational Technology field through keynoting and speaking at EdTech events
•A passion for combining education and technology and accelerating the use of technology to enhance learning and teaching application in an innovative and creative way
•Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with strong presentation skills, attention to detail and sound administrative ability
•Spearheading and leading the Mobile E-learning and Teaching (MeLT) initiative within the Girls’ Prep
•Enhancing teacher development and support the learning and teaching systems by engaging with teachers in the effective use and integration of ICT for learning and teaching
•Improving professional competencies in the use of ICT for teaching, sport, cultural and other school related areas
•Providing technical support for software related issues for intranet and other ICT systems used within the school, including latest iOS and Windows platforms
•Collaborating with teachers to integrate information literacy in the implementation of the curriculum
•Consulting with teachers as they plan instruction to ensure the incorporation of appropriate media and technology materials into daily teaching
•Liaising with the school media centre – ensuring the media centre becomes the hub of enquiry-based learning within the school
•Exploring and creating innovative models of ICT-integrated instruction and ICT-supported management
•Developing training programmes and engaging with each academic staff member to determine where they are in terms of their personal use of ICT and particularly their use of ICT in their lessons
•Inform and manage the Online and Distance Learning programme using Microsoft Teams
•Manage, facilitate and run parent and student workshops on online safety and any other IT related programmes
•Providing progress to the Head and Deputy Heads of Girls’ Prep and to the Campus ICT Director fortnightly to report on progress, identify obstacles and assist in helping to ensure success of engagement with staff

Job Closing Date 23/04/2021
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