Instructional Technology Resource Teacher

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Non-Instructional Support

Description

InstructionalTechnology ResourceTeacher

Position Purpose 
The Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (iTRT) is responsible for working directly with teachers and staff to effectively integrate technology in order to more effectively engage students in the learning process. The Instructional Technology Resource Teacher also services as a collaborative resource for the planning and delivery of the Divisions’ Professional Development goals.

Salary: $56,425-$84,572 (Commensurate with Experience)
Please visit the NCPS website to determine salary specifics according to the current salary scale: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XTNoI8Bpa2ySAvUWF0co2r3ux9taXFOk?usp=sharing.

Essential Functions


(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Assist in the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology and staff development initiatives.
  • Model lessons or instructional strategies that demonstrate the effective integration of instructional technology.
  • Provide assistance and support to all instructional programs of Northampton County Public Schools.
  • Facilitate software evaluation according to the Northampton County Public Schools Software Review and Procurement Process. This includes the research, evaluation, and implementation of eTexts.
  • Facilitate the effective use of available software and determine appropriate curriculum relevance when software is acquired.  This includes modelling to teachers the effective integration of eTexts in the learning process.
  • Confer regularly with the Technology Assistant(s) (TA) to provide necessary guidance and support to effectively teach with fidelity the established lab curriculum.
  • Develop / modify staff development programs and materials to meet district needs related to the instructional and administrative use of technology.
  • Assist in the integration of technology applications in the K-12 curriculum.
  • Develop, update, and maintain an inventory of interactive hardware, software, and educational materials.
  • Troubleshoot interactive technology issues and apply effective repair.  This will include collaboration with Network Technicians and interactive hardware warranty services.
  • Establish systems for educators to access, preview, or receive training in interactive hardware usage and
  • Update personal technological knowledge and skills.
  • Serve as a liaison for technology to the Curriculum Coordinators, Specialists, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Gifted and Talented Teachers on planning and delivering of STEM lessons.  This includes modelling instructional strategies for teaching STEM lessons. Also includes developing the classroom management skills necessary for teaching these strategies that will provide an effective and engaging learning experience.
  • Collaborate with Teacher Mentor and Special Servicers Director to develop division summer camps for elementary students.  This includes defining program objectives, staff selection, staff development, camp itinerary, and camp applications.  It also includes working across departments with Transportation and Food Services to provide meals and safe transportation to and from the camps.
  • Work collaboratively with New Teacher Mentor to plan and present researched based instructional and classroom management strategies as it relates to the effective integration of technology into the total learning environment.
  • Participate regularly in site Lesson Plan Review meetings with the goal of providing input on how to use technology to make lesson plans more effective, engaging and appealing to students.
  • Assist with Spring SOL testing.
  • Plan and present various summer training camps for different areas of technology integration, devices and interactive technology.
  • Assist Network Technicians with summer imaging and computer preparation.
  • Assist with the Roll-out and collection of 1:1 devices
  • Collaborate with Technology Director to prepare monthly Technology Reports to the School Board.
  • Work to help all members of the Technology Department build an efficient and effective Technology Team.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal and leadership skills for working effectively with faculty, staff, administrators, and students.
  • Uses a team approach and collaboration to accomplish tasks.
  • Has an advanced degree in education or Instructional Technology or has completed at least 12 hours towards an advanced degree preferred.
  • Is able to demonstrate the effective use and integration of educational technology as defined by the Virginia Department of Education’s Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel.
  • Has experience in the delivery of Professional Development training to his or her colleagues.
  • Allow for opportunities to research trends and develops in technology, both technical and instructional, and how these 2 blend together in the learning experience for students and teachers.
  • Attend the VDOE VSTE/ETL Conference held yearly.
  • Attend to other duties as assigned.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Director of Technology and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 
                Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 

Equipment
Use standard office equipment such as; personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

Work Schedule
Standard teacher work schedule as set forth in the Teachers' Contract. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Knowledge of current instructional teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Work in standard office and school building environments. 
              

Certification/License:

  • Holds a valid Virginia teaching license.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Education
  • Master's Degree in area of certification.
Experience
Has a minimum of three years successful full-time teaching experience in a K-12 school.

FLSA Status:       Exempt        12-month position

 

Posted By

Northampton County Public Schools

7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405
 

At the following locations

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7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405