Cambridge Montessori School seeks a dynamic, innovative Director of Technology. The Director of Technology’s essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Work with Program Directors to define and implement the role of technology at CMS.
Develop and implement the school’s Approriate Use Policy.
Serve as member of the Administrative Team and appropriate committees.
Direct the formulation of long-range technology plans for CMS.
Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for technology.
Provide “desktop” support to all users within the CMS community.
Coordinate both in-house and outside training opportunities in technology-related applications.
Administer/oversee school-wide electronic mail, Internet, and network access systems in all three separate buildings on campus.
Work directly with 3rd party support (e.g. OnIT) to identify and coordinate advanced networking issues and solutions.
Maintain an inventory of all hardware, software and electronic media.
Perform major software implementations and minor hardware repairs.
Work with vendors to effect major hardware repairs
Position CMS for appropriate future upgrades in both hardware and software.
Administer/oversee current school-wide phone system.
Regarding the Academic Program
Work with the Librarian, and with the Academic Program Directors and Teachers, to support the integration of educational technology at all curriculum Levels.
Regarding Administrative Support
Analyze administrative needs. Research and recommend information and communication systems to the business manager and administrative department and division heads.
Regarding 3rd Party Support Services
Coordinate all technology vendors and service providers.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform these essential duties. This list is intended to be illustrative, but not exhaustive. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, unless these accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the school.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Minimum bachelors degree with specific training in computer science and its use in the educational setting. Familiarity with independent schools and some teaching experience are helpful but not required
About Cambridge Montessori School
Cambridge Montessori School (CMS) is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 225 students from toddlers through grade eight. Founded in 1964, we have served Cambridge and surrounding towns for over 50 years. CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. CMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.