Head of IT


Job Location

Tract 'C' Block XXX, South Railway Embankment, Pattensen, Georgetown


The Head of IT will plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities by determining the technology needs of the school and making hardware- and software-related decisions to meet those needs.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Programming, or related field required.

  • Related experience preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Thorough understanding of IT principles, programs, policies, activities, and procedures.

  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize work.

  • Ability to explain technical problems and offer solutions to those without technological training.


  • Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Hires and coordinates training of personnel on the IT team.

    • Prioritizes and assigns team members to IT projects.

    • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.


    • Collaborates with users, vendors, technicians, and managers to understand and assess computing and system needs and requirements.

    • Communicates the goals, policies, and procedures of the company to the IT team; develops plans to implement these needs.

    • Evaluates current technology use and needs of the school and recommends software and hardware improvements.

    • Oversees backup, security, and user help systems.

    • Manages the access control system.

    • Remains current on advances in technology.

    • Provides technical support to users.

    • Prepares and delivers operational or project progress reports.

    • Implements and oversees operational budget and expenditures.

    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

A Job By

Georgetown International Academy Inc.


Established in 1971, our school was founded to provide an American based education in Guyana to serve U.S. embassy families. We grew to serve other local diplomatic as well as multinational business communities. As the only U.S. accredited educational institution in the country, we look within and beyond Guyana in order to benchmark our programs, faculty, facilities, and results against the finest international schools in the region. Situated on a secure campus located in the Prashad Nagar neighborhood of Georgetown, we offer the most robust academic and extracurricular programs of any school in the country.
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