Technology and Innovation Coordinator

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
  • Innovation / Design

his is a new position for GDS, and one that is centered around activating growth and change in teaching and learning, all wrapped inside GDS’s mission & core philosophy which prioritizes equity and social justice. The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of progressive, innovative teaching experience, be facile with and an aggressive implementor of educational technologies, hold a passion for and expertise in the work of diversity and equity, appreciate and advocate the role of technology in student-centric pedagogy, and have a burning desire to rethink the content and practice of teaching to meet the needs of tomorrow, vs. meeting the status quo of today.

The ideal candidate with be a teaching pro, a geek, a poet, a bike mechanic, a Swiss watch repair-person, a songwriter, a plumber, an innovator in work and in life, a humanist, a developer of A.I. technology, and a kind soul who’s passionate about working with teachers so that they can best prepare their students for a changing, technology-rich world that needs both adept users of contemporary tools and also a sharp awareness of their innate responsibility to forward the cause of social justice in our society. Special consideration will be given to candidates with teaching experience in computer science, the Maker arts, or similar.

A full-time, 12-month position at GDS’s high school campus, the Technology & Innovation Coordinator will serve four core job functions:
1) produce and disseminate general “Ed Tech” insight, inspiration, best practices and training for high school faculty and staff to encourage 21st century teaching inputs and learning outcomes

2) work directly with faculty as “technology coach” to integrate technology into their existing curricula, and to drive the adoption of contemporary technology-rich methodology & cutting-edge tools

3) create, deliver and coordinate the programming housed in GDS’s Innovation lab, including scheduled clubs/events/activities for students involving electrical engineering, fabrication, robotics, circuitry, soldering, STEAM-centric content, “maker” projects, and anything else that could be considered an “any century skill”

4) with the Director Technology, refine and develop GDS’s Technology+Innovation+Equity Fellowship program for launch in the 2016-17 school year


Develop and lead faculty-wide as well as department-specific technology integration workshops and training sessions.
Develop and maintain an online repository of best practices, resources, tools, tips and tricks for teachers in terms of employing and integrating educational technologies into their teaching.
Coordinate and develop and/or lead regular programming in GDS’s Innovation Lab that is STEM and/or Maker-related.
Provide supplemental technology support for faculty, staff and students as needed.
Pending ability, interest and experience, develop and teach a class in computer science (coding/programming, hardware, networking, database development, etc.) and/or the Maker arts (fabrication, 3D printing, DIY/shop, etc.)
Co-author and further develop the T.I.E. Fellowship in partnership with the Director of Technology and 21st Century Learning.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and, a list of three references using our online application system. To apply and to find out more about the school, candidates should visit our website at

Georgetown Day School does not discriminate in its educational, admissions, and personnel programs and policies or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.