Feb 12, 2020

Instructional Tech Intern

  • National Heritage Academies
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Full-time Technology

Job Description

Join National Heritage Academies (NHA) as a Instructional Technology Intern for a summer opportunity. This position will report directly to the Educational Tech Department Manager and will be responsible for various projects throughout the summer.

About Us

NHA is a charter school management company that operates 80+ schools in 9 states. We are committed to our mission of "challenging each child to achieve..." and we pride ourselves on our students' ability to achieve high results in later education based on the foundations gained in grades K-8 at NHA. In this role you will work out of our corporate headquarters (Service Center) located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The NHA Service Center is where all the behind-the-scenes magic happens. Our 400 brilliant team members are brag-worthy. With a diverse group of departments like admissions, talent acquisition, facilities, legal services, and many more working together to provide top level back-office support. The Service Center is a place of bright colors, smiling faces, and opportunity. We like to gather for events such as the fall crocktoberfest cook-off, the sparkling holiday party full of fun and unexplainable excitement, and our annual 5K Service Center fun run.

We would like to add you to our wolf pack. Sound good to you? Keep reading!

In This Role
  • You will make an impact
  • Gain valuable hands on experience
  • Be paid
Your Role
  • The Educational Department at NHA is uniquely poised to integrate technology for instruction. In this Instructional Technology Internship, you will support teachers by creating end-user documentation for accessing and troubleshooting digital curricular tools aligned tightly to our academic strategy. Potential programs you would be creating resources for are: aimswebPlus, STEMscopes, and/or McGraw Hill.
  • This internship will provide you experience in collaborating with cross-functional academic and I.T. teams, as the role of an instructional technology leader does at the district level. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of our schools in Grand Rapids to get a feel for what our schools are like and be able to talk to teachers about their experience with these programs.. You will get exposure to the multiple perspectives and teams needed to implement and sustain instructional technology solutions.
Requirements


Education: o Pre-service teacher, preferred o Accepted into college of education, preferred Skills: o Intrinsic motivation to improve support for classroom teachers who utilize technology for instruction o Desire to learn new skills and tools and apply to internship work o Self-starter who can initiative to engage internal teams, school staff and vendor partners to coordinate meetings and obtain information o Able work with teams and/or independently; as project phases progress o Willingness to collaborate to understand departmental priorities and balance with needs of teachers o Strong grammar and writing skills Experience: o Work in K-12 school setting - field experience / practicums


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National Heritage Academies is an equal opportunity employer.

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