INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COACH (ITC) – 12 MONTHS
FREDERICKSBURG CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COACH (ITC) – 12 MONTHS
Under the supervision of the department of Teaching and Learning, this position provides instructional support and technical assistance to promote innovative and effective learning environments based on research-based best practices in instruction. The Instructional Technology Coach (ITC) assists in the identification of appropriate resources which complement the schools' instructional programs, provides professional learning opportunities, collaborates with instructional staff, and supports division instructional goals. The ITC will also assist in the analysis of collected data and propose school needs assessments.
The following Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Performance Responsibilities are given by way of example, and are not intended to be all inclusive and are not set forth in order of importance.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, required.
- A valid Virginia teacher certificate, required.
- Three years of exceptional teaching experience, required.
- Advanced technical proficiency in the use of Windows OS, iOS, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Office 365, Web Publishing software and various instructional software programs.
- Experience in coaching, professional development, and/or school leadership, preferred.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
- Create a shared vision and culture for using technology to learn and accelerate transformation through the coaching process.
- Facilitate equitable use of digital learning tools and content that meets the needs of each learner.
- Cultivate a supportive coaching culture that encourages educators and leaders to achieve a shared vision and individual goals.
- Recognize educators who use technology effectively to enable high-impact learning.
- Model professional learning that deepens personal expertise for educators and leaders.
- Actively participate in professional learning networks to enhance coaching practice and keep current with emerging technology and innovations in pedagogy and the learning sciences.
- Establish shared goals with educators, reflect on successes and continually improve coaching and teaching practice.
- Collaborate with instructional leaders to determine appropriate use of instructional technology at the various levels and subject areas, especially English and Language Arts (ELA).
- Establish trusting and respectful coaching relationships that encourage educators to explore new instructional strategies.
- Partner with educators to identify digital learning content that is culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and aligned to content standards.
- Partner with educational leaders to evaluate the efficacy of digital learning content and tools to perform procurement decisions and adoption.
- Personalize support for educators by planning and modelling the effective use of technology to improve student learning.
- Collaborate with educators to develop authentic, active learning experiences that foster student agency, deepen content mastery and allow students to demonstrate their competency.
- Help educators use digital tools to create effective assessments that provide timely feedback and support personalized learning.
- Collaborate with educators to design accessible and active digital learning environments that accommodate learner variability.
- Design professional learning based on needs assessments and frameworks for working with adults to support their cultural, social-emotional and learning needs.
- Build capacity of educators, leaders, and instructional teams to put the ISTE Standards into practice by facilitating active learning and providing meaningful feedback.
- Evaluate impact of professional learning and continually make improvements to meet division wide vision for using technology for high-impact teaching and learning.
- Assist educators and leaders in securely collecting and analyzing student data.
- Support educators to interpret qualitative and quantitative data to inform their decisions and support individual student learning.
- Partner with educators to empower students to use learning data to set their own goals and measure their progress.
- Model and support the use of qualitative and quantitative data to inform their own instruction and professional learning.
- Inspire and encourage educators and students to use technology for civic engagement and to address challenges to improve their communities.
- Partner with educators, leaders, students, and families to foster a culture of respectful online interactions and a healthy balance in their use of technology.
- Support educators and students to critically examine the sources of online media and identify underlying assumptions.
- Empower educators, leaders, and students to make informed decisions to protect their personal data and curate the digital profile they intend to reflect.
- Perform other duties as required.
Performance in this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations of teachers.