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Director of Technology (full-time position) SY 2024 - 2025

American School of The Hague

American School of The Hague

IT
The Hague, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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American School of The Hague (ASH) is looking for a full-time Director of Technology SY 2024-2025.

Start date is August 1, 2024

Location: Wassenaar, on the north side of The Hague
Language Skills:English fluency is essential; knowledge of Dutch is preferred

You believe that school is preparation for life, more than simply the next level of school. You are passionate about working at a school. It’s an opportunity to play a role in the development of an international group of young students. You would like to work somewhere with a unique and caring atmosphere where your contribution is key and is valued. You believe in our shared purpose and know that you have an important part to play in fulfilling it. You have faith in those around you, invest in productive relationships and play to your strengths toward enriching the experience.

You are an experienced professional with an IT background with experience in technology leadership, preferably in an educational setting. You have a Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Educational Technology, or a related field, preferably a Master’s degree. You have experience in strategic planning and implementation of technology initiatives. You are committed to continuous professional development and staying current with technology trends.

In addition you:

  • have an understanding of current and emerging technologies in education,
  • excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills,
  • have the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively,
  • have experience with budget management and resource allocation.

The Role: The Director of Technology is a senior leadership position responsible for setting and maintaining the vision for the technology infrastructure and the integration of technology in the educational process at American School of The Hague, an independent PreK-12 institution. This role involves strategic planning, implementation, and management of all technology systems and initiatives to enhance teaching, learning, and administrative operations. You will lead and manage the technology department staff, consisting of 5 employees. You will work on campus and report to the Business Manager.

The Work: You will develop and implement a comprehensive technology plan aligned with the school’s mission and goals. Your visionary leadership in the use of technology will enhance educational outcomes and operational efficiency at the school. You will work together with academic leaders and faculty to integrate technology into the curriculum effectively. As manager of the IT department you foster a collaborative and innovative team culture.

As Director of Technology you:

  • will oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of the school’s IT infrastructure,
  • will ensure the security, reliability, and scalability of the school’s technology systems,
  • manage relationships with vendors and service providers to ensure high quality and cost effective technology solutions,
  • provide professional development and training for faculty and staff,
  • ensure data integrity and security across all school systems, and manage data privacy compliance,
  • develop and manage the technology budget, identifying and pursuing funding opportunities.

Does this sound like you? We want to hear from you. Please apply online through the Schrole website here.

The School & The Curriculum: To learn all about American School of The Hague we invite you to visit the school website.

* We reserve the right to close the vacancy before the application deadline.

Child Protection and Safety
The American School of The Hague is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.