Secondary Director of IT System

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
  • Network / Systems

About HTS

Founded in 1981, Holy Trinity School (HTS) is a co-educational, JK–Grade 12 independent day school that provides a safe, rigorous and supportive environment for students to pursue their academic goals and develop character traits such as respect, integrity, empathy and courage.

Our vision for learning engages all stakeholders in a learning relationship that is driven by knowing one’s strengths, interests and areas for growth. We recognize and honour the uniqueness and dignity of all learners, foster their agency and choice while inviting our learners’ curiosity and courage to try new things and explore new opportunities. We believe that the purpose of education is to prepare students for life. A rapidly evolving world needs confident, driven, intellectually agile, empathetic citizens.

HTS, where every learner is seen, heard and empowered to

make an impact in their communities and the world.

About this Role

Consider joining us at our beautiful 37 acre campus nestled in the Oak Ridges Moraine, Richmond Hill. We offer an inspirational working environment with impressive facilities and resources, a commitment to professional development, a supportive and collaborative staff. Additionally, HTS provides its staff with a competitive and comprehensive compensation package, including participation in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

HTS has an exciting full-time opportunity to join our team as our new Secondary Director of IT Systems. The successful candidate will join our community on August 27, 2020.

The Secondary Director of IT Systems is a creative and organized manager with a wide variety of experience in all fields of technology. A high level and highly collaborative role, he/she oversees the management of our network systems and internet access for HTS, oversees the needs of our front office and administrative teams, manages technical operations and support and ensures that help desk and other student, staff and parent support mechanisms related to information technology are addressed appropriately. The Director Of IT Systems, manages the goals and objectives and delegates to various supporting staff, including the IT Analyst and various contract roles.

Strong collaboration and support of the administrative team, in particular the ED of Learning Innovation and Technology is a major component of this role.

Experience, Education, and Qualifications

Coordinate with the Director of IT Systems and Senior Database Manager to:

  • Oversee the school network and related infrastructure. This includes internet infrastructure and the management and organization of our firewall and back-up systems.

  • Secure our technology and resources. Oversee inventory management.

  • Research and recommend hardware and complimentary software, particularly as it relates to the business functions of the school.

  • Review purchasing and assess budgets.

  • Purchase and secure delivery and management of technology resources for the school.

  • Review and make recommendations regarding risk management including, cybersecurity, physical and virtual asset management, and disaster planning.

  • Manage the IT Analyst. Lead and direct their accomplishments and goals. Delegate and train with a goal of building expertise and leadership capacity in managing our systems as well as contributing to the sustainability of our infrastructure.

  • Inform and train the IT team regarding changes to system design.

  • Oversee and delegate to team members to accomplish the following needs.

  • Plan and maintain the IT infrastructure, including server maintenance.

  • Support and maintain hardware throughout the school, including the innovation labs.

  • Document systems, passwords and disaster plans.

  • Perform system backups and recovery.

  • Monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity.

  • Work with third parties to install and manage items not covered internally.

  • Respond to technical needs for special events.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.

  • Mirror the responsibilities of our Director of IT Systems and Senior Database Manager. Be able to step into this role fully as needed with a comprehensive understanding of our school technology infrastructure.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Learning Innovation and Technology.

The deadline to apply is July 31, 2020. We thank all applicants for their interest however we will only contact those selected for an interview.

HTS is an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable accommodations upon request to enable applicants with disabilities to participate in the interview process. Please contact us at for more information.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining us at our attractive campus we encourage you to apply here.