Teacher on special assignment for online professional development

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This position is responsible for developing and maintaining an online learning management system for adults. The teacher on special assignment for online professional learning assists the coordinator of professional development in creating engaging, relevant and timely professional development courses and resources to improve teaching and learning district-wide.

Essential duties and responsibilities[edit]

  • Develop and maintain an online platform for delivery of professional learning courses and resources to improve teaching and learning
  • Stay abreast of current trends in professional development and educational technology
  • Assist the coordinator of professional development in identifying priorities based on the district strategic plan and student achievement data
  • Promote and provide training related to online professional development learning tools
  • Provide professional development relating to integrating technology in classroom practice
  • Develop and lead integration of technology and professional learning strategies and tools
  • Assist the coordinator of professional development with digitalizing and updating current professional development practices
  • Create online collaborative platform to support professional learning communities across schools and zones
  • Assist in the development of a system for identifying existing highly effective teachers across the district to be used as models for specific teaching strategies
  • Develop a digital video library of effective teaching practices
  • Assist the coordinator of professional development with other job-related duties as assigned

Education and training[edit]

  • Possession of a valid Colorado teaching license or principal license
  • Strong knowledge of educational technology
  • At least three years of classroom teaching experience with demonstrated effectiveness in subject matter, used of standards-based curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Successful experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong knowledge of on-line and blending learning (preferred)
  • Knowledge of teacher quality standards
  • Ability to think critically
  • Ability to develop and facilitate high-quality professional development for multiple audiences in a variety of formats