Thursday, July 26, 2012

JobPosting - Coordinator of Instructional Technology

Irving ISD immediate opening - Coordinator of Instructional Technology:
Click here for more info and online application.

REPORTS TO:  Program Director,             PAY GRADE:  Salary Schedule E
                            Instructional Technology                              (230 Days)

DEPARTMENT:  Teaching & Learning   WAGE/HOUR STATUS:  Exempt

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  Coordinate instructional technology-related products and processes for campuses in the district. Support, train, and provide staff development for the campus Instructional Technology Specialists. Provide support for and facilitate instructional technology initiatives at the administrative level.


Minimum Education/Certification: 
  •  Master’s degree
  • Valid Texas Teacher Certificate
Special Knowledge/Skills
  • Proficiency in Technology Applications standards
  • Online and Blended learning
  • Data Management
  • Fluency in curriculum and online assessment systems
  • Knowledge of integration of technology into curriculum, including LoTi framework
  • Excellent communication, public relations, and organizational skills
  • Ability to train adult learners
  • Ability to pick up new technology skills quickly
 Minimum Experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of successful experience as a classroom teacher
  • Experience in staff development with adult computer users required
  • One (1) year experience as an Instructional Technology Specialist preferred

 Instructional Management:
1.      Support the campus Instructional Technology Specialists and campus needs
         in relation to instructional technology
2.      Implement, train, and support instructional technology applications
3.      Support teachers by modeling best practices and coaching them through
        implementation processes

School/Organizational Climate:
4.      Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with campus and
        department personnel to promote the effective use of technology
5.      Identify problems with district or campus-wide problems in data reporting and
        essential systems and move to resolve as quickly as possible

School/Organizational Improvement:
6.       Plan and provide district-wide staff development, working collaboratively with
         content area coordinators and Staff Development
7.      Monitor and maintain Online Content and Applications 
8.       Assist in managing online assessments
9.       Coordinate technology integration into TEKS curriculum
10.    Coordinate implementation of  technology application TEKS
11.    View and evaluate new products or services as requested

Personnel Management:
12.    Identify Instructional Technology Specialists in need of assistance and provide
        support through campus visits and individual instruction
13.    Identify and encourage teachers who have the skills to provide staff
        development for instructional technology applications and/or who could
        potentially assume leadership roles as Instructional Technology Specialists

Student Management:
14.   Provide assistance to campus staff as may be requested in developing
       guidelines for student use of technology

School/Community Relations:
15.  Work with vendors or database administrators to quickly resolve issues with
        technology that may arise
16.   Plan and implement annual projects such as Technology Media Fair
17.   Serve on District Committees as required or requested.

Professional Growth and Development:
18.   Keep informed of current technologies and of possible instructional
        implications for evolving technologies

Assist with supervision and evaluation of the following professionals and paraprofessionals:
  • Instructional Technology Specialists


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:   Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

Safety:  Perform all duties in a safe and responsible manner.  Observe all safety precautions.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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