Job Posting - Instructional Technology Facilitator


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DISTRICT:  Farmersville
STATUS:  OPEN
POSTING DATE:  04/04/2012
CLOSING DATE:  
POSTING NUMBER:  013098
LOCATION:  District Wide
POSITION:  Instructional Technology Facilitator
JOB DESCRIPTION:  Facilitate the effective use of computers and other technology in the instructional programs district-wide. Assist in the development of short and long range plans for integration of technology into the instructional program. Implement and coordinate the technology staff development and training program.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s DegreeValid Texas teaching certificateMinimum of three years classroom experienceGT endorsement or willingness to become GT endorsedProven leadership skills
Demonstrated ability as an instructional leader with both adults and students
Extensive experience integrating technology into the curriculumSuccessful experience creating instructional materials to promote technology integrationSuccessful experience with technologies available for use in instructional settingsDemonstrated capacity to be self-directed, organized, and collaborative with all staff members
Demonstrate ability in the research, development and delivery of innovative technologies
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Professional Development:1.        Conduct needs assessments to determine school-wide, faculty, grade-level, and subject area strengths and weaknesses in order to inform the content and delivery of professional development programs and technology interventions that have a direct positive impact on student learning.2.        Design, develop, and implement technology-rich professional development programs that model principles of adult learning and promote digital-age best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment.3.        Evaluate results of professional development programs, technology infrastructure, and instructional technology interventions to determine the overall effectiveness of a program on deepening student content knowledge, improving pedagogical skills, and increasing student learning.Teaching, Learning, and Assessment:1.        Model and coach teachers to design and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences addressing content standards and student technology standards.2.        Model and coach teachers to design and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences using a variety of research-based, learner-centered instructional strategies and assessment tools to address the diverse needs and interests of all students.3.        Coach teachers to engage students in local and global interdisciplinary units in which technology helps students assume professional roles, research real-world problems, collaborate with others, and produce products that are meaningful and useful to a wide audience.4.        Model and coach teachers to design and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences emphasizing higher order thinking skills (e.g., compare, contrast, classify); processes (e.g., problem-solving, decision-making); and mental habits of mind (e.g., critical thinking, creative thinking, and self-regulation).5.        Model and coach teachers to design and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences using differentiation, including adjusting content, process, product, and learning environment based upon student readiness levels, learning styles, interests and personal goals.6.        Model and coach teachers to effectively use technology tools and resources to continuously assess student learning and technology literacy by applying a rich variety of formative and summative assessments aligned with content and student technology standards.7.        Model and coach teachers to effectively use technology tools and resources to systematically collect and analyze student achievement data, interpret results, and communicate findings to improve instructional practice and maximize student learning.8.        Participate in a teaching and learning capacity at approved technology and curriculum conferences that enhance professional qualifications.Communication:1.        Collaborate with district and campus personnel to create the best methods for delivering technology integrated lessons to teachers and students.2.       
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  3 years teaching experience
3 years experience working with computer hardward and instructional software applications
OTHER INFORMATION:  
APPLY TO:  send cover letter & resume to:
wsullivan@farmersvilleisd.net
SALARY:  district teacher scale commensurate w/duty days
DAYS:  226
WORK HOURS: FROM -   TO -
GRADE / STEP:  
START DATE:  June 2012


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