The Instructional Technology & Operational Specialist is responsible for training, modeling, and assisting teachers in integrating technology into the classroom to improve teaching and learning across the school and student achievement. The position requires an ability to effectively train all users and stakeholders in applications of all technology related to Learning Management Systems and Student Management Systems. The specialist is also responsible for all matters relating to student and staff data within the school, including but not limited to, attendance, assessment, progress, and external
• Acquire and update technical skills as necessary for effectively training users as deemed appropriate.
• Coordinate the educational technology activities of outside vendors, consultants, and trainers.
• Research and advice on acquisition and implementation of new technologies relevant to the school needs and student learning.
• Help the school to develop and implement plans for the maintenance of hardware and software.
• Implement, coordinate, and evaluate the integration of educational technology as tools to support instruction.
• Provide training for all new staff in the operation of all systems utilized in the School.
• Support implementation, setup, and maintenance of all software and/or online subscriptions acquired by the school such as Maia Learning, Atlas, BIBA Docs, BIBA Sites, Microsoft, Managebac, Open Apply, Class Solver, Teams, Timetabler, etc. and ensures its proper functioning.
• Provide training and support for all stakeholders for all educational technology and software and/or subscriptions acquired by the school.
• Support any standardized testing delivered by the computer such as MAP, CEM, WIDA, and collate all data. Provide training and workshops to parents and staff.
• Act as MAP Technical Coordinator, setting up, updating, organizing testing seasons, and training and presenting reports to parents, students, and staff members.
• Collaborate with teachers in creating effective technology-infused lessons and support teacher as they implement technology in their classroom, using an
• Inform teachers of new technologies or software, which may assist in developing concepts of content-specific materials.
• Assists with the general maintenance of all school and network workstations and printers. Assists with the daily software and hardware troubleshooting of all school technological equipment.
• Ensure Library software “Destiny” is operating effectively and implemented across
the whole school. Database of all educational resources is managed and training
provided to all users in the school.
• Work with the Senior Leadership Team, IT Manager, and others to develop and implement the school’s technology plan.
• Establish evaluation guidelines so that data can be evaluated and used as part of the evaluation of student and school progress.
• Coordination of all surveys that need to be implemented.
• Develop a school technology resource center to be used by school leaders, teachers, parents, and students. The resource center may contain hardware, software, courseware, and instructional support materials such as books, periodicals and journals, films, and videotapes. Working closely with the Head
• Develop contacts with other educational institutions to encourage the dissemination of effective policies and ideas for use of technology in the educational process.
• Disseminate technology-related information within the school via news bulletins, emails, presentations, and staff meetings, etc.
• Work to improve the overall quality of education received by students in the school.
• Undertake such other duties as may be determined with the Principal or Assistant Principal.
• Work with all key stakeholders to regularly evaluate the whole school operational systems, and develop efficiencies, improvements, and optimizations that can be applied across all divisions
• Training new and existing staff on current and new operational systems
• Processing, analyzing, and presenting student data (including, but not limited to assessment, attainment, baseline) for different stakeholder groups
• Interpreting student datasets, advising SLT, and the Divisional SMTs, about strategies for utilizing the data to drive school improvement, curriculum development, curriculum models, and student progress
• Interpreting school, divisional, program, and grade-level data to advise SLT and the Divisional SMTs on trends and patterns.
• Liaising with Principals and SMTs at other BIBA Campuses, to share, discuss and develop common practices for data management, utilization and interpretation