IT Network Manager

Storm Recruitment Ltd
Swindon, UK
16 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for our client a specialist school in Swindon an IT Network Manager to join their outstanding staffing team based locally in Swindon.

  1. Managing the Software and Hardware in the School
  • Procure, install and manage educational and office software and hardware, as needed.
  • Procure ICT consumables in a timely manner to avoid temporary loss of ICT facilities such as printers and copiers.
  • Ensure effective value-for-money when procuring ICT resources for the school.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of ICT resources across the school.
  • Ensure the reliable and high-quality delivery of ICT systems to support efficient learning in the classroom.
  • Provide training to staff as and when needed to ensure the safe and effective use of software and hardware.
  • Undertake regular audits of software and hardware, particularly pupils and staff laptops, to ensure that it has the latest protective software and data consistent with the school's Acceptable Use policies.
  • Keep the schools ICT and Acceptable Use Policies, up to date and current.
  • Ensure that copyright, data protection, GDPR and licensing regulations are upheld at all times.
  1. Managing the School ICT Network
  • Liaise with your line manager regularly to ensure targets are set and met
  • Ensure regular back-up of data and efficient recovery of lost data when needed.
  • Develop and ensure delivery of an 'ICT Disaster Recovery Plan'.
  • Undertake regular audits and house-keeping to ensure that network storage capacity is managed effectively.
  • Ensure that the school's network and ICT resources are kept secure.
  • Add/delete learners and staff from the network as needed and appropriate.
  • Maintain and upgrade the school's ICT network as and when needed.
  • Manage the allocation of printer credits and access rights as required
  • Liaise with external stakeholders (Local Authority) to maintain the effectiveness of the ICT network.
  1. Supporting Learners and Staff
  • Provide ICT training to learners and staff as needed.
  • Support the induction of new staff and learners, with respect to the use of the range of ICT within the school.
  1. Relationships with others
  • Maintain good working relationships with staff, pupils, and governors
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of commitment to the school and its community.

  • Carry out any other reasonable duties and/or times of work as may be reasonably required in accordance with the grade and general level of responsibility within the school.

  • Carry out requests from the staff in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Ensure compliance with school policies and procedures including all statutory requirements i.e. Data Protection and Safety and Safeguarding.
  • Continually promote and support the ethos and principles of the School to avoid any action that may be detrimental to the interests of the School.


£27,218-£30,980 Pro Rata

You will have
  • Experience of supporting ICT use in a school setting.
  • Experience of trouble-shooting software and hardware issues
  • The ability to procure, install and manage educational and office hardware.
  • The ability to manage the school's ICT network - including back-up and recovery of data.

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