Technology Integration Specialist (Secondary)

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 20, 2018
Closes
May 03, 2018
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Description:

The Technology Integration Specialist provides leadership in the implementation of the ACPS vision of effective technology integration in the K-12 instructional programs; ensures that all instructional technology practices and resources are aligned and allocated in a manner that reflects the division's mission and instructional goals.

This position reports to Coordinator of Instructional Technology.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in job related area.
  • Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license required, or eligibility to obtain one.
  • Experience: Must have experience integrating technology with instructional practices. Must have strong leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students, teachers, administrators and parents.
  • Key Competencies:
  • Understanding of instructional practices that effectively integrate technology resources into the curriculum
  • Understanding of blended learning and experience supporting it within the classroom environment
  • Familiarity with emerging trends and innovative practices in instructional technology
  • Applied knowledge of ACPS technology resources or their equivalent
  • Working knowledge of the concepts and principles of shared decision making
  • Expertise in planning and delivering professional development including advising, coaching, and mentoring adults
  • Experience facilitating small and large group meetings and projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate through written and oral language
  • Ability to implement and support collaborative efforts
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships
  • Ability to work some afternoons, evenings and Saturdays

Essential Functions:

  • Lead division-wide effort to appropriately integrate technology into all areas of the curriculum as guided by state, national and international standards for students and staff.
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of the ACPS Technology Plan.
  • Work collaboratively within the Department of Technology Services as well as with other ACPS departments and schools to lead and support blended learning.
  • Set and reflect on professional goals and participate in professional learning to support those goals.
  • Facilitate instruction around digital citizenship efforts at the school level
  • Coordinate and lead division-wide professional learning opportunities during and after the school day, including but not limited to: Technology Integration Education, Teacher Leadership Project, Blended Learning cohorts, and new teacher programs.
  • Participate in school-based meetings including but not limited to: team, content, faculty, leadership and PTA meetings.
  • Coordinate and support the work of ACPS instructional staff through problem-solving, co-teaching, modeling lessons, coaching and mentoring.
  • Manage and/or support multiple projects in multiple locations.
  • Work collaboratively with instructional leaders (i.e., principals, curriculum specialists, coaches) to identify and evaluate effective instructional technology practices.
  • Participate in the selection, review, and implementation of division wide instructional software and tools
  • Contribute to an annual report on the status of instructional technology as directed by the Coordinator of Instructional Technology.
  • May perform other additional duties or tasks as designated by supervisor.

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