ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
JOB TITLE: Instructional Technology Resource Teachers (ITRT)
LOCATION: Schools and/or Central Office. May be assigned to schools in a particular attendance area.
JOB CATEGORY: Non-Classified
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Math and Technology for Central Office positions/Principal for School based positions
PAY GRADE: Teacher scale (10 month position)
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK
The Instructional Technology Resource Teacher is to assist teachers with the integration of technology in the classroom, to train teachers to use technology in an effective manner, and to assist with curriculum development as it relates to educational technology. The ITRT is to be a “first responder” in the case of technical problems at schools, performing minor networking, software, and hardware repairs and referring others on to Computer Resource Specialists. The ITRT is responsible for modeling instructional strategies with students, providing training and professional development, developing the curriculum, or performing similar kinds of duties and responsibilities as the school division may deem appropriate.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The ITRT must demonstrate the ability and professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and members of the community. He/she must possess the ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, teachers, administrators, and students. The ITRT must be knowledgeable about successful integration of technology into the classroom. He/she must have the ability to diagnose and solve computer, peripheral, and network problems. The ITRT must be able to communicate effectively with adult learners.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The ITRT must be a graduate of an accredited college or university and be a licensed teacher. Successful experience in public education as a teacher is required. He/she must have experience in integrating technology in the classroom. He/she must have experience using computers and peripherals effectively in a classroom setting including, but not limited to, printers, scanners, external storage devices, video equipment, such as digital cameras and computer projection devices. NETS*T certification and a master’s degree in educational technology are desired though not required.
The ITRT must be able to provide his/her own transportation to schools throughout the division. He/she must possess good moral character.
Duties performed typically in school settings include work in offices, computer labs, and classrooms. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, sitting, lifting, up to approximately 30 pounds, and occasional lifting of equipment such as technology equipment weighing up to approximately 75 pounds may be required. Frequent operation of a vehicle and office equipment are required. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards. Regular contact with staff members and administrators is required by phone, e-mail, or in person.
The Director of Math and Technology or School Principal will evaluate performance on the ability and effectiveness in carrying out the above responsibilities.