Jordan School District Teaching and Learning Department-Digital Learning Specialist (#1671011)
PLEASE NOTE This position is grant funded and is considered a temporary, year-to-year position.
Under the direction of the Administrator of Digital Teaching and Learning, the Digital Learning Specialist provides leadership, support, expertise and direction in the assigned area(s)/program. The Digital Learning Specialist facilitates the development, implementation and evaluation of goals, strategies, support materials and professional development in the assigned area(s)/program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Effectively communicate a clear purpose and direction in support of the District Digital Teaching and Learning program. • Provide leadership for systemic program development, implementation and evaluation within and across District and schools. • Align assigned programs and duties to District, state, team and school goals. • Promote, support, develop and facilitate the use of the STEM and Digital Learning Center. • Use technology as a tool for instruction, assessment, engagement and support for teacher and student learning. • Collect and analyze program data to support the planning, implementation and evaluation of digital learning. • Design appropriate teacher professional development to enhance knowledge and use of District supported programs and tools. • Develop and maintain confidential, positive, collegial relationships with colleagues. • Understand, instruct and guide teachers to use the ISTE Standards in classroom applications. • Encourage and support teachers in innovation and continuous professional learning by modeling expectations and identifying appropriate opportunities. • Understand and instruct models of technology instruction and blended learning. • Introduce teachers to key technology tools and strategies for engaging students and increasing student learning. • Develop and model instructional routines and procedures to effectively manage student technology use. • Take part in coaching of blended learning and instruction. • Participate in appropriate education evaluation procedures and per State and District Guideline in accordance with DP311-Evaluation of Licensed Personnel. • Required to travel to District schools or other locations using own transportation. • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities required by the District and State, as well as self-selected professional growth activities., • Demonstrate professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. Represent the District in a professional, ethical and positive manner. • Attend and participate in meetings as required. • Follow District procurement guidelines with administrative approval. • Understand and adhere to all District policies and complete required policy reviews and District guidelines. • Maintain records and required information in a secure location. Maintain confidentiality of all student information in compliance with District, State and Federal policies. • Adhere to contract time. Requires daily attendance to assigned work location. • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor/administrator.