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Director of Educational Technology


Location: All Schools

Competition #: 6605

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: June 27th, 2018

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Are you looking for an educational leadership opportunity in Alberta’s north?  Northland School Division No. 61 is seeking an advocate of indigenous education and a supporter of First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) language and culture to help us lead the way in FNMI education.  The division invites applications for a Director of Educational Technology. 

Reporting directly to the Superintendent, the Director of Educational Technology will provide leadership to principals, teachers and other division staff in planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating strategies/initiatives to support student learning with educational and assistive technologies.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of student learning with educational and assistive technologies across the division.  This will entail but not be limited to providing guidance and assistance to schools, but also to the division’s goals and priorities.  Other primary responsibilities include coordination of key actions as determined by the division’s Annual Education Plan.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Education Degree or a Master’s Degree in a related discipline; equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered;
  • Working towards or having completed a Master’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • A minimum of seven years progressively responsible experience as teacher and school administrator (&/or system leader);
  • Excellent leadership and strategic thinking skills to accomplish objectives;
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce, foster a cooperative work environment and establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, partners, and communities;
  • Experience with Universal Design for Learning;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Google platform;
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Assets for this position include:

  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience with student educational and assistive technologies resources, and operations administration;
  • Experience in working with Indigenous communities, as well as remote and rural locations;
  • Active affiliation with educational and/or assistive technologies networks and associations;
  • Experience in coaching, community/family engagement, employee development, project management and collaborative planning.

Interested applicants are asked to forward a letter of application, with the names of three (3) professional references, to:

Wesley Oginski, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources

Northland School Division No. 61

Bag 1400, 9809 77 Avenue

Peace River, Alberta T8S 1V2

Phone:  (780) 624-2060

Fax:  (780) 624-5914

Email: applications@nsd61.ca

Please not references may be checked prior to shortlisting.

Closing Date:  Until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for submitting applications.  However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.   Candidate references may be checked prior to interviews.