Keyboarding and Basic Computer Operations Teacher K-8th Grade

The mission of Aurora Charter School is to operate a  center of learning that embraces academic excellence and celebrates the gift of Latino culture.

Our unique dual language program is designed around the three pillars of dual language education; Bilingualism and Biliteracy, high academic achievement, and socio-cultural competence. We strive to ensure that each child develops strong biliteracy skills, achieves at their highest potential, and develops a socio-cultural competence that helps them develop into noble citizens of our community. 

Job Summary:
At Aurora Charter School, we believe our greatest resource is the people who form our team.   The Keyboarding and Basic Computer Operations Teacher K-8th Grade under the supervision of the principal is responsible for creating a dual-language immersion (Spanish and English) classroom environment that provides instruction for basic technology and keyboarding skills to students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with classroom teachers to integrate the core curriculum of the District into the development and planning of all technology lessons.  

  • Plan, develop, and evaluate lessons for basic computer, keyboard, and internet skills to students in Kindergarten through Grade 8.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, and colleagues 

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.

  • Promote a positive learning environment that includes behavior management techniques appropriate to the needs of all students.

  • Develop lessons that include differentiation techniques

  • Teach internet safety including personal responsibility for technology use 

  • Maintain and monitor student usage of computer lab equipment and internet usage as outlined by District policy.

  • Work collaboratively with the District Tech Support on technology updates, projects, and recordkeeping of devices as needed. 

  • Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the computer lab materials

  • Collaborates with other staff members, and participates in faculty meetings, Aurora professional development opportunities, and committees.

  • Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including curriculum nights, parent/teacher conferences, and school events. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), possess an Academic Spanish level  

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. 

  • In-dept knowledge of, and ability to use, MS Office Standard (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

  • Knowledge of PC and MAC hardware and software. 

  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. 

  • Ability to organize and coordinate work. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all internal and external individuals who support our students and families. 

Education and Experience:

  • MN teaching license in related field or have ability to obtain a MN approved teaching license. 

  • Must be proficient in Academic Spanish 

  • Must be 18 years or older at the time of employment, must possess a valid Minnesota Driver’s License or state identification, must satisfactorily pass a criminal background check, and must comply with organizational and district policies. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Required to lift or carry classroom supplies, textbooks, furniture, and equipment to a minimum of 35 pounds.  

  • Required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, reach, grab, pull, hear, see, and speak on a daily basis.

  • Required to perform repetitive physical tasks such as computer keyboarding, writing, and reading

 

FLSA: Exempt

196 Teacher Days

Fiscal Year: 2022-2023