Director of Academic IT

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC IT

In addition to the usual expectations of a Malvern College Egypt teacher, this role carries extra responsibilities as outlined below and has a whole College role.

OVERVIEW OF ROLE:


  • Leading the development of The College’s ICT strategy to provide an integrated learning network.
  • Developing the action plan / road map for integration of services.
  • Ensuring that IT systems are fit for purpose and meet day to day learning needs
  • Championing SIMS – The College’s Management Information System
  • Contributing to the strategic plans of Malvern College Egypt.
  • Coordinating, developing and extending the BYOD scheme.
  • Leading technology integration in the classroom.

STRATEGY


  • Contribute to the creation of an overarching integrated ICT Vision and Strategic Development Plan, ensuring alignment with our College Guiding Statements
  • Ensure that related policies are updated where necessary and added to when required
  • Ensure that staff development needs are identified and appropriate training is identified

INTEGRATION


  • To work towards integrated service provision at all levels
  • To audit system and processes and provide recommendations on improving, replacing or removing services
  • To plan and oversee digital infrastructure projects and renewals

IT SYSTEMS


  • Work closely with the IT Manager to ensure software and hardware are appropriately deployed
  • Create an annual budget proposal for capital and recurring ICT costs in order to support planned teaching and learning, administration needs and the ICT strategic plan
  • Work with academic staff to make best use of SIMs and collaborate with other Colleges
  • Champion the BYOD scheme, assess its effectiveness and plan for extending

TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION


  • Demonstrate excellent skills in implementing technology in the classroom
  • Act as a mentor, guide and demonstrator for technology integration into classroom learning
  • To oversee ICT projects as directed by the Headmaster and the College Leadership Team

Any other tasks as directed by the Headmaster

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