Job Posting - Education Specialist, Instructional Technology, ESC-13

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Job Title
Educational Specialist for Instructional Technology
Reports To
Coordinator, Teaching and Learning
Division
Academic Services
Pay Grade
At a minimum of $49,822
Experience
  • Five (5) years classroom teaching experience required
  • Experience in teaching technology course preferred, and/or as campus or district technology specialist
  • Leadership position at campus or district level including facilitation of technology related professional development, coaching, and mentoring
Equipment Requirements
  • Computer, peripherals, and related software, listserv technology, printer, photocopier, other equipment such as: Smart Board, Smart Slate, (or other interactive board devices) Clickers, Ipods/Ipads
Work Conditions
  • Communicates effectively (verbal and written)
  • Follows policies and procedures and interprets data
  • Maintains emotional control
  • Prolonged or irregular hours
  • Competing demands for services
  • Lifting and carrying (0-15 pounds)
  • Frequent travel in and out of ESC Region XIII
  • Hearing, speaking, visual acuity
Purpose
  • Provide professional development and technical support to districts and campuses regarding the implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in conjunction with the TEKS for Technology Applications, and College and Career Readiness Standards.
  • Provide professional development and technical support to districts and campuses regarding the implementation and use of Project Share / Epsilen and online courses.
  • Consults with leaders, specialists and educators in ESC Region XIII districts in developing instructional uses of technology, research, analyze and evaluate new technology for potential applications in instruction.
Knowledge/Skills
  • Knowledge of the TEKS for Technology Applications
  • Skills in integrating and aligning TEKS with technology and Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
  • Knowledge of iNACOL standards for online instruction
  • Strong background in instructional design and differentation
  • Strong skills in integrating technology into instruction
  • Understanding of current curriculum trends, instruction, technology, assessment and school systems
  • Understanding of flexible learning practices for elementary, adolescent as well as adult learners
  • Understanding the role of campus and district leadership in technology decision making
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Current knowledge of research about school effectiveness, especially as it relates to technology integration
  • Ability to develop instruction products
  • Experience in developing, implementing and supporting online courses
  • Experience with use of data-driven strategies for improving student performance
  • Ability to work well in team situations
  • Manaing self-directed projects
  • Ability to maintain emotional control in stressful situations
Education
  • Masters Degree in Education or related field preferred
  • Texas Teacher certification
  • Certification in Technology Applications or Masters of Technology preferred
Responsibility
  • Serve as a representative of the Center, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the educational community and with the public.
  • Understand and meet ESC Region XIII clients, needs in the area of Instructional Techology, assessment, related content areas, and student learning needs
  • Communicate with ESC Region XIII clients in the area of area of Instructional Technology, assessment related content areas, and student learning needs
  • Deliver ESC Region XIII products and services in the area of Instructional Technology, assessment, related content areas, and student learning needs
  • Understand and use ESC Region XIII internal systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Posting Date
10-11-2010
Closing Date
Open until filled.








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