Academic Technology Coordinator

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

The Speyer Legacy School, a K-8 school for accelerated learners in Manhattan, seeks an Academic Technology Coordinator. This  position requires a dynamic and experienced teacher, technologist and tinkerer with a deep understanding of educational technology and a focus on computational thinking and creative problem solving. The role requires flexibility and collaboration to advance the use of technology to support excellent teaching and learning. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leverage technology to support best practices in pedagogy

  • Collaborate as a thought-partner for teachers leading project-based work

  • Encourage student agency, reflection, collaboration, and creative problem-solving

  • Support interdisciplinary projects focused on design thinking strategies 

  • Support technology integration as a resource for teachers 

  • Design curriculum to enhance the existing Computational Thinking scope and sequence

  • Support teachers, students, and administrators in their day-to-day technology needs

  • Troubleshoot and support the software, hardware, and systems, including classroom multimedia and student and teacher devices

Requirements, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred

  • Experience in educational environment, preferably in a comparable K-8 environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork and ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, students and parents

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Enthusiasm to help students and teachers use technology in meaningful ways

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational, and project management skills

  • Experience coding in multiple programming languages preferred

  • Experience with current technologies used in educational institutions

  • Understanding of Maker Movement

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

The Speyer Legacy School encourages applications from a pool of candidates who contribute to the diversity of our community.