Director of Technology

The Hudson School

About the organization

Mission: The Hudson School provides intellectually inquisitive students in grades 5-12 with a rigorous and relevant college-preparatory education that inspires independent thinking and intellectual risk-taking. Our goal is to develop compassionate, responsible, principled citizens who are socially conscious and committed to lifelong learning, academic scholarship and service. The school fosters an eclectic and supportive environment that challenges students and faculty to develop their passions and talents through a stimulating, balanced, and creative interdisciplinary curriculum.

Duties

General Overview: The Hudson School seeks a talented, committed educator to serve as Director of Technology. This is a full-time, in-person position beginning in May 2022.
The Hudson School has 190 students and 35 full-time faculty. We have a 1:1 Chromebook program for students. Each classroom is equipped with a SMARTboard, TV, and desktop PC.
Classes: Upper School Computer Science electives

Responsibilities:
Maintain all School hardware and software
Create the annual technology budget and manage related vendors
Work with students and faculty to troubleshoot any technical issues
Train faculty on any new technologies
Teach 2-4 computer science classes to upper school students
Issue, maintain, and collect devices issued to students and staff
Maintain network and device security

A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics and experiences:
Strong diagnostic skills
Understand and be willing to enforce the use of a helpdesk ticketing system
Experience and patience working with technology novices
Vigilance of current scams
1-2 years experience teaching or tutoring
Belief that all students can achieve at the highest academic level
Flexibility and ability to work in an active school environment

Qualifications

Skills Required:
ADDS Administration
VMWare, ESIx Administration
General networking and VLANS
Windows, Chrome OS and Linux operating systems
VOIP
Google Workspace/GSuite
WiFi (ubiquiti unifi)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

The Hudson School promotes equal opportunities for employees and students and prohibits discriminatory practices on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, and socioeconomic status or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. Teachers with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Holly Walker, Assistant Head of School for Administration by email at [email protected] Please do not apply if you cannot commute to Hoboken.

If asked to interview, you will need to supply three professional references. You may be asked to hold a virtual demo lesson.

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