Educational Technology Facilitation Specialist

Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Feb 05, 2018
Closes
Feb 22, 2018
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

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The Educational Technology Facilitation Specialist works to maximize the impact of instructional technology on classroom practice and student achievement by providing direct support to school-based Instructional Facilitators for Technology (IFTs).

Primary Responsibilities:
● Designs and implements a comprehensive program to support the professional growth of Instructional Facilitators for Technology and evaluates the effectiveness of that program to ensure high-quality support for teachers and schools and alignment with division goals and priorities.
● Serves as a lead learner in the IFT community to build and sustain a culture of innovation and professional growth; leads teams of IFTs to support division initiatives and ensure alignment with division's goals
● Uses data to assess the impact of the IFT program on instruction and student learning
● Serves as a coach and mentor to current IFTs to maximize their impact in support of student learning.
● Supports school leaders in identifying, hiring, and onboarding qualified candidates for IFT positions; Organizes mentoring program for new IFTs
● Serves as a subject-matter expert in the integration of educational technology in instruction across the division

● Holds a master's degree in Instructional Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, or School Administration
● Holds a valid teaching license with at least three years of successful classroom teaching experience in a K-12 setting
● Deep knowledge of current trends in instructional technology, instructional coaching, and professional learning
● Understanding of student-centered instructional practices such as Personalized Learning, Project-Based Learning, Performance-Based Assessment and Universal Design for Learning and how instructional technologies can support these practices
● Proficient in basic productivity and communication software; Some experience with eLearning rapid development software (Camtasia, Captivate, Articulate) and learning management systems (Moodle, Blackboard) preferred
● Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills
● Demonstrates an ability to establish and sustain positive working relationships with school personnel and other division staff

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