Coordinator - Instructional Technology Integration
JOB TITLE: Coordinator - Instructional Technology Integration
DEPARTMENT: Teaching and Learning
REPORTS TO: Director of Instructional Services
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
CONTRACT STATUS: Full-time/12-month contract
SALARY SCHEDULE: Coordinator
APPROVED BY: Dr. Margaret Coates
APPROVED DATE: 5/16/20
SUMMARY: The Coordinator will serve as a member of the Teaching and Learning team with specific duties related to instructional technology, supporting virtual learning, distance learning, and blended learning in the classroom for all PK-12 teachers and students across the district. The primary responsibility will be to lead the integration of instructional technology tools for the classroom. This integration includes researching tools, identifying best practices for the classroom, creating professional development for teachers, and annually analyzing the usage of educational technology tools used in the district. The functions of this role serve as a bridge between Teaching and Learning and Technology for the benefit of teachers and students across the district.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: These statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Assist the Director of Instructional Services in the general administration of the Teaching and Learning department culture through leadership.
Evaluate and analyze district educational technology data to inform curricular and budgetary decisions.
Provide support for other coordinators within Teaching and Learning to provide coverage of duties during and after normal office hours.
Collaborate with coordinators and administrators on a regular basis to monitor the effectiveness of educational technology tools and instructional support for teachers district wide.
Establish relationships and work with educational technology vendors to recommend purchases and support district tools.
Manage and oversee the development of #teachowasso website.
Research, identify, evaluate, and integrate educational technology resources.
Identify needs, propose solutions, create processes, and provide ongoing support in various areas of educational technology and instruction.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all district personnel to support instructional needs within the district.
Collaborate with the technology department to identify and integrate appropriate educational technology to support teaching and learning in the classroom district wide.
Plan, develop, and implement instructional technology professional development for district personnel as needed.
Stay abreast of educational technology tools (Google, Grade Book, Online Curriculum, Digital Textbooks, etc) and training needs to support a seamless integration of technology in student learning.
Serve as team lead for Elementary and Secondary Instructional Technology Site Leaders (ITSL).
Collaborate with district computer education teachers to construct meaningful PLC agendas for district and site level professional development time
Assists with special projects.
All other duties as assigned by the administrator.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
QUALIFICATION: 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree required
Master’s Degree preferred
Valid Oklahoma teaching certificate
Minimum three (3) years as a classroom teacher
Leadership experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Computer literate in a variety of instructional technology tools including learning management systems such as Google Classroom. Ability and willingness to continually gain expertise in a variety of instructional support tools (Google, Grade Book, Online Curriculum, etc.). Excellent written and oral communication ability; strong knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and laws applicable to education and special education; expertise in Oklahoma State Department of Education regulations related to curriculum and instruction. Ability to follow all district policies and procedures. Ability to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for the tasks being done. Demonstrating strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators. Ability to work without supervision, and work as a team player. Ability to document records accurately. Ability to manage confidential information in a manner that respects students, families, and employees. Ability to listen effectively.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language including common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from school district personnel, regulatory agencies, or patrons from the community. Ability to effectively present information to school personnel, district leaders, and public groups.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS: Current driver’s license in good standing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods; travel to school sites; and using keyboarding skills, work on a computer for long periods.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typical office environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Must have own transportation to visit all sites.