North Broward Preparatory School, a member of the Nord Anglia family of schools, is an Apple Distinguished School with a vibrant STEAM program. We seek a strong, creative leader adept in technology as well as academic pedagogy. This is a dynamic campus with a talented faculty and supportive forward-thinking administrative team. North Broward Preparatory School is a leader in integrating technology in an innovative, meaningful and purposeful manner from PreK-12..
Purpose/Objective: The Director of Technology is responsible for the leadership and
management of the school’s Operational and Academic Technology programs and
services. The Director of Technology reports to the Head of School and works closely
with the school’s Senior Administration leaders.
The Director develops and implements a comprehensive vision for both academic and
operational technology to support the mission of the school; provides leadership for the technology faculty and staff; offers consulting advice for school initiatives acting as the primary technical resource; makes decisions related to information technology; assesses the technical requirements of departments/divisions in the school; recommends solutions for effective technology use; and evaluates existing information systems to ensure they meet current school needs.
Communicates the technology vision to senior leadership. Works as a consultant
for school projects to ensure the best outcomes based on North Broward Preparatory School’s
technology capabilities. Works to build a unified technology approach across
school departments and divisions.
Oversees the Director of Technology Operations who is responsible for a team of 3; one network administrator and two technology specialists. Acts as the bridge between Operational and Academic Technologies, ensuring proper coordination and understanding of the school’s
systems and best practices.
Supervises all within the Academic Technology departments and ensures they are empowered to exercise initiative, work creatively, and participate productively on interdepartmental and inter-divisional teams.
Stays current with trends in education and technology to make recommendations.
Maintains and manages the Academic and Operational Technology budgets,
including capital project, grants, building projects, and other funds. Is responsible
for directly purchasing all technology related items, or if delegated to staff,
overseeing the purchasing.
Oversees the data management needs of the school. Guides the standardization of
data for the student information system, data warehouse, and other school
databases. Ensures proper archive and backup of data.
Acts as liaison with external vendors and suppliers to purchase assets and
equipment. Evaluates software and hardware vendors and solutions.
Manages special projects and other duties as assigned. Responsibilities may
require evening and weekend work in response to needs of the technology
The Director of Educational and Information Technology’s responsibilities encompass the entire school including all academic divisions and administrative departments. The Director of Technology interacts with students, faculty, staff, parent volunteers, and outside vendors.
Education: Master’s degree in educational technology, computing or business preferred.
Experience: 5-7 years prior director-level technology management experience required at an educational institution.
Skills, Knowledge or Competencies:
Knowledge of educational technologies and trends.
Strong knowledge of the Apple ecosystem both hardware and software
Ability to envision and implement exemplary applications of information
technology to support teaching and learning.
Excellent communication, presentation, managerial, organizational, analytical, and problem
Ability to lead technology staff and faculty using a collaborative and cooperative
approach to leadership and management.
Knowledgeable of professional learning best practices.