Instructional Technologist

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


Are you an amazing instructional technologist? If so, come work for the best school district in lush San Antonio, a popular resort and conference destination. Lackland ISD is a small district (approximately 1,100 students); we're located in a major metropolitan center (San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the country); and we consistently rank at the top of school districts in the city.

Our instructional technologist opportunity is a full-time position with benefits, beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. The Instructional Technologist reports to the Director of Technology and is considered to be central office staff. Therefore, the position has district-wide responsibilities. This position takes primary responsibility for instructional technology at our Stacey Jr-Sr High School campus, so this is a position focused on the secondary level, but supporting all grades as needed.

Salary is dependent upon experience and degree, consult the district's compensation plan (go to physical page 7 in the document) for details for your specific situation. This position carries an additional $1,500 annual stipend above and beyond the salary. If you are an out-of-state applicant, please compare your current cost-of-living to San Antonio's. There are many free online calculators that will help you to do so, and one of the big benefits of living here is the low cost-of-living.

The district offers one of the best benefits plans in the city! An overview of the benefits is located here, and the district's contributions toward those premiums is located here.

A full job description is located in the attachment on our district application system.

This position does NOT require that the applicant possess or obtain a Texas certification, but gives preference to applicants who do. For those possessing certifications in other states, details on applying for a review of your credentials are listed on the Out-of-State Certifications page on the Texas Education Agency's (TEA's) website.

Come work for the best technology team in K-12 education . . . and in one of the best (and cheapest) places to live! We are considering applications on a ROLLING basis, so please do NOT wait until the expiration date for this posting, as we may have already hired someone by then!



PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Instructional Technologist shall, under the supervision of the Director of Technology,
ensure that technology is carefully and appropriately integrated into the assigned PK through 12 content areas. The
majority of the Instructional Technologist’s time will be spent working with teachers and students to achieve
integration of technology into the classroom. However, the Instructional Technologist also provides technical
support to the district community during busy times for the department.


Minimum Education/Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Computer Science, Technology, or a related field

Minimum Experience

  • Demonstrated experience integrating technology into curriculum

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology, including broad knowledge of
    technology in use in instructional settings

  • Proficient in and capable of leading teachers in the application of the Texas Essential
    Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Technology Applications as delineated in Chapter 126

  • Proficient in and capable of leading students in the application of the Texas Essential
    Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Technology Applications as delineated in Chapter 126

  • Proficient in and capable of leading teachers in the successful implementation of the
    International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE’s) Standards for Educators

  • Proficient in and capable of leading students in the successful implementation of the
    International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE’s) Standards for Students

  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred Education/Certification

  • Master’s Degree in Instructional or Educational Technology, or a related degree

  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate, or the ability to obtain one

Preferred Experience

  • Five years teaching experience


  1. Exhibits a positive attitude and serves as a positive role model for students and the community.

  2. Works cooperatively and effectively with others. Maintains self-control and uses common sense.

  3. Reports to work on time and is absent only with good cause.

  4. Exhibits good judgment and shows initiative in decision making and problem solving.

  5. Complies with Federal and State laws and local policies/procedures.

  6. Responds positively to supervision, suggestions and/ or directives. Uses evaluative feedback for improvement of performance.

  7. Participates actively in personal and/ or professional growth and development.

  8. Disseminates and shares ideas and information with others. Uses knowledge gained for improvement of performance.

  9. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and acts in an ethical and honest manner.

  10. Effectively communicates with colleagues, students, and parents.


  1. Assist the Director of Technology in designing, developing, coordinating, and otherwise furthering instructional technology and instructional technology projects throughout the district.

  2. Act as a mentor or coach to instructional staff in the district, providing professional development and support to achieve an outstanding instructional technology program.

  3. Assist the Director of Technology with the evaluation and assessment of hardware, software, online applications, and other technology for classroom or instructional use, including any record-keeping or compliance measures associated with such evaluation and assessment.

  4. Assist the Director of Technology with the design, development, coordination, and delivery of technology-related professional development for all district staff, including but limited to campus principals and teachers.

  5. Support the Director of Technology in the achievement of district and department priorities for technology.

  6. Remain current in effective practices in integrating and implementing technology.

  7. Support the District Technology Plan with actions and priorities.

  8. Assist teachers in resolving technology issues.

  9. Provide basic technical support during times of high demand or high need.

  10. Determine technology integration needs for assigned grade-levels.

  11. Assist teachers with strategies to integrate technology that supports the TEKS.

  12. Model effective technical and instructional strategies with teachers and students.

  13. Keep records to document staff development and assist with the tracking of assigned technology assets. Keep other records or compliance documents as requested by the Director of Technology.

  14. Assist in evaluating technology implementation effectiveness and provide recommendations for improvement.

  15. Coordinate with campuses about planning technology training, implementing technology plans, and selecting technology resources.

  16. Advise on the budgeting and help with the monitoring of technology expenditures within assigned areas.

  17. Attend campus and district meetings to advocate for effective technology implementation.

  18. Participate in the annual review/revision of the District Technology Plan.

  19. Maintain a high level of expertise on the hardware, software, and other technologies in use in the district as appropriate.

  20. Be an evangelist for technology use throughout the district.

  21. Follow safety procedures and practices with emphasis on electrical safety, and proper lifting climbing, and carrying. Correct unsafe conditions if possible and immediately report unsafe conditions that you cannot correct.

  22. Other duties as assigned.



Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, lifting and carrying


Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on
evaluation of professional personnel.


189 days, salary schedule as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Board.

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.