Sunday, October 30, 2011

Ideal Job Description

Based on my research this week on Instructional Technology, this would be an ideal job description.

Job Title: Science Educator, Department Technology Coordinator

Primary Objective: To provide technology resources to the science department as a way to improve the students' learning. To enhance the current and relevant scientific topics required to be taught by the Colorado State Standards.

Lists of Duties or Tasks Performed:
  • Technical support for science educators for computers, peripherals, and network.
  • Support and maitenance of hardware and software for all equipment used by educators.
  • Support and training of technology resources for educators to enhance student learning.
  • Attend District meetings/trainings to stay up to date on all district requirements.
  • Conduct staff training sessions on updated technology.
  • Attend trainings to remain up to date on all techniques.
  • Assist in teacher evaluation of hardware and software used in lessons.
  • Stay up to date on all changes to Colorado State Science Standards.
  • Design, Develop, Utilize, Manage, and Evaluate science curriculum using instructional technology.
  • Evaluate teacher's usage of instructional technology within classroom.
  • Communicate to principal all evaluations.
Description of the Relationships and Roles:
  • Supervisor of school's science teachers
  • Communicate with school's principal, especially on teacher's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Problem solve with a solutions for any weaknesses expressed with a teacher.
  • Be open-minded to suggestions and criticisms from all teachers within the science department; express with principal.
  • Create an open door policy among the science department.
Typical qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelors of Science in one or more science fields
  • Secondary Teaching License in Science
  • At least 5-10 years teaching experience
  • Knowledge/Experience of Current Technology techniques and practices
  • Masters in Instructional Technology
  • Masters to Bachelors of Science (particularly in more than one science field)
  • At least 5-10 years teaching experience
  • Currently work with Current and Relevant Technology techniques
Other Relevant Information:
This job requires you to be a "people-person." It will entail day to day activities with multiple people and require patience when assisting others. This job will also require constant education to stay current on all technology techniques which may require traveling to conferences to stay up to date.

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