Director/Coordinator of Innovation and Instructional Technology

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
Director, Coordinator
  • Technology
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
  • Innovation / Design

Laurence School, a kindergarten through sixth grade co-ed independent school in Valley Glen, California is excited to announce a new full-time opportunity.

The Director/Coordinator of Innovation and Instructional Technology will support all faculty, staff, and administration in integrating technology into classroom instruction and school culture. This individual will provide general instructional leadership for classroom teachers, expertise in how to integrate technology into best practices of teaching, and will monitor execution of strategic plans for instructional technology and digital stewardship. This position will report directly to the Director of Grades 3-6 and STEAM Innovation (K-6).

Responsibilities and Duties:

•Develop and implement a strategic vision for innovation, academic technology, instructional design, and cross-curricular initiatives with the senior administrative team
•Design, deliver, and manage major professional development and growth experiences for faculty in areas of technology integration and instructional design
•Evaluate emerging technology and assessment tools, and guide senior academic leaders on strategic and operational decisions involving instructional technology hardware, software, and programs
•Establish strong partnerships with members of the faculty to develop and implement dynamic classroom projects involving technology integration to support the STEAM program
•Teach or co-teach lessons and classes as directed, including summer school
•Lead and develop digital citizenship curriculum for each grade level
•Assist IT with the management of the iPad program and Macbook 1:1 program
•Assist IT with faculty and office staff training
•Serve on and/or oversee technology-related committees
•Maintain an active presence in the local, regional, and national educational technology communities
•Establish partnerships with outside organizations to support the strategic goals of the educational technology program at Laurence School

Professional Qualifications and Personal Qualities

•A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is a minimum requirement, though a graduate degree in management, instructional technology, information systems, education, or related field is highly desirable
•Experience with both academic technology integration and IT services, and relevant professional training
•Successful classroom teaching experience (K-6) preferred
•Authentic interest and experience with areas such as design thinking, programming, and maker
•Leadership and facilitation skills including the ability to run effective meetings
•A desire to develop connections and partnerships with faculty and staff
•Ability to train staff on how to effectively use school defined instructional technologies including software and hardware.
•A reliable work ethic with strong attention to detail and a passion for delivering high quality work.
•Strong communication skills — written, verbal, presentation, and training — that support a community of diverse technology learners and adopters.
•Experience with managing Google Apps.

Availability and Compensation

We offer competitive compensation based on the candidate’s experience level. Additionally, for full-time employees, we offer health, dental, vision, and 401K benefits.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should email a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: Eric Hogenson, Director of Grades 3-6 and STEAM Innovation: