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The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.

Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:

Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840

Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.

Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at
Announcement - 14-18 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Technology Specialist
Post Date:March 12, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:Four (4) new state-funded positions
Location:1952 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Instructional Technology/Office of Technology Services
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides technical assistance and consultative services to local school systems and educators on the planning and usage of instructional technology.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing leadership and coordination in the development, administration, and dissemination of the technological resources available to support k-12 education; assisting with the design of instructional technology grant application processes; developing and delivering of professional development face-to-face and online for K-12 teachers and administrators in the use of Longitudinal Data System (LDS); and collaborating with other Georgia Department of Education divisions to meet agency goals in improving student achievement.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in education or a related field and six years of related experience OR Master's degree in education or a related field and three years of related experience.  Must hold or be eligible for a Georgia Professional Standards Commission educator certification.  Note:  Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application. Applicants who fail to submit the required documentation will not be considered. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Master’s degree in education, instructional technology, or educational leadership.
• Experience in developing and conducting training and professional learning activities; presenting at local, state, or National level.
• Three or more years of teaching experience that successfully integrated technology within teaching and learning.
• Experience developing professional learning materials for online instruction.  Note To receive credit for this preferred qualification, application/resume must include personal portfolio of original instructional materials.
• Experience using Microsoft SharePoint services.
• Wide range of computer application skills including online learning management systems ( Desire to Learn, Moodle, Blackboard, etc.)
Pay grade 18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum).  Hiring range is between $47,280.21 and $70,000.00, commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.