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Technology Developer

The International School of Yangon
Yangon, Myanmar Burma
Start August 2019
1 Year
  • University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • Computer Science/IT
  • Minimum 3-5 years work experience in a similar position, preferably in an international school setting
  • Good understanding of front-end web site technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience working with back-end CMS and especially WordPress
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Strong Google Apps for Education skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment with changing priorities
  • Excellent English communication skills both oral and written

ISY offers a very competitive salary with the following benefits:

  • Annual flights to and from home of record
  • Shipping allowance
  • Housing (stipend or school-leased accommodations)
  • Worldwide health insurance
  • Generous leave days
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition for teacher’s children
  • Disability insurance
  • Retirement allowance


Reporting to the Director of Technology, this position has two primarily responsibilities:  the development and maintenance of technology based solutions to support ISY systems and support and maintain the website.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Create and/or assist in the functional specification, design documents, the technical specification for all new and changes to existing development requests by being involved in the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation phases of technology development projects
  • Provide technical expertise and programming support for technology projects and initiatives
  • Create technical procedures and written documentation for new and existing technology projects
  • Coordinate development on multiple projects
  • Ensure security and reliability of critical time-sensitive school software including but not limited to Board of Trustees Dashboard, E-Solutions payment system, E-signature documents for contracts
  • Assist in troubleshooting software application issues
  • Support and maintain the ISY website
  • Support and maintain ISY WordPress blogs
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin
  • Identify opportunities and make recommendations for custom applications that can improve the efficiency of ISY systems
  • Provide support to both the Educational Technology and Systems and Support teams at ISY
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Terms of Employment

Directed by adopted Support Staff Salary Schedule, School Calendar, and Support Staff Contract.


Performance Evaluation

Job performance will be evaluated by the Director of Technology.


Required documents

  • Resume
  • Two solicited references
  • Police report from home of record (if the US, must be an FBI report)
  • Police report from last country of employment if different from home of record
  • Both Transcripts for every degrees earned and University Diplomas
  • Valid Teaching License/Certificate
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

The International School Yangon (ISY) is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 school.  ISY offers an education using a U.S. based curriculum, as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) in grades eleven and twelve.  ISY is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the United States. The majority of students who graduate from ISY matriculate to colleges and universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and other European and Asian countries.  Located in Golden Valley, in Bahan Township, approximately 800 students attend ISY. The school is managed by a Director who is hired by the Board of Trustees.

ISY has 230 faculty and staff of which approximately 100 are international hires. Employees should be able to access health services through an international network and in Myanmar.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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