Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (2021-2022) - Galileo Magnet High School
The Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT) provides on-site, job-embedded support for teachers to improve student learning through the use of technology tools and practices. The ITRT assists teachers with the integration of technology in the classroom, trains teachers to use technology in an effective and productive manner, and assists with curriculum development as it relates to educational technology and academic standards. The ITRT is responsible for modeling instructional and technology integration with students, teachers, and administrators while providing training and professional development to teachers, developing curriculum related to technology initiatives with their instructional colleagues, or performing similar kinds of duties and responsibilities as the school division may deem appropriate.
Provides direct support to the classroom teacher for the utilization of technology tools and resources to support instruction in the classroom; Consults and collaborates directly with teachers and school personnel, and works with students for the purpose of modeling or demonstrating a lesson for a teacher; Collaborates and assists teachers in integrating appropriate technology tools in the curriculum to enhance teaching and learning; Designs and implements high quality technology professional development opportunities throughout the school year for teachers and staff to use technology in an effective manner; Develops a rich library of curriculum-driven support materials and technology-enhanced resources for grade levels and subject areas for teachers; Researches and develops methods of academic standards and curriculum with effective technology-based teaching and learning strategies to improve student achievement; Assists schools in developing and implementing short-term and long-term learning goals into school improvement plans to support student achievement objectives and proficiencies; Facilitates the school and divisionwide technology integration effort in promoting; critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, communication and citizenship.