Retained Search

Ed Tech Recruiting specializes in retained searches for senior technology positions in schools, associations, and companies.

We maintain a network of thousands of technology professionals across the globe.  Many of our searches are for newly created C-level and upper management positions. We take pride in the lasting recruitments we’ve made in our many years of technology recruiting. Here are a few of our success stories.

Chief Information Officer

Mary Institute and Country Day School
Search dates
Nov 2020 to Feb 2021
Start date
Jul 2021
Location
St. Louis, MO

Mary Institute and Country Day School is hiring for a chief information officer, reporting to the head of school, to start July 1, 2021.  After the merger of two elite schools, MICDS stands as one of the premier independent day schools in the country. The school boasts outstanding facilities, offers a multitude of programs, clubs, and sports teams, and just completed a $100M capital campaign.

MICDS seeks a visionary, talented, and collegial leader to run a twelve-person department that includes all areas of technology: infrastructure, data and web applications, support services, and instructional technology.  Ed Tech Recruiting is running the search on behalf of MICDS.

Applications are due on January 18.  For more information, please download the opportunity statement, which contains a job description and complete application instructions.

Instructional Strategy Consultant

Knowing Technologies
Search dates
Sep 2020 to Dec 2020
Start date
Jan 2021
Location
San Mateo, CA

Knowing Technologies, a California-based consulting firm supporting schools with their complex technology programs, announces the hiring of Michael Smith as its instructional strategy consultant.  Mr. Smith most recently served as strategy officer for Modern Teacher, where he built and mantained close multiyear relationships to schools and districts, as well as designed and managed the execution of multiyear strategic plans focused on scaling personalized learning solutions in classrooms.  Mr. Smith holds a B.A. in History with a minor in Secondary Education, as well as a Masters of Public Policy from UC Berkeley.

This position reports to the director of client strategy.

Chief Technology Officer

Ransom Everglades School
Search dates
Jan 2020 to Apr 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Miami, FL

Ransom Everglades School, a grades 5 - 12 independent school in Miami, FL, announces the hiring of Linda Lawrence as its next chief technology officer.  Ms. Lawrence most recently served as director of technology and chair of the applied technology department at Metairie Park Country Day School in Metairie, Louisiana.  Ms. Lawrence has an extensive background in enterprise system architecture and design, both in education and private industry.  Ms. Lawrence holds both a B.S. and an M.S. in Computer Science.

This position reports to the head of school.

Director of Technology Integration and Innovation

King School
Search dates
Nov 2019 to Mar 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Stamford, CT

King School, a preK - grade 12 independent school in Stamford, CT, announces the hiring of Craig Tunks as its next director of technology integration and innovation.  Dr. Tunks has served as a senior leader in technology at several school districts in Connecticut, most recently as the director of digital learning and technology at Weston Public Schools from 2015-2020.  Dr. Tunks has higher degrees in several applied technology areas, including a D.P.S. in Computer Science.

This position reports to the head of school.

Director of Instructional Innovation

Live Oak School
Search dates
Dec 2019 to Feb 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
San Francisco, CA

Live Oak School, a K-8 independent school in San Francisco, CA, announces the hiring of Lianna Kali as its inaugural director of instructional innovation.  For twelve years prior, Ms. Kali worked at The Exploratorium in several leadership roles, including project director of the Tinkering Studio, and content developer and educator for STEAM programs.

This position reports to the head of school.

Director of Educational Technology

The Seven Hills School
Search dates
Nov 2019 to Feb 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Walnut Creek, CA

The Seven Hills School, a preschool to grade 8 independent school in Walnut Creek, CA, announces the hiring of Muhammad Ramadan as its next director of educational technology.  Mr. Ramadan most recently served as assistant director of technology at Thaden School in Bentonville, AR, where he had worked since 2017.  He recently completed the Early Career and Aspiring Technology Directors program offered by ATLIS, the Association for Technology Leaders in Independent Schools.

This position reports to the head of school.