Digital Literacy and Technology Specialist

This position will collaborate with teachers and administration to improve digital literacy of students and staff.

Primary Responsibility to:
Curriculum and Technology Directors

Secondary Responsibility to:
Building Principals

Responsibilities (Job functions)

  • Coordinate with the Curriculum and Technology Directors in creating professional development for digital literacy
  • In cooperation with the technology department, ensure that digital teaching tools are functional and accessible to teaching staff
  • Troubleshoot instructional technology matters
  • Facilitate communication between technology department, teaching staff, and administration
  • Participate in recommendation for future hardware procurement
  • In cooperation with the Curriculum Director, develop instructional strategies to teach digital literacy and meet curriculum goals
  • Create and promote positive, nurturing, and productive environment for all staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Valid teaching credential
  • Understanding of digital literacy
  • Ability to trouble shoot instructional technology matters
  • Understanding of technology as a classroom tool for student learning
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop creative solutions
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Experience in collaborative settings with adults
  • Understanding of Common Core Standards and curriculum development

Goals for the 2014-15 School Year:

  • Decrease the number of instructionally related technology help tickets
  • Meet periodically with and facilitate duties of Technology Instructional Coaches
  • Increase digital literacy for staff and students
  • Meet periodically with principals and serve as a liaison for the technology department

Terms of Employment:
Compensation will be determined by experience and length of service as reflected on the district salary schedule. Benefits include health insurance, sick leave, and personal leave.

Performance of this position will be in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on evaluation of certificated employees.