Director of Technology

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Description

Our prestigious client school in Singapore is looking for an outstanding Director of Technology to start in August 2022 for a 2 year contract at their amazing campus!

School Overview

This is a family-orientated international school in Singapore for students aged 2 to 18, offering a rigorous and well-rounded education comprising all four International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes that stretches beyond traditional academic subjects to embrace the arts, music, drama, design, innovative technologies and sport. In addition to the MYP, middle school students can opt to sit IGCSE exams.

The school has the capacity for 1,600 students and is a truly international school with a cohort representing over 60 nationalities. The state-of-the-art campus has a 750 seat auditorium, visual art and music rooms, contemporary design centre, an innovations suite, Olympic-sized swimming pool, separate Early Years swimming pool, all-weather sports field, 2 basketball courts and 2 libraries containing over 27,000 books.

A career at this school offers all the opportunities associated with a dynamic, forward-thinking organisation, including international prospects, professional development, career progression and the chance to work with some of the foremost educational professionals from around the world.

Location Overview

The campus is located just 20 minutes away from downtown Singapore, in a residential neighbourhood surrounded by lush greenery and nature. Mixing together a mass of different cultures, cuisines and architectural styles, Singapore is studded with vast showpiece constructions to complement its colonial-era hotels and buildings. Cutting-edge tourist developments continue to spring up. Shopping avenues and underground malls throb with life, as do the food courts, the riverside bars and the temple-dotted outlying neighbourhoods. Singapore is a very safe, clean, friendly place and ideal for a first time expat and being so close to other countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia means it's cheap and easy to travel overseas.

The Role

The Director of Technology will be responsible for providing leadership across the organisation in the areas of technology and innovation. They will be manage and provide direction for technology staff, support, services, policy, and programs. As a member of the extended leadership team the Director of Technology will develop the strategic direction and vision to inform innovation and technology in collaboration with all key stakeholders. The core platforms at the school are GSuite (Google Suite for Education) and the Apple product line. In addition, other applications support various functions of operations including iSAMS, Managebac, and NetSuite. In August 2023 the school will open a new Secondary Building, incorporating an "Innovation Hub".

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School Requirements

Fully qualified with a minimum of 5 years leadership, management and technical experience
Strong working knowledge of current IT technologies and technical competence in databases, networking, project management.
Knowledge and experience in overseeing Apple Computer Corp. environments including MacOS and iOS deployment in a 1:1 environment.
Ability to build, manage, mentor, inspire, and provide direction to the IT team.
Resourceful and quick to learn IT environments and build relationships across organisations.
Highly developed communication skills.
Deep knowledge and broad expertise in educational and information technology.
Ability to use new technologies and understand how they enhance learning; skilled with the implementation and facilitation of educational system programs; an understanding of learning environments and their use of technology.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment to drive results.
Excellent Project Management, ITIL aligned frameworks/processes and negotiation skills.
High level of integrity, professionalism and demonstrated attention to detail.
Lateral thinker and an excellent problem solver, both technically and functional
The ability to use initiative and work proactively.
Benefits

Competitive Salary
Housing Allowance
Global Health Insurance
Flight Allowance
Shipping allowance
100% tuition fee discount for 1st child, 50% for 2nd child; 100% for 2 children for teaching couples.
2 year ContractAbout us

'Teach the world, live the dream' - Teachanywhere was launched in 2004 to assist teachers of all levels and backgrounds find their ideal role in their dream location. We were one of the first companies to search the world for teaching opportunities while acknowledging that it's not always easy to settle in a new country. Combining Teachanywhere's size, expertise, and local knowledge we are able to advise teachers where in the world they are most likely to thrive professionally and as a person.

What next

If you wish to be considered, please apply online. If successful, a teachanywhere consultant will be in touch and will be happy to furnish you with more information on the process of registration and interviewing, and discuss further opportunities to enhance your teaching career overseas. We look forward to hearing from you
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