Under the supervision of the Director of Programs, this position is responsible for developing, coordinating, integrating and teaching classes on instructional and administrative applications for computers and related technologies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities that fall under the STEAM Coach shall include but are not limited to the following:
Takes a leadership role in developing and implementing the School’s technology plan.
Teaches technology essentials classes as assigned, adhering to the school’s curriculum and standards.
Provide technical curriculum assistance across the K-8th grade levels regarding hardware usage, software applications, computer technology, and the general instructional use of technology in the classroom.
Establish and maintain systems for educators to access, preview, or receive training in hardware usage and software applications.
Develop a technology resource approach that can be easily accessed by teachers, students and staff.
Develops and implements a School-wide technology in-service program. The objectives of the in-service program are to provide ongoing education and to develop campus leaders in the technology field.
Help manage the acquisition of hardware and software. Help maintains accurate inventories and establish guidelines for sharing equipment campus-wide.
Evaluates hardware, software, courseware for potential use in instructional or administrative areas.
Provides leadership and direction for all website activities.
Prepares and monitors related contracts with outside IT vendors, and agencies.
Meets and consults with the leadership team on the development, maintenance, and effectiveness of data applications; and develops and maintains effective communication and working relationships with administrative and teaching staff.
Coordinates on-going evaluation and recommends procedures to encourage response to instructional and administrative needs for information and communications resources.
Assures the security and validity of School information through the development and enforcement of school security procedures.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Other Professional Responsibilities
Participate actively in the school’s faculty meetings, team meetings and department meetings.
Complete all other responsibilities deemed appropriate by the Head of School to the school achieve its goals.
Reinforce the school’s core values and policies inside and outside the classroom.
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