Head of Education Technology

Canberra Grammar School (see more jobs from this school)


IT / Tech Support

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 18 October 2023

The Head of Education Technology is responsible for leading technology innovation at Canberra Grammar School.

<ul><li>Develop and maintain a vision for education technology use in CGS </li><li>Lead a dynamic, innovative, and supportive team </li><li>Integral part of implementing strategic initiatives. </li></ul><p><b>About the Role </b></p><p>The Head of Education Technology is responsible for leading technology innovation at the School. This role will focus on collaboratively developing strategy and delivering solutions that improve student learning outcomes and ensure alignment with the School’s strategic plan. </p><p><b>About You </b></p><p>You are dedicated, passionate, and possess the following: </p><ul><li>Tertiary qualification(s) in a related field/discipline or extensive equivalent experience as the role relates to information technology and security, valuing a mix of strategic, tactical and operational dimensions </li><li>Experience in a Management role – leading and managing a team of IT professionals with various skillsets and experience </li><li>Excellent documentation skills with experience in project planning and management </li><li>Experience directing and managing security threats with internal and external stakeholders to ensure appropriate and on-going security controls are in place </li><li>Evidence of innovative practices and the integration of IT to support teaching and learning experiences </li><li>Demonstrated strategic capability in both IT and pedagogy </li><li>Ability to work well under pressure and a willingness to learn </li><li>Extensive knowledge and understanding of current Information Technology trends </li><li>Strong interpersonal skills to positively build effective working relationships, drive engagement, motivate people and a proven track record of positively collaborating and partnering with multiple stakeholders </li><li>Ability to translate the complexities of technologies into simple and elegant solutions that foster strong user adoption and reduce the cognitive load of Teachers and Operational Staff </li><li>Extensive experience with a variety of IT systems in an educational environment including LMS, SMS and administration </li><li>Ability to deliver a high and consistent standard of service </li><li>Leadership and negotiation skills to manage the IT team and to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders </li><li>Diplomacy and an ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality </li><li>Professional educational experience is desirable </li></ul><p><b>About The School </b></p><p>Canberra Grammar School is a leading co-educational independent Anglican School founded in 1929. The School’s main campus is set on 20 hectares at the foot of Red Hill, just south of Lake Burley Griffin, close to Parliament House and the lively social precincts of Manuka and Kingston. </p><p>CGS is committed to delivering the highest standard of education, inspiring students to achieve personal excellence within a warm and inclusive community environment. The School is a vibrant and rewarding workplace with a strong commitment to professional learning and to nurturing excellent conditions in a superb campus environment. The School employs staff who are passionate and energetic in their profession and place student learning and wellbeing at the forefront of all they do. </p><p><b>Benefits of Working at CGS </b></p><p>CGS is an employer that promotes staff excellence and offers a range of additional benefits, including: </p><ul><li>A highly competitive salary and superannuation of 12.5% (for permanent staff) </li><li>Attractive salary packaging arrangements </li><li>Free barista-made coffee daily </li><li>Delicious daily morning tea and discounted lunches </li><li>Access to our Employee assistance programmes </li><li>School fee concessions for permanent ongoing staff </li><li>Staff awards programme and generous professional development funding. </li></ul><p><b>How to Apply </b></p><p>Please click ‘Apply’ button and submit the following documents: </p><ul><li>Cover letter (addressing the selection criteria in the <a href="https://cgs.bigredsky.com/files/vacancies/551337/41248233.pdf" rel="nofollow">Information Pack</a>) </li><li>Resume/CV </li></ul><p>CGS is proud to be a School that takes child protection very seriously. All candidates for roles at Canberra Grammar School are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p>
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