EdTech leaders understand and successfully bridge technical knowledge with a solid understanding of the educational environment. Vartek must drive leadership and vision and provide the management of technology and support resources needed to integrate technology across the curriculum to advance student outcomes. EdTech leaders will provide leadership in identifying, assessing, and managing technology needs for the assigned school or district aligned with the vision of school leadership.
• Responsible for the performance and attainment of all goals identified for field members: ITSSs, advanced technical staff, and CTC’s assigned to the school.
• Deliver Weekly Status Reports to schools by the end of day on Friday’s.
• Average Principal Reports scores must exceed 3.3 for each building for the months in the quarter.
• Deliver Monthly Tech Updates (School Board Reports) to the school within five (5) business days after month-end.
• Deliver Quarterly Status Reports (QSRs) to the school before the end of the month following the end of the quarter (January, April, July, October).
• Maintain accurate and current inventory at all times.
• Deliver Asset Refresh Plans (ARP) to the school in January each year with Quarterly Status Report.
• Update the tables for the ARP to reflect additions and disposals (physical count of inventory is reflected in QSR presented in January annually.
• Timely start and completion of 100% of projects, including engineering projects, for all schools under the EdTech leader’s responsibility matrix.
• Recruiting goals met for all direct reports—no vacancy longer than 30 business days.
• Observe one class session per quarter and submit an observation report to leadership and store in the sales drive simultaneously.
• Complete 10 Business Development activities quarterly.
• Track all goals’ completion based on deadlines into the company-wide deliverables archiving system.
• All required deliverables saved in Sales Drive (Word and PDF 2.0) by submission deadline.
• Participation in IT Strategic Plan development and adherence to deadlines as defined by leadership. This includes annual Technology Optimization Plan (TOP) to be developed by the EdTech Leader in collaboration with engineering team.
• Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; ability to lift at least 25 pounds.
• Onsite district or school technology team
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Education Technology, Information Technology, or a related field of study. Master’s degree preferred.
• Demonstrated professional experience in a technology leadership role.
• Demonstrated experience in K-12 preferred.
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as speaking and presentation skills.
• Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) certification required or must be attained within 24 months of hire or within 12 months of meeting CETL eligibility requirements.
The following certifications will be required of the EdTech leader:
• Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) – required when eligibility is met
• ITIL Foundation – within first year of employment
• Google Certified Educator – within first 6 months of employment
• Google Certified Trainer – within first 24 months of employment
The following certifications are preferred:
o Google Certified Innovator
o ITIL Managing Professional
o ITIL Strategic Leader