Jordan School District Digital Learning Specialist full-time
Job Description 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.
Foundational skills in using digital tools and program to effectively achieve student learning outcomes. Ability to work online to support teachers and students using district supported programs and initiatives.
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.