Classroom Teacher - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Technology Integration Specialist
Job Location: St. Joseph Elementary School, Danbury
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
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St. Joseph Elementary School, Danbury
Technology Integration Specialist Job Description

 
Under the direction of the Principal for St. Joseph Elementary School, in Danbury, this position of Technology Integration Specialist promotes the use of technologies to support student achievement in the Pre K-8 classroom. The Technology Integration Specialist provides leadership, staff development, and instructional support to all instructional and administrative staff.  The Technology Integration Specialist develops and offers instructional technology education for teachers and administrative staff. He/she also assists in the development and implementation of curriculum and technology integration projects. The Technology Integration Specialist provides instructional staff with the essential support needed to complete technology-based instructional management and productivity functions. The Technology Integration Specialist collaborates with appropriate instructional and technical staff to support, manage, optimize the use of instructional software, and network resources to support quality teaching and learning. This skilled professional works independently and collaboratively with colleagues.
Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. 
2. At least three years of successful full-time experience as a classroom teacher preferred.
3. Two years professional development experience educating teachers or other adults in the integration of technology for instruction and productivity using all of the following modes: modeling, one-on-one, small group, or large group preferred.
4. A minimum of two years experience delivering and integrating technology in instructional programs for Pre K – 8.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Demonstrate knowledge of Personalized Learning.
2. Knowledge of Rediker and student information systems
3. Knowledge of progress monitoring assessments and the ability to conduct them
4. Demonstrate knowledge of new computer, video, communication, web-based technologies, curriculum design, and working knowledge of instructional design and assessments. 
5. Demonstrate the ability to effectively educate/mentor technology users.
6. Demonstrate effective time management, organizational skills, and prioritization of work to meet users needs.
7. Demonstrate ability to follow and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
8. Demonstrate ability to quickly acquire new knowledge regarding technology.
9. Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and ability to work independently.
10. Demonstrate enthusiasm for use of technology.
11. Demonstrate excellent human relations/interpersonal skills.
12. Demonstrate ability to design/deliver technology-enhanced instruction.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Collaborates with teachers in composing effective technology-infused, content-based lessons, and supports the teachers as they implement the lessons in their classrooms.
2. Promotes model instructional practices and the role of technology in them.
3. Articulates appropriate instructional technology practices as described in technology standards for students, and teachers.
4. Provides assistance and training to building instructional staff in the integration of technology to support student achievement. This includes planning and implementing job-embedded professional development and workshops for individuals, small groups, and large groups. Collaborates in the evaluation, selection and implementation of instructional technology materials and software.
6. Provides leadership in developing and implementing technology plans and serves on the building technology committee (s).
8. Collaborates with the Head of School and staff to ensure infrastructure and tools are available to carry out school and technology initiatives.
9. Conducts research about advancements in technology tools and resources to inform decision making.
10. Gathers and disseminates information (e.g., grants, policies, professional development opportunities) relevant to instructional technology.
11. Coordinates technology related grant projects, community outreach projects and fund raisers.
12. Participates in ongoing professional development related to job responsibilities and maintaining expertise in the field.
13. Participates in workshops and meetings required by the Diocese of Bridgeport and Holy Trinity Catholic Academy.
14. Conducts staff development and supports community awareness initiatives
15. Performs other duties as assigned.
If Interested submit a letter of interest, resume and a l3 professional references to Katie LaForgia, Principal at klaforgia@sjsdanbury.org

 

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