Technology Manager

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
  • Network / Systems

Technology Manager

The Little School seeks its next Technology Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who sees technology as an intersection of innovation, support, education and research. This job creates opportunities for over 200 children a year to learn in a tech friendly school, for educators to grow in their use of technology and for the ease and seamlessness of technology to create a community of care, respect and efficiency. This position is minimum 0.6 FTE and negotiable.

About TLS:

The Little School serves 208 children ages 3-11 on a 12.5-acre wooded campus in Bellevue, Washington filled with child-centered learning spaces inside and out. Students not only have daily time to play and learn outdoors, but they also engage environmental stewardship, actively caring for our campus and forest. We are seeking candidates who are driven by curiosity and inquiry, and that understand the power of thoughtful technology management. We hire employees committed to collaboration within a vibrant adult learning community.

TLS works to build a diverse staff that reflects the mix of local and international students and families in our school community. Candidates of color (BIPOC) and candidates with international experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Mission:

The Little School celebrates curiosity and community, cultivating inquiry and collaboration through stewardship, innovation, justice, and joy.


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) and 3 years of experience with technology management and maintenance.

  • Familiarity with educational technology or school settings preferred.

Job Description:

Technology Leader & Educator

  • Guide and respond to organizational technology needs.

  • Provides hardware and operating system expertise, consultation, leadership and training to faculty and staff.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with people of varied familiarity with technology.

  • An orientation toward troubleshooting/problem solving and the ability to toggle between independent learning and collaborative teamwork.

  • Support the culturally, ethnically, racially, linguistically, and economically diverse population we serve.

  • Show exceptional judgment and integrity, including maintaining confidentiality, as appropriate.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and participating in professional organizations.

  • Actively engages in team meetings and conversations, building a cohesive team environment.

  • Empower staff to solve their own problems by creating tutorials and documenting processes.

Systems Administrator

  • Support student access to educational resources by managing student and staff access to shared resources, including Google Workspace for Education and Microsoft 365.

  • Guide TLS IT decisions and purchases based on best practices and thoughtful options.

  • Serve as organizational point of contact for software licensing with database, computer, and other vendors.

  • Design, install, configure, and provide maintenance of systems & networking hardware, software and components.

  • Implement a wide range of cloud solutions including Microsoft 365, Google Workspace for Education, and mobile device management (MDM).

  • Maintain hardware, operating system and software application subscription updates and renewals.

  • Protects organization’s servers and data compliant with HIPAA and CJIS standard policies.

Technology Research

  • Strives to learn new products, trends, and technologies; pursues independent learning opportunities; applies and shares learning gained from experiences and training; serve as a mentor to team members; and deepens understanding of the nonprofit sector’s special needs.

  • Evaluate and test new hardware, operating systems and software applications.

  • Independently administers, organizes, coordinates, audits, monitors and evaluates operations of one or more senior level assigned hardware or virtualized environments and operating system upgrade projects such as: Virus detection upgrades, Microsoft 365, Microsoft software updates and patches, server upgrades and replacement, data backup systems.

  • Identifies the life cycle of current hardware and software and develops a strategic plan for replacement or upgrade of hardware or software.

Compensation includes competitive faculty salary, health, vision, dental and retirement benefits.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Submit the following to as soon as possible:

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest
  • Three references