Coordinator of Technology
Virgin Islands Department of Education - Virgin Islands

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United States Virgin Islands Department of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Coordinator of Technology

Location: St. Thomas / St. John District

Starting Salary: $59,000 - $63,863

Union: Educational Administrators Association

General Statement of Duties: This position is that of an instructional leader with content specific training and expertise. He or she operates as a coach, trainer, resources provider and program manager. This individual reports to a Director or higher level administrator. Work is reviewed through reports, presentations, or projects.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Not all inclusive)
• Provides Leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of district wide programs and resources;
• Plans, implements, and /or brokers ongoing training for program personnel and teachers including new teachers and support staff;
• Participates in curricular development and revision;
• Provides on-site technical assistance and support to schools in curriculum, instruction, technology and assessment;
• Monitors the implementation of district-wide programs, resources and services;
• Provides technical assistance and support to schools in the development and implementation of school improvement plans;
• Assists school through classroom visits, consultation, demonstration lessons and conference;
• Keep abreast of national professional trends and changes in related curriculum area and disseminates that information to appropriate audiences;
• Supervises and coordinates the ordering/use of curriculum, instruction, technology and assessment materials/supplies and equipment;
• Consults with adult education programs and other special programs upon request;
• Supervises and coordinates projects developed to improve student achievement;
• Participates in the development and implementation of district instructional and technology programs;
• Develops, advises manages and monitors grant programs and budgetary needs as assigned;
• Interprets and communicates program policies and procedures to the Superintendent, school administrators, instructional personnel in the public and non-public school and community;
• Provides leadership in planning and conducting studies;
• Prepares monthly reports to their immediate supervisor on all activities and accomplishments;
• Prepares monthly reports to their immediate supervisor on the status of assigned programs based on data;
• Reviews, provides feedback and monitors the implementation of school improvement plans;
• Develops, implements and evaluates a district improvement plan;
• Implements program policies and procedures as determined by the District and Territory;
• Analyzes student achievement results and recommends changes to the curriculum
• Participates in ongoing professional development.

Knowledge and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the education laws, policies, rules and regulations of the United States Virgin Islands, as well as within respective schools;
• Knowledge of technological programs, electronic, printed and other available resources in order to make helpful suggestions related to student’s individual needs or programmatic requirements;
• Knowledge of learning disabilities, and methods of treatment;
• Knowledge of the student learning process;
• Ability to convey computer literacy skills of technological programs use to parents, students and teachers for their personal use;
• Ability to communicate information about community resources in a clear and effective manner;
• Ability to coordinate, implements, and provide advice and guidance on educational programs/project activities;
• Ability to select or develop instructional materials;
• Ability to maintain accurate and complete records as required by district policy and administrative regulations;
• Ability to create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interests, special needs of the students;
• Ability to cooperate and share professionally with members of the administration and other staff;
• Ability to work cooperatively with students, staff, administrators, parents and others;
• Ability to maintain confidentiality about students in accordance with state and federal law as well as district policy.

Education and Experience:
• Appropriately licensed/ certified by the Virgin Islands Board of Education; and
• Masters Degree in the specific area with a specialization in education or other appropriate educational area with (3) three years teaching experience providing instruction to students.

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