Director of Technology and Innovation - #667938

Jooble


Date: 5 days ago
City: Oakville, ON
Contract type: Full time
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Director of Technology & Innovation

Reports to : Head of School and Principal

Status : Full-Time Permanent

Position Summary: (This is a representative list of the general duties the Director of Technology and Innovation may be asked to perform and is not intended to be all-inclusive.)

  • Oversee the strategy and implementation of technology for the school
  • Implement, teach and facilitate Grades 1 - 8 STEAM-focused technology programs, including hands-on learning, laptop and iPad programs, robotics, coding, digital citizenship andproject-based learning
  • Keep up-to-date with industry best practices in technology and education; communicate and readily

share information with colleagues through professional development

  • Determine the software and hardware priorities as well as evaluate and recommend applications to be

used in the school on an ongoing basis

  • Maintain and purchase all hardware, including MacBooks, iMacs, iPads, SMART Boards etc. for all

faculty and students

  • Maintain all applications, software, digital resources and textbooks, licensing, and support

contacts while liaising and building relationships with a wide variety of

vendors and providers

  • Monitor digital safety and digital footprint for all students and staff on school devices through

device and content filters, password policies, and application use

  • Maintain the school network infrastructure and security, including WIFI and LAN devices, access points, and server
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting process, including multi-year financial requirements and

capital/operating budget oversight for IT program maintenance and development

across the school

  • Manage the school’s

online learning management system (Edsby), including all database updates, student and teacher use and report card system

  • Manage the school's Google Workspace for Education account for all users and groups
  • Oversee all technology-related policies, including Acceptable Use and Generative AI policy

for all users and all concerns related to privacy, cyber security and intrusion testing

  • Maintain and update the school website and work with the school’s web developers on Google Ad

campaigns and SEO optimization

  • Troubleshoot, investigate and solve user problems and errors for faculty, students and

parents; be available outside of school hours to address concerns promptly

  • Oversee school and building security systems, including camera systems, access control management

systems, fire alarm and intrusion monitoring systems; be a first point of contact to investigate and respond to issues outside of school hours

  • Provide tech support for school events and performances

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

  • 5+ years of related IT Experience, preferably in a school setting
  • OCT certification and experience teaching in an elementary school setting is preferred
  • Fluent in Google Workspace, Apple, Adobe & Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with administering a Windows-based enterprise network
  • Experience with Apple School Manager and Meraki Systems Manager in the deployment of devices
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems, specifically Edsby, and ways to engage and inspire

students, teachers and parents in a shared and collaborative online learning environment

  • Experience with SMART Boards, robotics, VR, AR, coding, design-thinking and video game design
  • Experience with information technology in the education sector, including network and software administration is an asset
  • Experience with database administration and system management, including servers, access

points, switches, p.a. systems, network and cybersecurity infrastructure

  • Experience with content device filters and cyber-security to protect the school, students, staff and clients
  • Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Meaningful work that contributes to the success and well-being of the school community

How To Apply

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in this position. Include any relevant experience working in an educational setting.

Applications can be sent to the following people: ([email protected])

We look forward to reviewing your application!
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