Manager of Education Technology

Democracy Prep Public Schools - New York, NY2.8

30+ days agoFull-time
Who You Are

  • A champion for technology's potential to improve educational outcomes and to elevate the teaching profession
  • An organized systems thinker with the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • A cooperative team player who is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • An educator with at least 2 years of experience using technology in the classroom (strongly preferred) as a teacher or administrator
  • A leader on teams with experience delivering professional development
  • A data-driven thinker who uses data analysis to inform process improvement
  • An individual who demonstrates commitment to educating responsible citizen-scholars
What You'll Do

  • Work with the Director of Data Management to implement Democracy Prep's vision for incorporating technology across its schools
  • Collaborate with Curriculum team to integrate technology into academic vision, especially as it pertains to computer-based assessments
  • Oversee implementation of Clever, a platform for account provisioning based on student information
  • Manage purchase orders and oversee contract renewal with vendors
  • Deliver professional development (online and in-person) to teachers and operations staff on instructional technologies
  • Provide ongoing support to teachers, school-based technology associates, and school leaders, responding in a timely and professional manner
  • Maintain and improve systems that enable seamless use of technology by students, teachers, and leaders
  • Keep a pulse on the ed tech market for new tools that fit into DP's model, coordinating and negotiating with ed tech vendors
  • Implement and evaluate small pilots at individual school sites to innovate new solutions
  • Support an Innovative Teacher Professional Learning Community made up of tech-forward teachers at DP schools in pushing boundaries and providing professional development
  • Occasional travel to our regions in Louisiana, Washington DC, Nevada, New Jersey, and Texas (< 10%)
Compensation

Salary range is $60,000 - $65,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.

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Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.