In District One91, we are committed to removing barriers and
forging unique pathways to create a future ready community. We
believe that when each individual contributor is free to be their
whole self and bring their whole self, we are collectively more
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 is a dynamic and
innovative suburban public school district serving approximately
8,000 students. The District includes 8 elementary schools with
kindergarten through grade 5 (some with voluntary pre-kindergarten
programs), two middle schools with grades 6-8, one high school with
grades 9-12 and one alternative high school. The District also
includes one of the most extensive Community Education programs in
the state, serving newborns up through senior citizens.
Digital Learning Specialist
Days: 92 days
Hours: .50 FTE
Compensation/benefits: Per Unit Agreement
Under the direction of the Director of Technology, the Digital
Learning Specialist will support, promote and advance the
integration of technology into instructional delivery, leading to
enhanced student utilization and improved student achievement. The
Digital Learning Specialist supports research-based best practices
regarding classroom instructional technology. The DLS must model
good instructional practice and work well with other individuals to
be effective in facilitating change. They must also assume a
leadership role as coach/mentor for all staff. They will actively
support, champion, advocate, and participate in digital learning at
the district, school, and team levels.
License / Education Requirements: Experience in Instructional
Design, Instructional Technology, or a closely related field. K-6
MN Teaching License in good standing. Librarian, Library Media
Specialist, or Computer Tech. Preferred. Two (2) years of
experience to include designing, developing, and implementing
educational technology in the classroom. Demonstrated ability to
specify learning objectives and develop and deliver training
materials and assessments that are aligned to those objectives.
Demonstrated experience of current effective pedagogies for
learner-centered teaching. Experience facilitating formal and
informal professional development.
Student Instruction. Primary instructor of technology skills
grade K-5 through face-to-face and hybrid instruction of elementary
classes. Teach, assess and report articulated ISD 191 K-5 Digital
Literacy curriculum that includes technology skills and ELA media
literacy standards. Promote voluntary free reading and independent
research. Promote digital citizenship, ethical use, and on-line
Performs other related tasks as assigned.
FLSA Status: Exempt
The successful Digital Learning Specialist will be an individual
- All students can learn and that their learning can be directly
influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control.
- That student learning guides practice and decision-making
throughout the school and system.
- In shared accountability and responsibility through working
- In fostering a commitment among staff and parent communities to
create the conditions for equity and excellence resulting in
elimination of the achievement gap.
- In a model that promotes professional reflection and continuous
- Ability to provide timely, collaborative learning experiences
that build instructional capacity and efficacy resulting in
sustained change in practice.
- Ability to provide foundational professional learning for
instructional technology priorities and provide differentiated
support based on each school's context.
- Successful experience in facilitating high-quality professional
learning and remarkable outcomes through application.
- The ability to effectively manage and lead change, including
changing practices and structures in our school system that may
perpetuate inequities based on race and class.
- Outstanding skills in written and oral communication.
- Effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a
communication tool to improve student achievement and manage
- Personal professional learning and development through a strong
understanding of literature related to education, student learning,
- The ability to manage dialog effectively, valuing alternative
points of view in planning and decision-making.
- That he or she is a visible instructional leader.
- Passion for digital learning
- Courage to do what is best for students.
- Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload
additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references
and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not
- Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the
current needs of the District.
- Review of materials will start immediately.
- The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when,
and not until, the right candidate emerges.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less
likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of
the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most
interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that
candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background.
We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet
every one of our qualifications described.
Equity is one of District One91's core values and is essential
to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career
readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to
better understand, communicate with, and educate our students.
District One91 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or
employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national
origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or
status with regard to public assistance.