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Technology Integration Specialist

Forward Edge

Voted as one of Cincinnati Fastest 55 growing companies four times, Cincinnati’s Best Places to Work in 2017, and INC 500 Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Private Companies three times, Forward Edge is continuously seeking the finest candidates in Cincinnati. Building on over 50 years of technology experience, Forward Edge partners with K-12/Higher Education and SMB Customers to increase productivity and enhance overall performance by providing innovative state-of-the-art customized solutions.

We are looking for awesome! We are looking for highly-motivated people with good attitudes and immense potential. Although, the job description details out the expectations, we are in search of someone special that matches our culture of focused, driven professionals, wanting to have fun at work while always having the customer’s best interest in mind. If you just want a job, need not apply, but if you’re awesome and looking for the same in a company, join our team!

The Forward Edge Curriculum Integration Team is seeking a passionate educator with a background in instructional/educational technology to join our team of Integration Specialists. This integration specialist would work with schools in southwest Ohio to plan, develop and implement instructional technology professional development.

The role would include, but not limited to:

  • Collaborate with the Forward Edge Curriculum Integration Team in developing and providing professional development for districts and schools around southwest Ohio
  • Design and deliver professional development for K-12 teachers as needed on the use of instructional software and hardware
  • Mentor/coach teachers in integrating current, relevant, and supportable technologies into their classroom
  • Collaborate with curriculum departments and school-level instructional staff for instructional planning, observation and feedback as needed, co-teaching, and modeling strategies for effectively integrating technology into teaching and learning
  • Plan and deliver webinars
  • Evaluate, research, and communicate relevant technology integration techniques to staff
  • Maintain a current knowledge of effective instructional and coaching pedagogies
  • Assist districts/schools with the investigation of instructional technology solutions
  • Possible driving/travel depending on location; mileage and travel expenses reimbursed

 

Job Requirements:

  • Must hold a degree in education or instructional technology
  • Current teaching license preferred
  • Minimum 1 year classroom teaching experience
  • Proven understanding of effective use of technology (digital curriculum, web tools, hardware, etc.) in classroom environments
  • Experience planning and leading professional development or working with adult learners
  • Experience with Google Apps for Education, including Google Educator Levels 1 and 2 Certifications
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems as an instructor or admin
  • Flexible schedule and hours to accommodate schools/districts PD schedules

 

Application Requirements:

Please send all application requirements to the Director of Curriculum and Technology Integration Katie Siemer at ksiemer@forward-edge.net.

  1. Resume
  2. Recording of a professional development session or webinar candidate has designed and delivered.
    • If the candidate does not have a recording of a professional development session or webinar he/she has designed and delivered, candidate should submit the following from a professional development session he/she has designed and delivered:
      • a copy of the presentation/any digital materials used
      • at least one recommendation letter from someone who has been in a professional development session delivered by the candidate (can be a direct report or someone who received the PD).

About Forward Edge

Forward Edge is a young company formed with the top leaders in the industry that is focused on providing hardware, software and service solutions, as well as demand-generation programs tailored to fit the educational and small and medium-sized businesses marketplace. Forward Edge is committed to delivering the technologies, products and services that our partners can build on and grow with today’s environment.  Through extensive training, market analysis, and by continually searching for talented and skilled individuals, Forward Edge has established itself on the forefront of technology.  This position allows us to stay ahead of the curve and provide our customers with both the industry expertise and the latest innovations.