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26 Feb 2021

Technology Technology Manager & Innovation Coach

Aspen Academy
 Greenwood Village, Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

We live and model the community’s values in thought, word and deed to students, colleagues and parents and the larger community. We are palpably committed to, supportive and co-leaders in the achievement of Aspen Academy’s vision and mission.

  • Our values: Be Kind. Do Good. Work Hard. Make the World Better.
  • Our mission: We edify and inspire students and educators to grow, learn and lead.
  • Our vision: We are a national leader in innovative and transformative education.

Does the following describe you?

  • You are a competent, compassionate, creative, dedicated and enthusiastic professional. You are committed to growth and improvement.
  • You possess a habit and practice of continual personal and professional growth, and both curiosity and expertise in technology and education.
  • You think strategically, anticipate future needs and trends surrounding technology usage in the classroom and incorporate them into a plan for the future.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • You possess considerable knowledge about budget development and management.
  • Your strengths include strong time, organization and project management skills; and you demonstrate of strong social and emotional intelligence, and cultural competency.

If this describes you, we can’t wait to meet you!

At Aspen Academy, we prepare students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools.  We are committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body with an outstanding liberal arts education within the framework of an individualized education; character, leadership and entrepreneurial development; and service learning.

Justice, equity, diversity and inclusion are core to Aspen Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. At Aspen Academy, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our students, and our community. Aspen Academy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and promotes affirmative action. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and military and veteran status. We are committed to the belief and practice that thriving communities are built around dedicated policies that intentionally reflect inclusion and representation.

If this inspires you, please apply to join our team.

Our Technology Manager & Innovation Coach Responsibilities:

Information Technology Management

  • Takes a leadership role in developing and implementing the School’s technology plan, including oversight and management of all school activities surrounding IT to include (but not limited to): Network administration inventory; maintain accurate inventories and establish guidelines for sharing equipment campus-wide; budget and forecast; evaluate and purchase hardware, software, courseware for potential use in instructional or administrative areas; policies and procedures –school IT security, and coordinate on-going evaluation and recommends procedures to encourage response to instructional and administrative needs; and manage and supervise IT vendors and service providers.
  • “Owner” of our Student Information System and Academic Databases including yearly rollovers and integration into other systems.
  • Lead and coordinate all online assessments and data collection including but not limited to ACT, Illuminate, etc.
  • Lead and coordinate all online learning platforms (Scootpad, See-saw, Membean, Discovery, Google, etc).
  • Meet and consult with the leadership team on the development, maintenance, and effectiveness of data applications; and develop and maintain effective communication and working relationships with administrative and teaching staff.

Technology and Innovation Coaching

  • Develop and implement the School’s educational technology plan and policies.
  • Lead and progress student coding language performance to align with strategic goals.
  • Provide technical curriculum assistance across the PreK-8th grade levels regarding hardware usage, software applications, computer technology, and the general instructional use of technology in the classroom.
  • Develops integrated activities that contribute to achieve annual STEAM integration goals.
  • Establish and maintain systems for educators to access, preview, receive training and use hardware and software applications. Train and on-board new staff on technology and programs.
  • Develop a technology resource approach that can be easily accessed by teachers, students and staff. Develops and implements a School-wide technology in-service program to provide ongoing education and develop campus leaders in the technology field.
  • Coordinate, train, and establish standards for remote teaching as needed.
  • Serve as a point of contact for students that are experiencing trouble with their devices. Also provides proactive training to students to help them self-advocate and properly use the devices they own.

Technology and Innovation Teaching

  • Teach technology and STEAM-related essentials classes as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in IT or Education or equivalent experience. Master’s preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in Education, preferably at Middle School or Elementary level.
  • 3-5 years experience in technology.
  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of a variety of educational technologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership traits and ability; proven ability to gain respect of peers.
  • Meet physical demands to perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to work full-time, including some evenings and weekends; work in person/in the school building.
  • Regularly required to stand; walk, use hands; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Compensation Package:

Aspen Academy offers an excellent compensation package including health care, 403(b) with matching, tuition remission, and more; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development; and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators.

Salary commensurate with education and experience, starting range: $50,000 – $65,000.

How to Apply

To apply to this position, go to Aspen Academy’s career page:  https://www.aspenacademy.org/about/careers or click here.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Technology. Job Tags: Innovation, IT, middle school, STEAM, stem, and technology. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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