Bishop Guilfoyle

Bishop Guilfoyle

Catholic High School

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Employment Opportunities

Full-time Teaching Positions

Math

 

 

Bishop Guilfoyle High School is accepting applications for full-time secondary teachers in Math. Applicants must hold a PA Dept. of Ed certificate.

To apply please send or email a letter of interest, resume, copies of credentials and clearances, and reference letters:

 

Bishop Guilfoyle High School

Joan Donnelly, Principal

2400 Pleasant Valley Blvd.

Altoona, PA  16602

Email: jdonnelly@bguilfoyle.org

 

 

EOE

Maintenance and Housekeeping

BG is accepting resume's for full-time/part-time Maintenance positions for 2nd trick. Subs also needed. Please send resume to Dan Stitt at dstitt@bguilfoyle.org.

BG is accepting resume's for part-time 2nd trick for Housekeeping/cleaning positions. Send resume to Dan Stitt at dstitt@bguilfoyle.org.

 

 

Job title

Director of Technology

Reports to

Principal and President

Manages

Technology Support Specialist

 

Duties and responsibilities
SUMMARY:
The Director of Technology for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School (BGCHS) will effectively acquire, implement, and support technologies that enable a world-class 1-1 environment for over 330 students and 50 faculty/staff, plus parents, coaches, and others.  BGCHS is committed to delivering a leading, continually improving digital-first learning experience. 
 
The mission of BGCHS is to prepare young men and women for rewarding and productive lives and the school is a committed leader in delivering an advanced, personalized, high impact learning experience.  Use of technology is a vital component of the 21st Century school experience.  The Director of Technology plays a critical role in achieving this mission.  School should no longer be driven by a rigid bell schedule where all students are expected to learn in the same way, at the same pace.  BGCHS is delivering an increasingly personalized learning system where students can learn the way they learn best, both in and outside of the school building.  The in-person school experience is no longer a place to get access to content, but rather is a place for students to connect with others, deepen learning, and have unique and wonderful growth experiences. 
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Create, maintain, and oversee the technology strategy, operating plan, and budget: The Technology Director will be the person primarily responsible for the development and implementation of the school’s technology.
  1. Coordinate the budget for technology resources including hardware, software, professional services, internet access, learning resources, training needs, etc.
  2. d.    Identify resources for teachers, staff and students. These may include new applications and services that support teachers in integrating technology and content into the classroom. Ideally, teachers will be guided and encouraged in developing their own resources and the Director will support these efforts, providing additional support as needed.
    1. Recommend and purchase – The technology Director will recommend and purchase hardware, software, services and all technology related resources needed to operate a secure and scalable environment.  The role of Technology Director also includes oversight of all vendor relationships required to effectively operate the environment.
    2. Identify trends and propose future opportunities– The Technology Director will provide leadership in software selection, identification of new curriculum to be considered, identification of new teaching strategies and new resources, and present those ideas to administration and faculty to improve the learning environment of the school. The director will be directed by the curriculum coordinator as to curriculum goals and needs.
 
 
  1. Manage existing technology and processes
  1. Administers systems and servers related to High School and Dorm LAN and WAN (e.g. email systems, accounts, print queue, workstation ID, IP assignments, computer labs, classroom computers, security, antivirus, spyware, helpdesk, etc.) to insure availability of services to authorized users.
  2. Manage design of computer networks (ie: internet, mail, FTP servers, backups, filtering etc) to ensure effective and efficient operating systems
  3. Direct department personnel for the purpose of prioritizing project deadlines and ensuring optimal utilization of personnel.
  4. Manage and Install network (client and server) software on a variety of platforms (e.g. service packs, application software, operating software,
hardware upgrades, etc.) for the purpose of upgrading and maintaining high uptime on network.
    1. Provide technology implementation and troubleshooting - The Technology Director will manage the implementation and troubleshooting of software and hardware for teachers, administration and students. In addition, he or she will serve as the primary liaison with technology support with vendor representatives, and providers of professional services such as systems analysts and network engineers ensuring technical problems are resolved. As Director of training in software, the Director will be expected to provide software guidance as needed as well.
  1. Manage and negotiate all technical contracts services software and hardware
  2. Manage Technical TOEFL testing lab and keep current with changes.
  3. Insure CIPA compliance rules with federal and state laws.
  4. Write and recommend policies, procedures and/or actions for the purpose of providing direction for meeting the High School and Dorm’s goals and objectives, and IT requirements.
 
  1. 3.    Collaborate with teachers in implementing technology into the curriculum - In partnership, the Director and the teacher will work toward integrating technology in a relevant way that strengthens content, assists the teacher in instruction, and meets state and national standards for content and technology.
 
  1. 4.    Assist in the development of financial resources for the Technology needs of BGCHS – The Technology Director will be expected to assist   others in the school to seek grant funding, corporate sponsorships, community partnerships to enhance computer resources. Manage Federal Erate program throughout school year and managing simultaneously 3 years.
 
  1. 5.    Perform personnel administrative functions, including management of the Technology Support Specialist (e.g. hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, providing professional development opportunities, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and ensuring department outcomes are achieved.
       
 
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associates degree in a related field, 5+ years’ broad technical experience.  Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Able to create and manage processes which enable and support 1-1 technology for over 300 students and 50 faculty/staff
  • Must possess technology, troubleshooting and support skills across a range of hardware, software, devices and operating systems.  Windows Operating Systems, IOS iPad devices.  Windows Server 2012 would be a plus. Educational industry experience a plus
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and problem-solve detailed and highly technical written and verbal communications
  • Ability to manage vendors and projects
   
PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to develop and communicate objectives/goals while also accomplishing immediate priorities
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Superior ability to communicate; Strong listening, verbal and written skills mandatory
  • Learning agility and curiosity – seeks out new information.  Able to understand implications and reach good decisions
  • Habit and desire to learn and apply new technologies while working with others
  • Ability to lead self and others while working to achieve a goal
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and frequent interruptions
 
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
The following must be valid within 1 year upon hire date
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and access to personal transportation required
  • Submission of pre-employment medical examination (Section 148 of the
Pennsylvania School Code)
  • Submission of a report of criminal history record from the Pennsylvania State
Police (Section 111 of the Pennsylvania School Code)
  • Submission of a clearance report from the Child and Abuse Registry, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare in accordance with Act 151 of 1994
  • Submission of Federal Criminal History Record (finger print) in accordance with Act 114 of 2006
 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Normal school building environment subject to inside environmental conditions. Job requires a person to work normal day shift during school hours. May be required to work during off peak hours and occasional weekends depending on the situation and project details.
  

 

High School Positions Available

 

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is accepting applications  for a day-to-day substitute teachers.

 

To apply please send or email a letter of interest, resume, copies of credentials and clearances, and reference letters to:

 

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

Joan Donnelly, Principal

2400 Pleasant Valley Blvd.

Altoona, PA  16602

Email: jdonnelly@bguilfoyle.org

 

 

EOE