Employment Opportunities

Educational Technology Specialist

This faculty position is full-time for 10 months and reports directly to the Head of School.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct students, teachers, staff, and parents
  • Develop whole class instruction for students and teacher training in Assistive Technology (AT), Google Drive, Google Classroom, coding, videography, software, internet safety/cyberbullying, etc.
  • Instruct students on how to use AT to support their individual diagnoses or learning challenges
  • Educate families on their student’s needs and use of assistive technology
  • Document assistive technologies and provide comments on students’ report cards
  • Research and evaluate new developments in educational/assistive technology particularly for students with language-based learning disabilities
  • Preview and test hardware, software and websites for possible use at The Hillside School, complete cost analysis for each and purchase 
  • Troubleshoot minor software and hardware issues (when Junction PC is not on site) and assist Junction PC when they have to remote into a computer
  • Communicate with vendors
  • Prepare documentation for grant proposals as requested/needed
  • Create technology budget and maintain detailed records for annual audit
  • Manage and administer online subscriptions for students, faculty and staff
  • Provide assistance regarding device usage, software applications, and the general instructional use of technology in the classroom across all curriculum areas
  • Perform related duties as assigned/required

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred in Educational Technology, Information Technology, or Computer Science
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology hardware, software, and related web-based or other tools
  • Demonstrated success working with colleagues to identify instructional needs to enable/enhance student learning
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Fluency and proficiency with Google Apps for Education
  • Strong organizational, technical, and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Clearances:

  • Act 34 (PA State Police Criminal Background Check)
  • Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Record)
  • Act 151 (PA Child Abuse History Clearance)

To be considered, please send the following information to Donna Henry, Head of School, dhenry@hillsideschool.org or The Hillside School, 2697 Brookside Road, Macungie, PA 18062:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Copies of clearances and certifications

The Hillside School is an AA/EOE.

Office/Building Manager

The Office Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of the main office and the building. This position is a full-time salaried exempt position that reports directly to the Head of School.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Secretary to the Board of Trustees
  • Schedule substitute teachers and update contact information
  • Manage time off and clearances for employees 
  • Maintain office equipment, phone and surveillance camera systems
  • Maintain student records
  • Manage retention and destruction of student and confidential records
  • Track and order office and building supplies
  • Oversee building key system/keys and security systems (Altronics, Graham)
  • Maintain Certificates of Liability Insurance
  • Oversee and schedule routine facility repairs and annual building inspection including fire extinguishers
    • Maintain vendor list
  • Collaborate with the East Penn school nurse to
    • Administer medication 
    • Order and maintain first aid supplies
    • Organize health records
    • Schedule CPR certification and EpiPen training
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Assistant Head of School

Shared Responsibilities with Office Administrative Assistant:

  • Greet visitors, parents, and students
  • Manage security (cameras, entry, doors, etc.)
  • Manage phone calls and correspondence with all constituents
  • Manage specific requests and complaints from all constituents
  • Photocopy, fax, and scan documents
  • Update the Veracross database as needed
  • Schedule appointments for Administrators
  • Troubleshoot emergent situations
  • Administer general first aid to students
  • Maintain care and organization of kitchen and health room

Qualifications:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Excel
  • Strong organization and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to supervise and delegate office responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with all constituents
  • Show initiative in problem solving

Clearances required to begin work:

  • Act 34 (PA State Police Criminal Background Check)
  • Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Record)
  • Act 151 (PA Child Abuse History Clearance)

To be considered, please send the following information to Donna Henry, Head of School, dhenry@hillsideschool.org or The Hillside School, 2697 Brookside Road, Macungie, PA 18062:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Copies of clearances and certifications (can be provided by successful candidate before work begins)

The Hillside School is an AA/EOE.

Daily Substitute Teachers/Paraprofessionals for 2021-22 school year — Open

Small class sizes, high level of support, and competitive pay. “I should be paying you.” – Current substitute teacher.

Must have the following clearances:

  • Act 34 (PA State Police Criminal Background Check)
  • Act 114 (Federal Criminal History Record)
  • Act 151 (PA Child Abuse History Clearance)

To be considered, please call 610-967-3701 or email anemeth@hillsideschool.org.

The Hillside School is an AA/EOE.