Senior IT Technician
Our Client, Redhill Primary Academy has an opportunity for a professional and experienced individual to fill the role of Senior IT ; In this position, the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of all computer workstations and associated software within the school ; The IT Technician will be responsible for supporting the school and end users in their IT needs. Overview of role •Carry out all problem solving, changes, configuration, availability, capacity and continuity processes in-line with the Framework for ICT in Schools (FITS) recommendations and guidelines under the direction of the SBM and IT Co-ordinator. •Actively pursue training and accreditation on agreed plans for the school network and system developments and upgrades including software. •Assist with the implementation of projects and school ICT initiatives. •Liaise with partners and suppliers of the school on ICT related issues within your remit •Problem solve and troubleshoot issues on the staff & students computers such as software, hardware, configuration and user errors. •Contribute to the ICT development plan to ensure effective and timely implementation within allocated budget and areas of responsibility Desirable Candidates will need to be •positive and patient •have previous experience in the same role in Schools •self-motivated and flexible with accomplished time management and organisational skills •are confident to respond to emergency calls within the classroom •able to converse with ease with parents/students and members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English If you feel that you have the skills, abilities and experience that we are looking for and are interested in working in an environment committed to improving the learning outcomes for children, Redhill Primary Academy would be very pleased to hear from you. Following your application, you will receive a full job description along with an application pack which must be completed and returned to the email which will be ; All applicants must have experience of working in a school. Potential candidates must have good English, Maths and communication ; A minimum of OCR/C&G Level 2 Information Technology Professional qualification or equivalent. 37 Hours per week, Monday – Friday Term Time + 4 weeks Closing date: 13 May 2019 Interviews: 15 May 2019 Start date: ASAP (DBS dependent) Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted, otherwise they may assume that, on this occasion, their application has been unsuccessful. Interviews will take place on the 15 May ; Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service.