Technology Facilitator

Saudi Arabia
26 Jan 2016
25 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
Saudi Aramco is currently seeking a Technology Facilitator to work in the Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools Division in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools (SAES) is a well-established American curriculum school owned and operated by Saudi Aramco that opened its doors in 1944 as a one-room schoolhouse. Today, the district is comprised of six schools in four beautiful residential communities that enroll over 4,500 expatriate children who represent more than 80 nationalities. Employees of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company enjoy a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, generous vacation schedule, and a family-friendly lifestyle. SAES strives to be a preeminent school system where students achieve their maximum potential in a culture of continuous improvement. In support of this vision, SAES is seeking highly qualified, accomplished, passionate, and collaborative educators who love to work with children, aspire to learn and grow, and eager to embark on a life-changing opportunity.

Minimum Requirements
Candidates must possess a Bachelor's or a Master's degree with specialization in appropriate subject/grade and hold a valid North American teaching certificate/license that reflects relevant endorsement(s).

A minimum of six years of full-time experience in a preK-12 school setting is required. Candidates must have worked full-time in an educational setting within the past three years.

Candidates must demonstrate an excellent command of oral and written English. Candidates must demonstrate successful capacity to work collaboratively, as well as independently. Membership in professional organizations preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
SAES Technology Facilitators work collaboratively to support a guaranteed and viable digital literacy program using approved programs, materials, resources and instructional practices. SAES Technology Facilitators support the effective functioning and the ethical and safe use of SAES networks, data systems, computers and instructional technology resources. SAES Technology Facilitators adhere to their professional organization code of conduct and research based educational practice. In addition, SAES Technology Facilitators are responsible for nurturing positive professional relationships and for working collaboratively with students, parents, and colleagues to optimize the educational experience for the entire learning community. SAES Technology Facilitators perform under the supervision of school principals and in frequent partnership with other educators and paraprofessionals.

Among other essential responsibilities, SAES Technology Facilitators:

Apply in-depth knowledge of content, pedagogy and learning processes. Collaborate with teachers to map and deliver SAES digital literacy outcomes.
Collect, analyze, and apply data to improve technology instruction. Implement development activities that use technology to improve instruction. Assist Teachers in the use of technology to optimize student learning. Deploy, manage and support the effective use of educational software on SAES workstations. Coordinate with the SAES District Administration Office and other Saudi Aramco departments to secure services. Ensure the effective functioning of technology assets and software. Model and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of technology. Manage and maintain user accounts and access to digital resources.