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Thank you for your interest in The Girls’ School of Austin.

Current Openings:

Part-Time Technology Coordinator

The Girls’ School of Austin is a private K-8 school located in the historic Tarrytown district of Austin. Founded in 2002, the school brings together a diverse student body with a strong emphasis on creativity, community building, collaboration, and problem solving. Programs in Spanish, visual and performing arts and music are offered at all grade levels. Significant use is made of the artistic and natural resources in Austin and the surrounding area. Our mission is to develop confident young women who lead intellectually vibrant and fulfilling lives.

Position:

The Technology Coordinator will identify, design, and effectively incorporate technology plans, tools, and programs into the school’s learning environment. Candidate should be able to instruct both teachers and students in the use of technology-based systems and learning tools. They will also work with the Head of School and teachers to enhance and update class curricula as it relates to technology. The Technology Coordinator position will include technical/desktop support, and inventorying and maintaining computer hardware and software. The ideal candidate must have excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Purchase, maintain, and update technology systems and software for 150 students/30 staff.
  • Stay apprised of trends in hardware, software, and technology for education.
  • Oversee installation and repair of hardware and software by outside sources.
  • Recommend specs on equipment purchases, setup devices, minor repairs, and develop a staff technology replacement rotation plan. This may include staff and student technology devices using PC or Macintosh, printer solutions, and selecting/installing software.
  • Help foster both appreciation for and understanding of how technology can impact learning and in turn, each student’s future.
  • Provide technology training and support to students/parents via instructional documents or videos.
  • Coordinate and administer school math placement assessments. (Seasonal responsibility)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS/Technology or related field is required; master’s degree is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills required (verbal, written).
  • Experience in private school setting preferred.
  • Experience in working in a school setting is essential.
  • Ability to work as a member of a highly collaborative faculty.
  • Must be flexible.

Compensation:

The Girls’ School offers a competitive benefits package. Compensation is based upon experience.

Reports to the Head of School. Interested parties should send resume, application, and cover letter to:

Rosa M. Peña, Ph.D.

Head of School

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $25.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Everyone entering the campus is required to wear a mask.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Austin, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

The Girls’ School of Austin, an equal opportunities employer, follows a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to employees and job applicants. Employee policies/procedures and the recruitment and hiring of prospective employees are made without regard to race, color, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, or other status protected by applicable law.

About our School
The Girls’ School of Austin is a private, independent K-8 school (150 girls) in Central Austin. The School brings together a diverse student body with a strong emphasis on creativity, community building, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our strong academic program includes Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Spanish, and is supported and enhanced by SEL, Diversity, Service Learning, and Visual and Performing Arts programming. Significant use is made of the artistic and natural resources in Austin and the surrounding area.

Mission
The Girls’ School of Austin provides an academically challenging education for girls in a community that fosters creative learning and personal excellence. Our mission is to develop confident young women who lead intellectually vibrant and fulfilling lives.

Our Community…
…is respectful, inclusive, and supportive.
…celebrates the efforts and achievements of hardworking students.
…thrives under the guidance of dedicated, inspiring teachers.

We Believe…
…curiosity, creativity, diversity, and a willingness to take risks advance intellectual growth
…a well-rounded education provides the foundation for scholarly and personal pursuits.
…service to others and self-awareness are essential to the learning experience.