Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: Instructional Coach - Digital Innovation

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Facilitate the identification and implementation of technologies which may be used to supplement and
enhance classroom instruction. Provide specific training and support to K-8 teachers, staff, and
community with emphasis on assisting and preparing them to implement the learning and teaching
standards through the use of instructional technology tools and best practices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Arizona Elementary Teacher certification
- Three (3) years of experience as a classroom teacher
- Master’s Degree in Education (preferred)
- Significant experience in instructional design and development to create engaging, effective
learning experiences using current state standards.
- Experience with utilization of multiple technology platforms in an educational environment
- Proficient in Google Suite and other current applications
- Superior oral and written communications skills
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
- Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with the school administrator,
teachers, support personnel, product vendors, parents and community members
- Willingness to conduct evening and weekend training sessions, seminars, and briefings
- Knowledge of State Learning Standards and applications

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Serve as a member of the Teaching and Learning Department team in establishing goals and
direction in accordance with the district’s policies, regulation, procedures and planning process.
- Assist in the professional development of in-service programs to support learning goals and
integration practices for principals, teachers, and staff.
- Provide professional development in the area of educational technology.
- Provide teachers, principals, and technology support assistants with ongoing research pertinent
to curriculum practices, emerging concepts, and professional development activities.
- Coordinate with School Support and Systems on educational technology issues.
- Implement special instructional projects or activities for students, teachers, principals, and
support staff.
- Assist the Language Acquisition Department, the Student Support Department, and Gifted
programs in the development of curriculum, professional development, and preparation of
materials for student use.
- When appropriate, act as liaison between the community, parents and district to build
appreciation and support of assigned curriculum area. - Provide in-service and training for technology support assistants.
- Assist in the development and evaluation of the district’s curriculum.
- Assist in the research and evaluation of technology proficiencies regarding students and staff.
- Assist in preparing district instructional technology product demonstrations and technology
showcases.
- Assist in researching and evaluating resources for parents to use in the area of student internet
safety, cyber bullying, and student achievement.
- Establish and maintain a regular schedule of school site visits to assist with instructional
technology needs and questions and report teacher and administrator recommendations for new
products and projects.
- Model teaching techniques of technology integration in classrooms throughout the district.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Teaching and Learning

SALARY: Certified

WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Director of Instruction or Coordinator of Digital Innovation

EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES: N/A

DATE: Governing Board Approved May 2, 2012

REVISED: May 2021

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