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 Jason Seggern, Head of School, jseggern@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.

Daily Substitute Teachers/Paraprofessionals for 2022-23 school year

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.