St. Johns Country Day School seeks a full-time Academic Technology Specialist.
This position reports to the Director of Technology. The Academic Technology Specialist will promote the integration of technology in the academic program and serve as a resource that will help facilitate meaningful technology use in our school. This position will collaborate, meet, plan, and co-teach with classroom teachers using a variety of educational technology tools. This position will assist in the management, maintenance and troubleshooting academic technology. A strong background in educational technology and user training & support is preferred. The candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal skills and a background in education.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provide daily technical support for faculty, staff, and students
Create and deliver training materials to effectively assist students and faculty
Research new techniques and practices that enable students to most effectively use technology as a learning tool.
Collaborate, meet, plan, and co-teach with classroom teachers using a variety of educational technology tools.
Direct instruction across all divisions of the school
Assist with and troubleshoot the use of technologies used for teaching and learning.
Provide technical support for software and hardware.
Other related duties as assigned.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Educational Technology or other related fields
Experience in Pre-K3–12 educational settings is preferred
3+ years in helpdesk support
3+ years experience in educational technology
3+ years creating and delivering technology training
Proficient in JAVA and Python preferred
Proficient in Google Apps for Education
Familiarity with Blackbaud K-12
Strong communication skills
Additional Salary Information: The position is for the current academic year. A salary commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and qualifications is paid to employees annually. Full time employees are eligible for our benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, tuition remission, professional development/education funds and the ability to participate in the school’s 403(b) retirement program.
About St. Johns Country Day School
What sets St. Johns apart? Many things, certainly, but above all, it's our family atmosphere and future-facing curriculum that prepares students not just for college, but for life. We hear it again and again from our graduates-- when they got to college they not only "survived," they thrived. They had the skills they needed to excel in their coursework, understood self-leadership and motivation, and managed campus life with aplomb.