Instructional Technology Coach (#1601241)
Position is responsible for supporting the professional growth and development of all teachers to facilitate learning and independent application of effective instructional technology practices. Position provides support through planning, modeling, co-teaching, training, and data analysis across all content areas. Position plans and conducts professional development based on assessed building and/or teacher needs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists teachers in using technology effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant and engaging learning experiences for all students.
Collaborates with instructional staff in regards to effective use of technology tools and resources to systematically collect and analyze pertinent data, interpret results and communicate findings to improve instructional practice and maximize student learning.
Coaches teachers in and models the use of online and blended learning, digital content and collaborative learning networks to support and extend student learning as well as expand opportunities for online professional development for teachers and administrators.
Introduces teachers to new technology integration methods, materials and instructional strategies that have proven to increase student achievement.
Participates in the school improvement process through goal setting and implementation as well as data analysis for instructional improvement.
Works collaboratively and communicates effectively with district-level instructional supervisors to evaluate, select and implement technology enhanced learning experiences addressing content standards and student technology standards.
Identifies technology integration competencies among instructional staff, in collaboration with school administrators, and delivers appropriate coaching, training, and resources to support the professional growth of individuals.
Evaluate results of professional learning programs to determine the effectiveness on deepening teacher content knowledge, improving teacher pedagogical skills and/or increasing student learning. Model and promote digital citizenship by facilitating safe, healthy, legal and ethical use of digital information and technologies.
Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
Regularly evaluates and reflects on professional practice and dispositions to improve and strengthen ability to effectively model and facilitate technology-enhanced learning experiences.
Supports the collaboration and communication among school and district staff through the management of electronic interaction venues, e.g. websites and video-conferencing.
Coordinates with school and technical support staff for timely reporting of equipment needing repair or other support issues, as well as ensuring the smooth and successful deployment of new technologies to include troubleshooting basic software, hardware and connectivity problems common to digital learning environments.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.