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Computer Science Instructional Specialist - Academies, Career & Technical Education (6th - 12th)

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License and Certification Qualifications: Valid Georgia teaching certification required. Computer Science certification and/or concentration highly preferred.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master's degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Three years of successful teaching experience with emphasis in computer science preferred. Experience delivering professional learning opportunities and experience leading professional learning teams preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks/projects concurrently; ability to create and deliver professional learning that supports the direction of the computer science and future ready programs and that supports the vision, mission, and goals of the district; strong communication skills, both in oral and written format; strong technology skills, including the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Education Suite programs; knowledge and application of research-based instructional strategies in computer science instruction; knowledge of Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum with in-depth knowledge of computer science; knowledge of techniques for integrating curriculum, GCPS policies, and effective instructional practices; ability to work successfully with colleagues; ability to project and generate a positive attitude; and ability to effect change.

Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for professional learning development and delivery, data collection and evaluation, and various tasks that support the development, revision, and implementation of a cohesive computer science and future ready program for instruction and assessment of the district's computer science Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS).

1. Design and deliver professional learning for computer science and future ready programs.
a. Provide professional learning opportunities by modeling and facilitating instruction with teachers. b. Develop and facilitate staff development inclusive of the AKS, formative assessment, Quality-Plus Teaching Strategies, CS effective instructional lookfors, and GCPS AI and Future Ready Framework.
c. Develop and facilitate problem-based learning utilizing computational thinking practices.
d. Plan and facilitate districtwide computer science collaborative learning teams, including vertical collaboration teams.
e. Demonstrate practical application of research based, learner-centered instructional strategies including the Quality-Plus Teaching Strategies.
f. Develop instructional resources to support high-quality instruction of the computer science AKS
g. Plan and facilitate supports for competition and classroom robotics programs
2. Demonstrate content knowledge and professional growth.
a. Engage in continual learning to deepen content and pedagogical knowledge in computer science, artificial intelligence, and future ready components (current and emerging trends/needs).
b. Develop and improve knowledge through professional development, conferences, publications, and collegial networks.
3. Collaborate with other district teams and local schools to support Computer Science for All and AI and Future Ready initiatives
a. Partner with other C&I departments to support integration of computer science, STEM, and AI and Future Readiness learning across content areas
b. Support schools implementing CS4All, STEM, and AI and Future Ready initiatives
4. Provide support for local school leadership and instructional teams.
a. Support school leadership, instructional teams, and individual teachers in the development and sustainability of an effective local computer science program.
b. Effectively analyze and use local school data to lead data talks to impact student achievement in computer science.
c. Model protocols to lead course teams and individual teachers by analyzing the AKS and student work, facilitating formative assessment practices, development teacher content knowledge, and/or pedagogical knowledge.
5. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Nov 12, 2021. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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