Job Description

Pay Grade:                         3590

Position Control:               

Department:                        Academic Services

Accountable To:                 Director of Curriculum & Instruction and Ed Tech Coordinator

FLSA Status:                       Exempt

Creation/Revision Date:   March 18, 2019

Summary:

Under general direction, incumbent(s) provides training and support around technology integration, and also provides specific leadership in the area of middle school ELA curriculum and instruction.

Essential Functions:

Educational Technology Specialist

  • Assists in the development and implementation of professional development focused on Educational Technology for administrators, teachers, staff and students.
  • Coaches, models, and co-plans with teachers to support effective technology integration.
  • Supports the development of online and blended learning opportunities, including creation and maintaining videos, support documents, and webpages.
  • Demos programs to support instruction and proper operation of district technology.

ELA Responsibilities

  • Works with the ELA Instructional Specialist to support and facilitate middle school ELA curriculum development with a focus on technology integration.
  • Provides leadership in supporting the use and training to support the Language Live platform.
  • Creates and delivers professional development for teachers, instructional coaches and administrators around ELA instruction, assessment and intervention in the middle school classroom Support the development and maintenance of online and blended learning opportunities with the ELA Instructional Specialist.

Required Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field;
  • Five years of teaching experience;
  • Demonstrated experience with effective technology integration;
  • Valid Arizona Department of Education Teacher Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.

  • Master’s degree in Education or related field;
  • Experience coaching and/or delivering professional development at the district level.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to communicate verbally and in writing with both non-technical end-users and technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Substantive knowledge of Windows hardware, operating systems, standard productivity packages (e.g., Office Suite, Google Chrome browser, etc.)
  • Substantive knowledge of Google Suite for Education
  • Ability to work closely with faculty to develop innovative course materials.
  • Knowledge of pedagogical methods and learning styles.
  • Ability to develop highly effective and innovative solutions to pedagogical and research issues.
  • Ability to produce and deliver high quality media components for online learning.
  • Proficient skills in customer service and satisfaction
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Proficient skills in customer service and satisfaction
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new systems and procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, think outside the box.
  • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Primary Location: Curriculum & Instruction

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, March 25, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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