Wildwood's Technology program aims to build technological proficiency in teachers and students. At the core of this process is to provide technological autonomy through the development of foundational skill sets in computing. Due to the rapid growth of technology, experimentation and discovery are the best ways for students to build confidence and the capacity to meet new standards of systems that are current and have yet to be developed. Learning tech literacy and efficiency is not seen as a separate subject area but rather as a tool that supports and enriches the curriculum. Students are encouraged to experiment, explore, create and collaborate in a supportive learning environment.
Train, support and develop faculty, students and staff in the use of computer hardware and software for educational purposes.
Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
Support & train users in the use of computers, databases, specialized applications and our learning management system
Conduct faculty observations for the purpose of designing technology based lessons, while collaborating with assigned teachers from inception through completion of projects.
Attend occasional professional development designed to build capacity among faculty and staff
Maintain laptop machines, desktop machines and account logins; ensure proper installation, functions and configuration of local machines, servers, software and printers
Build on shifts and trends in educational technology to inform goals and objectives for technology integration
Perform other related ed tech duties as assigned, and react to the needs of Wildwood as it relates to technology and learning
Interface with various systems to ensure user access and connectivity to associated web services, file servers and email servers
Maintain inventory and track warranties on department assets
Assist in maintaining and organizing department records and asset records
Bachelor’s degree in Education/ Ed Tech/ Computer Science
Minimum of 3 years work experience in an instructional setting
Mac OS and Windows operating systems
Creative application related to video, animation and digital design
Web applications and presentation software
Design Thinking and Innovation
End user diagnosis and trouble shooting
An ed tech enthusiast who stays current on both new technologies and improvements to existing ones
Have both met the requirements to become a teacher and have a background in technology
A strong collaborator and team player who will support projects initiated by other colleagues
Excellent knowledge of the Mac OSX client environment
Passion for developing innovative and cutting edge ways to engage and educate students K-12
Effective communicator, organizer, and documenter
Excellent attendance and punctuality
Must be able to travel between both upper and lower campuses when necessary
Must be able to comfortably lift 40-50 lbs
Must be able to operate a computer and related hardware 90% of the work day.
This full-time position is year-round. Salary depends on experience.
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Wildwood School is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About Wildwood School
Wildwood School is an urban, coed, college-preparatory, K-12 school in West Los Angeles recognized for its innovative practices, progressive pedagogy, and commitment to multicultural programming. Approaching its 50th anniversary, the school enrolls 750 students in three divisions on two campuses. Wildwood School’s deep commitment to ongoing professional development feeds a renowned Outreach Center that has provided programming for public and independent school teachers, administrators, and trustees in over 16 states and eight countries.