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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,897.00 - £24,299.00 Annually (Actual)

ICT Technician job summary


Permanent ICT Technician

Discovery Schools Academy Trust

Grade 6 Pay Point 9-10

37 hours per week, 52 weeks a year

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic IT Technician to join our friendly and forward-thinking team, to provide IT support to schools and students across the trust.

Supported by the Senior Technician, you will have responsibility for the day to day running of the schools IT in the assigned cluster to ensure it is working reliably and being developed in line with the technical service and school goals.

At Discovery Trust, we are dedicated to ensuring all our pupils have access to a wide range of technologies, from surface books to VR headsets, from Microbots and 3D printers to spheros and drones.  Our passion for all things EdTech, means that this is an extremely varied role with lots of opportunity to learn and develop your own skills, as well as sharing your knowledge and ideas with our colleagues to develop their skills.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


·       Connect, set up and check PCs and peripherals for normal operation.

·       Maintain common hardware found in school; install applications and trouble-shoot basic problems.

·       Maintain, upgrade and repair a wide range of PCs and peripherals; install complete applications.

·       Detect, diagnose and resolve PC, peripheral and application errors.

·       Perform advanced diagnosis procedures on PCs, peripherals and applications.

·       Advise on compatibility of hardware, applications and operating systems, according to user requirements.


 We are looking for applicants who has:

·       NVQ 2 or equivalent and/or relevant other IT qualifications.

·       Good standard of Numeracy/literacy and IT skills or experience of working in a similar role.

·       A good understanding of technical procedures related to the job and how they fit into the function of the section/work area.

·       Detailed understanding of the Microsoft Systems and associated hardware.

·       Be proactive in areas of responsibility.


Please see document attached for a full job description and person specification, and to assist in your application.

For more information about the Trust and our schools visit https://discoverytrust.org/

To learn more please visit https://discoverytrust.org/ict4schools/


 

What we offer:

•            Flexible working options

•            Support for continuous professional development in the role

•            Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning

•            Highly committed and motivated Team

•            A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun

•            Free car parking

•            Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range

•            A defined benefit pension scheme

•            Employee Assistance Programme - EAP

•            Employee self-service portal.

•            Eyecare voucher scheme.

•            Cycle to work scheme

•            Retail discounts

•            Dental support

•            Gym discount

•            Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school

•            Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children

•            Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school

•            Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust

•            Excellent opportunities for personal and career development

•            A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues


 


Discovery Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.


Please note that  interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.


Safeguarding Statement: Discovery Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidate invited to interview will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring service (DBS) check and references will be sought prior to the interview taking place.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Discovery Schools Academies Trust Ltd

Type
Multi-academy trust

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is a multi academy trust of 13 primary schools and 2 special school dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence.

The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

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