Education Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology



Supervisor: Executive Director Under the direction of the Director, the Educational Technology Specialist is responsible for coordinating, designing, organizing, and providing materials, strategies, and interventions supporting student learning and professional development, including curriculum development and coaching in STEM. The Educational Technology Specialist provides instruction, training, and resources in order to facilitate the use of technology in the classroom which will increase student use of and knowledge about technology.



  1. A valid preliminary or clear California teaching credential or equivalent qualifications.

  2. A valid negative TB test or a completed Adult TB Risk Assessment Certificate of Completion

  3. Department of Justice clearance

  4. A valid California driver's license.

  5. A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  6. Experience and/or training in the guidance of at-risk youth.

  7. Ability to work as a team member, with the entire staff, students, and families, in promoting the academic growth of all students. Willingness and ability to take direction and corrective actions if needed.

  8. Ongoing compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, board policies, and school procedures.

  9. Complete honesty and transparency with the administration in all matters that relate to the school, students, parents, staff, and all compliance issues.

  10. Ability to work with various forms of technology and software, including, computers, copiers, interactive boards, phone systems, Microsoft Office, School Pathways, and Online Assessment, Intervention Programs and Courses.


  1. Experience teaching primary, intermediate and/or high school.

  2. Knowledge of career and vocational skills.

  3. Knowledge of basic academic development.

  4. Established pattern of professional growth.

  5. Knowledge and experience in implementation of independent study policies and laws.

  6. Knowledge and experience with Ca common Core Standards, NGSS, and STEM.

  7. Academic and/or Career Technical Education CA Credential(s)


  1. Knowledge of modern teaching methods and techniques.

  2. Knowledge and application of Ca State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, CA Technology Standards, and CA Standards for the Teaching Profession.

  3. Ability to plan, manage and prioritize multiple activities.

  4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing sufficient to professionally express ideas, thoughts, lesson material and instructions clearly to students, community and staff.

  5. Ability to collaborate effectively on inter- and intra-agency levels.

  6. Ability to assess individual needs, establish realistic and appropriate goals and objectives, and design and implement a personalized program for each student.

  7. Ability to plan and conduct a system of continuous evaluation of each student's progress.

  8. Ability to establish and maintain communication between the Independent Study Program and student/family.

  9. Ability to maintain suitable classroom control.

  10. Ability to plan, teach, and evaluate small group standards and skills-based lessons

  11. Ability to provide differentiated assignments and instruction as needed for general education, special education, and/or English Learner students.

  12. Ability to maintain suitable learning environment including appropriate planning and organization of classroom and provide appropriate materials.

  13. Ability to keep accurate records and submit reports in a timely manner.

  14. Ability to direct and evaluate aides and volunteers per administration.

  15.  Ability to drive a car.

  16. Willingness and ability to participate in on-going professional development.


  1. Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to;

  2. Assess individual needs of each student using formal and informal assessments.

  3. Establish realistic and appropriate goals and objectives for each student.

  4. Design and implement lesson plans that provide differentiation and personalization for individual students as needed based on instructional levels, special needs and personal goals.

  5. Plan and conduct a system of continuous evaluation of each student's progress.

  6. Establish and maintain communication with stakeholders.

  7. Participate in parent meetings, IEP meetings, 504 meetings, Student Study Team Meetings and/or other relevant meetings for assigned students and other students as assigned and relevant.

  8. Participate in all staff meetings, in-services and trainings, per administration.

  9. Participate in appropriate field trips, maintain field trip protocols and paperwork.

  10. Meet Resource Center Teacher Job Performance Expectations, including maintaining appropriate records in the Personalized Learning System of the student information system.


  1. Provides input in the development of a system-wide and building level programs that enables students to use technology as learning tools.

  2. Investigates and disseminates information on best practices for technology integration, sources of information on trends, research and applications related to technology use in the school program.

  3. Teaches demonstration lessons with the teacher taking over class instruction after the demonstration. Is an effective model/leader of the ongoing program.

  4. Gathers information documenting the effectiveness of the program, interprets this information, and provides constructive input in evaluation of the program.

  5. Provides training to teachers in the use of current technology to meet curriculum goals.

  6. Provides training to teachers in technology competencies.

  7. Provides training to teachers to ensure integration of student computer/technology competencies as outlined by the state.

  8. Participates in the development of activities that help integrate technology into various curriculum areas.

  9. Maintains current knowledge of technology and instructional practices that relate to the use of technology.

  10. Provides resource information relating to new techniques and practices that relate to the use of technology and that enable students to use technology as a learning tool.

  11. Provides resource information relating to new techniques and practices that relate to the use of technology and that enable students to use technology as a learning tool.

  12. Teaches formal workshops and mini-sessions on single topics for the staff.

  13. Provides resource information relating to new techniques and practices that relate to the use of technology and that enable students to use technology as a learning tool.

  14. Design and implement a high-quality STEM program.

  15. Plan and coordinate STEM events for students, teachers, and community.

  16. Design and implement a “Makerspace”

  17. Provide staff development for “Makerspace” use.