Position Title: Educational Technology Coordinator
Position Start Date: August 2020
Westmark School is currently seeking an Educational Technology Coordinator. Our ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge base in the design and integration of effective, appropriate and innovative technologies to support and enhance the delivery of curriculum to students with learning differences. In collaboration with the Curriculum Team, this position will be responsible for developing and delivering cohesive Educational Technology initiatives that align with the mission of the school and the needs of Westmark students in grades 2-12.
In partnership with the Curriculum Team, design, recommend and continually evaluate a comprehensive technology plan that enhances teaching and learning for students with learning differences within distance learning and in-person instructional models.
Collaborate with the Curriculum Team, Division Directors, and faculty to deploy and integrate appropriate technology applications across the School.
Support Educational Technology use through daily advising, collaborating, and training of faculty in the use of emerging technology applications. Develop, coordinate, and facilitate workshops and classes to faculty on instructional applications.
Evaluate the effectiveness, innovation and sustainability of current and future uses of Educational Technology for students with learning differences across grades 2-12.
Function as a liaison with Division Directors, Curriculum Team and IT Department to ensure seamless coordination, and sustainability of technology tools that support the curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Monitor and help prevent infrastructure failures through data-driven processes.
Assist with device distribution, training, and year-end collections.
Provide support for educational technology devices, systems, and content.
Annually assess and update the Acceptable Use Policies. Promote continued development and use of the School’s AUP, digital citizenship program, and current technology standards.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in education, information technology, educational technology, or related field preferred. Master’s degree desirable.
Minimum of 5 years of related school technology experience required.
Strong interest and experience in pedagogy and innovation.
Current and in-depth knowledge of instructional technology hardware, software, and related tools.
Experience working with diverse learners.
Experience working with faculty in all disciplines to identify instructional needs to enhance student learning and outcomes.
Exceptional project management and execution skills.
Adherence to the highest level of professionalism by demonstrating honest, integrity and maturity.
Expertise in Apple hardware, macOS, PC, iPadOS software, G Suite for Education.
Experience with administrative and academic database systems. Experience with Blackbaud and PowerSchool preferred.
Ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, administrators, and parents/guardians.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit in on meetings and work on a computer for long periods of time; and is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Westmark School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and job performance. School policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions (including genetic characteristics or information), sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, and local laws.
About The Westmark School
Westmark School is a creative and supportive college preparatory school dedicated to educating, empowering and celebrating students with distinct learning styles, providing the tools necessary to achieve successful and fulfilling futures.