New Ulm Chamber of Commerce

Technology Integration Specialist

Bertrang, Jeff, New Ulm Public Schools
Job Description
Position Available:            
Technology Integration Specialist (T
eacher on Special Assignment)
 
Location:                             
New Ulm High School, 1600 Oak Street, New Ulm MN
 
Position description:         
The technology integration specialist assists teachers with the implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences that address and assess content standards, encourage creativity and personalize learning to meet individual student needs and interests. The technology integration specialist collaborates with district technology staff, building leaders, curriculum staff and instructional support staff.
           
Job Responsibilities and Duties:                           
 
As a Leader:
• Provide leadership and staff development in effective application of technology to enhance standards-based instructional activities, assessment, and communication at the building and district level.
• Participate in the development of policies and procedures for technology.
• Assist in the design, development, and organization of learning spaces to support technology-enhanced teaching and learning.
• Collaborate with district and school leaders and instructional teams to evaluate, select, and apply appropriate hardware, software, and other resources.
• Engage in continuous learning to deepen content and pedagogical knowledge in technology integration and emerging technologies.

As an Instructional Designer:
• Work collaboratively with teachers to design and develop high-quality e-learning and blended learning applications.
• Model effective classroom management and collaborative learning strategies in technology-rich learning environments.
• Support the use of technology for formative and summative assessment of student learning.
• Participate in the development of policies and procedures for technology.
• Assist in the design, development and organization of learning spaces to support technology-enhanced teaching and learning.
• Collaborate with district and school leaders and instructional teams to evaluate, select, and apply appropriate hardware, software, and other resources.
• Engage in continuous learning to deepen content and pedagogical knowledge in technology integration and emerging technologies.

As a Coach:
• Coach teachers in implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences addressing content standards.
• Coach teachers in implementation of strategies that personalize learning based on student readiness levels, cultural understanding, interests and goals.
• Coach teachers in implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences that emphasize creativity, higher order thinking skills, self-assessment and digital citizenship.
• Troubleshoot basic problems in digital learning environments, in collaboration with technology support staff.
Other duties as assigned by the Building Principal, District Technology Director or Superintendent
 
Position Requirements:    
• Current Minnesota teaching license.
• Experience and training in instructional design that integrates technology to improve student learning experiences.
• Experience teaching in K-12 schools.
• Demonstrated proficiency in technology applications and leading professional learning for technology integration.
• Experience and training in using data to improve instruction.
• Working knowledge of technology hardware, including Windows, iPads, Chromebooks, digital projectors, web-based instructional platforms, document cameras, video cameras, etc.
• Experience delivering professional learning in a variety of formats.
• Demonstrated organization and management skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must have valid driver’s license and own personal vehicle to use to travel within the district boundaries
           
Wage/Benefits:                    
Wage to be based on the teachers collective bargaining agreement; benefit package available.

 
Start Date:                           
August 2019 for the 19-20 School Year

 
Application Deadline:       
Applications accepted until the position is filled. 


Application procedure:                
1.   Apply on-line at:https://www.applitrack.com/newulm/onlineapp/
2.   Complete the page with your information, click next and submit.
                   
Questions:                           
Please contact the District office at 507-233-6180.

 
New Ulm Public Schools is a regional center of educational excellence. Our schools and staff provide challenging and engaging academic programs for all students. Student success in academics, fine arts and athletics are reasons students and families come to New Ulm.
 
We are redefining education in New Ulm.  We offer an early learning center for preschool and kindergarten students, including a community education center. This center includes many outdoor and indoor active learning spaces. Jefferson Elementary provides programming for grades 1-4, focusing on small group instruction, responsive classroom, STEM opportunities and core curriculum.  We offer a middle school structure and environment for grades 5-8, focused on advisory, exploratory and experiential learning opportunities.  Our new high school building is for grades 9-12, offering college, vocational and work ready courses. We have many opportunities for fine arts and athletics for all students.
 
 
For more information on New Ulm Public Schools and the wonderful city of New Ulm,
please visit the following resources:
 
New Ulm Public Schools: www.newulm.k12.mn.us
City of New Ulm:     http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us
New Ulm Chamber of Commerce:    http://www.newulm.com/
Careers in New Ulm video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t32wGisMkWI
 
 
 
The school district shall require that applicants for school district positions, who receive an offer of employment, submit to a criminal history background check at a partial expense to the applicant.  All final offers of employment are contingent upon background check results.
 
The employer reserves the right to make assignments of employees to particular buildings.  New Ulm ISD is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and disability or veteran status.
 
       
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