School Technology Assistant _MRES

Newton County Schools | Covington, GA, United States

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Posted Date 5/10/2022
Description

Job Title:

School Technology Assistant (Paraprofessional)

Pay Grade:

5 – 7 (depending on education level)

Supervisor:

School Administration

Days/Months:

190/10

Department:

School Location /Technology

Classification:

Non-Exempt

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The School Technology Assistant is responsible to the Principal. The School Technology Assistant must assist teachers in technology-oriented lesson plans, to maintain the Instructional Computer Lab(s), and to provide technical assistance to the school’s students, faculty, and staff, as well as, to members of the system’s technology department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associate’s Degree or two years (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) of college or successful completion of the Georgia Paraprofessional Certification Test.
  2. Possess basic technical expertise as it relates to computers and networks.
  3. Pass the GACE Computer Skills Competency Assessment.
  4. Willing to earn 10 PLU’s in technology-related professional learning opportunities as a condition to having their certification renewed.
  5. Be able to work well with adults and students, and possess good communication skills.
  6. Be well organized and have good time management skills.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  1. Assist teachers with planning and implementing technology enhanced lessons.
  2. Provide initial diagnosis and basic troubleshooting on their school’s technical components.
  3. If selected, be the assigned school’s email administrator.
  4. Provide for a basic level of maintenance and repair on their school’s technical components.
  5. Be responsible for the daily operation of their school’s Instructional Computer Lab(s).
  6. Provide technical assistance to the school administrators.
  7. Attend staff development programs related to their job.
  8. Be a technology resource to their school’s students, faculty, and staff.
  9. Be an active member of the school and system technology committees.
  10. Have basic networking responsibilities if required
  11. Maintain user accounts for network and in software applications if applicable
  12. Promote technology literacy in their assigned school
  13. Maintain their school’s computer inventory if applicable
  14. Provide technology orientation for new staff members.
  15. Administer or assist in the administration of computer-based tests and generate reports if requested.
  16. Act as a liaison between county technology department and schools.
  17. Other duties as assigned by principal.
Employment Type
Full time
Category
Education | Technology

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