Regional Instructional Developer (20 Hours/Month)
About the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center (OPSRC)
The OPSRC is a non-profit dedicated to improving all public schools throughout Oklahoma. In
an effort to relieve the administrative burden on public schools, the Center provides technical
services in the following areas: Finance, Technology, Legal, Teaching and Learning, and
Communications. Additionally, the Center works to foster collaboration in the public education
community by articulating collaborative reform strategies and advocating for policies that help
strengthen public schools in Oklahoma. Membership in OPSRC is open to all Oklahoma public
charter schools, rural school districts, educational cooperatives and educationally-related
entities and businesses.
The Regional Instructional Developer is responsible for assisting with providing technical
services to OPSRC member schools within their geographic region at the direction of the
Teaching & Learning staff. The Developer will work with the T & L staff to assist schools to
identify their most pressing academic needs and to provide assistance in effectively addressing
these needs. The Developer will present trainings for OPSRC member schools within their
geographic area four times a year after receiving a day-long training from the T & L staff on the
message for each training. Additionally, the Developer will assist OPSRC member schools with
researched strategies and tools to assist them in targeting their needs in the areas of data,
building teacher capacity in both classroom management and curricular content and efforts to
build an Administrative pipeline. This position reports directly to the Director of Teaching &
Primary Job Responsibilities
Duties for the Teaching and Learning Regional Instructional Developer can be divided into the
Present the content focus for at least four Regional Professional Development sessions a
Assist in conducting analysis of instructional programs of OPSRC member schools within
their geographic region to identify strengths and weaknesses of instructional programs.
Assist OPSRC members in implementing research-based content resources into their
curriculum to address identified academic needs.
Assist in providing general technical assistance in teaching and learning services for
OPSRC. members to enable them to meet state proficiency goals
Collaborate with T & L staff with regards to high quality distance learning curriculums in
order to make appropriate recommendations to OPSRC members regarding
Collaborate with T & L staff to identify effective vendors to assist OPSRC members in
meeting identified academic needs-- to be posted in the Oklahoma Public School
Collaborate with Director of T & L in developing and conducting training seminars.
Key Abilities and Attributes
Ambitious leader and self-starter: The OPSRC Teaching & Learning is a new service and
the Regional Instructional Developer is a critical role as they are the “face of OPSRC”
with member schools. As such the Developer will be continually building the capacity of
this service offering. The Developer must be prepared to present to both small groups
and large audiences.
Must have good “people skills” as they are building the relationships with local school
administrators and staff.
Must be detail oriented, extremely organized, and have exceptional written and oral
Passionate about public education reform: The OPSRC is dedicated to identifying
solutions to improve public school options for ALL children in Oklahoma. All employees
will operate with a sense of urgency and possibility. Must be able to work
collaboratively in a culturally and politically diverse community.
Bachelor’s Degree in education curriculum or related field.
Five(5) years experience: curriculum and instruction; distance learning and current
technology applications; ability to conduct valid educational research and produce
reports of findings; understanding of distance learning systems and their
implementation; ability to present complex content to varying and diverse groups;
knowledge of current content vendors and their products; ability to produce system
reports as required; ability to develop and deliver effective technology-based training;
and ability to develop and present presentations on teaching and learning issues and
Ability to use current versions of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and
publishing software applications.
Light travel may occasionally be required-- across Oklahoma for meetings or nationally
for conferences. Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
Salary and Benefits
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.
Regional Instructional Developers will work remotely from their home, visit schools within their
region and present professional development at area Career Technology Centers. Occasionally,
meetings will be held at the OPSRC headquarters is located in Oklahoma City at 309 NW 13th
Street in a two-story structure and has no elevator. Accommodations will be made for all in
attendance at meetings within the OPSRC offices.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands
to finger, handle, or feel, such as keyboarding and writing. The employee frequently is required
to reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Must have visual acuity to read and draft
reports, memos, letters, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision adequate
for the incumbent perform the responsibilities and functions of the job efficiently. Must be
able to walk, climb stairs, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift arms and hands above shoulder level.
Must be able to lift and carry items up to 25 pounds occasionally. Must be able to manually
operate and use a computer. Must be able to clearly hear and understand telephone
conversations. Must be able to speak and communicate clearly.
The qualifications, physical demands, and work environment described herein are
representative of those an employee will encounter and must meet to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed in this document
are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer
To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment
decisions at OPSRC will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. OPSRC does not
discriminate in hiring, promotion, or any other aspect of your employment on the basis of race,
color, religion, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual
orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.