2020-2021 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST - ROUNTREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Springfield Publc Schools ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3358854
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 19, 2020

Job Description

Job Title:                        Instructional Technologist

Department:                  Learning - Elementary

Pay Grade:                     District  Instructional Technologist Salary Schedule

Calendar:                       School Calendar utilized

FLSA Status:                  Exempt

Reports to:                     Principal

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

 

The instructional Technologist- Elementary will provide support and to supplement the instructional program with specific responsibilities for maintaining overall operations of school technology; supplement teacher’s instructional plan with regard to technology, digital citizenship and technical information literacy. This position will also assist students and staff with maintenance of building technology, as well as support classroom teachers to utilize technology to support and enhance instruction.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assists and supports teachers as they develop blended learning activities and navigate the district’s learning management system (LMS) and digital resources (e.g. course outcomes, implementation of effective teaching strategies, coaching results, ) for the purpose of developing relevant and personalized learning for all students.
  • Provides computer lessons and activities to students (e.g. keyboarding, word processing, digital citizenship, ) for the purpose of meeting Technology and Information Literacy Grade Level Expectations and/or complementing classroom instruction performed by classroom teachers.
  • Supports and assists teachers as they 1) administer performance tests for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and 2) develop technology-based individual learning plans.
  • Assesses and troubleshoots malfunctions of hardware and software applications for the purpose of determining appropriate actions to maintain site technology.
  • Assists staff and students with the use of technology for the purpose of facilitating project-based learning.
  • Collaborates with the Blended Learning Specialist for the purpose of utilizing technology to enhance instruction.
  • Uses district-approved resources to assist students with digital citizenship and to build capacity for success.
  • Assists with the annual distribution and collection of student devices to ensure effective maintenance of devices.
  • Participates in meetings, in-service trainings, workshops and professional learning in order to convey and gather information required to perform job functions.
  • Reports health and safety issues to instructional personnel, administrative personnel and/or appropriate agencies (e.g. fights, suspected child or substance abuse, inappropriate social behaviors, ) for the purpose of maintaining students’ personal safety, a positive learning environment and complying with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Assists with adjunct duties (e.g. cafeteria duty, bus duty, proctoring, Open House, ) for the purpose of supervising campus activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS 

Education and Experience

 

Bachelor's degree in job-related area, required.

 

Certificates, Licenses and Otheer Special Requirements

  • Missouri Teaching Certification, required
  • Elementary Teaching Certification, preferred
  • Ability to gain and maintain “Highly Qualified” status as defined by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; personnel processes; standard business practices; teaching strategies; working with families; and stages of child development.
  • Knowledge of algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.
  • Skill to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to routinely upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
  • Skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job, including: operating standard office equipment including utilizing pertinent software applications; planning and managing projects and programs; overseeing program financial activities; developing effective working relationships; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and administering personnel policies and procedures; and coordinating with other agencies.
  • Ability to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, analyze and/or classify data; to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Department and programs.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Ability to analyze issues, data, create action plans and ensure that success of Department and District strategic objectives.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking/problem solving to improve work processes.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; set priorities; meet deadlines and schedules; work with detailed information; and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to set high expectations for self and others; set and monitor progress toward goals; and utilize and offer effective feedback to continuously improve.
  • Ability to work as part of a team; adapt to changing priorities; and apply logical processes and analytical skills.

 

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 5% walking, and 75% standing.  This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
  • Work environment is primarily inside, where the noise and temperature levels are moderate.
  • The work is light work which requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.
  • Must possess the physical ability to work primarily with fingers, perceive the nature of sounds, make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes, express or exchange ideas by the spoken word, substantial movements (motions) with the hands, wrists, and/or fingers, and discern letters or numbers at a given distance.
  • Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, grasping, hearing, manual dexterity, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, visual acuity and walking.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Educational Technology
    Student Services > Educational Technology
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Contact Information

    • Ryan Morris , Employment Coordinator
    • 1359 E. Saint Louis St.
    • Springfield, Missouri 65802

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