INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COACH- 195 DAY

Location
Manassas, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2018
Ref
00029311
JOB STATUS: OPEN

EFFECTIVE: SY 2018-19

POSTING DATE: 10/15/2018

CLOSING DATE: 06/01/2019 04:30 PM

POSTING NUMBER: 00029311

LOCATION: Freedom HS

POSITION TITLE: INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COACH- 195 DAY

REPORTS TO:
Building Principal, Assistant Principal, Area Associate Superintendent, and Division Superintendent.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

The Instructional Technology Coach (ITC) must be a graduate of an accredited college or university and be a licensed teacher. Successful experience in public education as a teacher is beneficial. He/she must have experience in integrating technology in the classroom. He/she must have experience using computers and peripherals effectively in a classroom setting. NETS•T certification and a Master's degree in Educational Technology are preferred.

Instructional Technology Coach candidates must also complete a portfolio and candidate eligibility interview as part of the application process.

STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a Collegiate Professional, Post Graduate Professional, or appropriate Vocational License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with endorsement(s) required for teaching assignment(s). Must be eligible for Virginia Teaching Certification or licensure.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK:

The primary functions of the ITC are to assist teachers with the planning and integration of technology in academic settings, train teachers to use technology in an effective manner, and assist with curriculum development as it relates to educational technology. To perform this position successfully, it is necessary to collaborate on an ongoing basis with the school Technical Support Specialist (TSSPEC). This professional partnership is critical to the success of technology implementation and integration. The ITC is responsible for modeling instructional strategies, providing training and professional development to staff, supporting curriculum, and performing similar kind of duties and responsibilities as the School Division/Building Administrator deems appropriate.

The ITC must demonstrate the professional ability and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with school personnel and members of the community. He/she must possess the ability to deliver articulate presentations and written reports and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, teachers, administrators, and students. The ITCmust be knowledgeable about successful integration of technology into the classroom. The ITC must be able to communicate and provide professional development effectively to all staff members. The ITC must be able to locate online and software-based SOL resources, including test preparation materials, and enable accessibility for students and teachers. The ITC should provide training and support to teachers in using Web page applications and help support the school-based Web site.

DIMENSIONS:

Budget Responsibilities: None Employees Supervised: Instructional aide, if assigned Number of Schools/Departments: One for self-contained teachers and more than one for itinerant teachers Number of Students: As determined by SOQ staffing standards

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:

NOTHING IN THIS SPECIFICATION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS IN CONFLICT WITH ANY PROVISION OF THE TEACHER PERFORMANCE EVALUATION PROGRAM, ITS STANDARDS, GUIDELINES, OR PERFORMANCE INDICATORS. The responsibilities of teachers shall include, but not be limited to: 1. Work collaboratively with all stake holders in providing a world-class education 2. Continually assessing student achievement and maintaining appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes. 3. Planning and implementing appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks:

* Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class education;
* Assist teachers and staff with the integration of technology in an academic setting;
* Provide professional development to staff in the utilization and integration of technology;
* Assist with curriculum development as it relates to educational technology;
* Model instruction for teachers and teach students in the appropriate use of technology;
* Provide professional development to teachers to help create lesson plans that integrate technology and then model technologically-integrated lessons for teachers;
* Provide basic troubleshooting for technology related issues;
* Collaborate with TSSPEC to include troubleshooting, installation and configuration of software, software management, and all other technology concerns within the guidelines of the Acceptable Use Policy;
* Participate in ongoing professional development in order to investigate and identify current best practices related to the integration of technology;
* Manage online instructional applications and assist with technology-based testing programs;
* Assist in the development and implementation of the schoolwide technology plan;
* Assist at other schools or locations as needed; and
* Complete other duties as assigned.determination of appropriate kind and level of materials, providing appropriate learning experiences, managing allotted learning time to maximize student achievement, and utilizing a variety of instructional materials and available multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning. 4. Managing the behavior of learners in an instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school grounds, or work site. 5. Coordinating instructional activities with other professional staff, both school and nonschool-based, as required, maximizing learning opportunities. 6. Working in a self-contained, team, departmental, itinerant capacity, or in field or may make off-school site visits to monitor students, confer with employers, or site instructors. 7. Participating in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings, as required or assigned. 8. Fostering partnerships and ensuring continuous communication with parents, both written and oral, to keep them informed of student(s) progress. 9. Continually communicating with students on instructional expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations. 10. Assigning work to and supervise instructional assistants, parent and student volunteers. 11. Serving at two or more schools on a regular basis as itinerant. 12. Supporting or participating in school wide student activities and social events. 13. As assigned or required, monitoring student behavior in non-instructional area and intervening to control and modify disruptive behavior, reporting to appropriate administrator as appropriate. 14. Collaborating with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out school wide instructional or related activities as needed. 15. Complete other duties as assigned.

DAYS: 195

FULL TIME/PART TIME: Full Time

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