Job Description

Openings as of 3/18/2019
10 Elementary School Teaching

  • Technology Mentor, K-8 JobID: 536
  • Position Type:
    10 Elementary School Teaching/Technology Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    3/4/2019

  • Location:
    All Balsz School District Campuses
    (High-Needs School)


  • Date Available:
    07/24/2019

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

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    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Job Title: Technology Mentor Teacher
    Reports to: Director of Technology and Director of Teaching & Learning
    Salary: Teacher Salary Schedule
    Employment: Student contact days + in-service(s)
    Supervises: No Supervisory Responsibilities


    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Three (3) years experience working as a classroom teacher preferred.
    • Experience integrating technology into the instruction.
    • Current Arizona Teacher Certification preferred
    • Demonstrated understanding of current academic standards, educational theory, and research related to effective teaching and learning.
    • Knowledge in creating websites.
    • Valid/current AZ Drivers License along with valid/current insurance.
    • Experience in delivery of staff development, preferred.
    • Knowledge of various software such as presentation packages, database, spreadsheet, word processing graphics, Internet/e-mail, teacher-utility programs, subject-specific packages.
    • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to define problems, and collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Assists in the development and refinement of instructional technology training curriculum and materials.
    • Familiarity with adult learning theory and the ability to lead meetings and train adults.
    • Conducts individual, small group, and large group training on software and/or hardware use and functionality.
    • Conducts individual, small group, and large group training on the integration of technology into the curriculum.
    • Assists in the development of instructional technology curriculum in alignment with current academic standards.
    • Oversees the Technology Core Teachers
    • Faciliates curriculum planning and development with Computer Science Teachers
    • Assists in the coordination for technical integration efforts, provides advice and recommendations on current and emerging technology products.
    • Conducts evening and weekend training sessions, seminars, and briefings; willing to work during off-contract times.
    • Establishes and maintains a regular schedule of school site training/mentoring and planning opportunities (curriculum development, team teaching) for consortia and district teachers for that purpose of integrating technology into curriculum.
    • Participate in professional growth related to technology integration and leadership skills.
    • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all district stakeholders and the community.
    • Organizational and long-term planning skills.
    • Travel to various school sites throughout the work day.
    • Perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and board policies.
    • Maintain the district’s website.
    • Utilize a computer with appropriate software.
    • Knowledge of current instructional technology including product evaluation, selection, and implementation.
    • Technology hardware and software trouble-shooting skills.
    • Assist with help desk calls and interact with ticketing system.
    • Regular and punctual attendance required to meet essential function of job responsibilities
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    HOW TO APPLY: Applications can be obtained from the Balsz School District office or via our website: www.balsz.org. If you are a District employee and are interested in applying for this position, please submit a PAR with any backup documentation indicating your qualifications for consideration.

    The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Balsz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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