12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
SCP 5-9

Job summary

  Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Technician  
To assist the ICT Support Team within the school. 
This post provides a unique opportunity to work within a high-performing and growing 11 to 18 grammar school with a large sixth-form and exceptional students. With an intake of approximately 500 post-16 and 210 in next year’s Year 7, Heckmondwike Grammar School is a dynamic place to be.  We also have the significant addition of a new £1.1 million sixth form centre nearby. 

Additional allowances

 ·         Interesting work as a key member of a supportive team ·         A learning-centred school where the best possible practice is the priority ·         The opportunity to develop personally and professionally ·         A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded individuals 

Applying for the job

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with our young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go. Excellent relationships between staff and students are the norm, expectations are high and students perform very well as a consequence.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.

Completed applications should be sent by email to: recruitment@heckgrammar.co.uk.

Further information about the school is available on the school website www.heckgrammar.co.uk

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1485 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Heckmondwike Grammar School

 Department Information  We are part of a vibrant and successful school, the ICT team have a proactive approach to delivering a high quality service to our clients (staff and students alike).  We are a fast-learning, quick reaction department, specialising in solving end user needs as soon as possible with the understanding that underpinning teaching and learning is our priority.  We would like to appoint a bright, capable individual to join our team, with a strong team player ethos and a passionate work ethic.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be an important contributor to the growth of a forward looking, dynamic business.  There is an expectation that on occasions the post holder will be required to work outside of their normal working day, for example to support the team and the school during open evenings and other such events.  A degree of flexibility will be required of the post holder.  Responsibilities:  ·         Action support requests that come in by helpdesk and telephone ·         Provide first line technical support to clients ·         Keep clients informed and up to date on the status of their tickets ·         Monitor system alerts and escalate where necessary in our helpdesk system ·         Actively seek to take on responsibilities and develop the role  Specific responsibilities are set out in a detailed job description.  In return we can offer:  ·         Interesting work as a key member of a supportive team ·         A learning-centred school where the best possible practice is the priority ·         The opportunity to develop personally and professionally ·         A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded individuals  What Will You Bring To The Role?  ·         Knowledge of or previous first line IT Support work experience ·         Highly organised and ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines ·         A passion for the IT industry ·         A strong work ethic ·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team ·         Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students at all levels ·         Keen to learn ·         Ability to contribute to the wider school life  ·         Energy and enthusiasm ·         Suitability to work with young people   Why Should You Apply?  Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with our young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go. Excellent relationships between staff and students are the norm, expectations are high and students perform very well as a consequence.  In return, we offer a competitive salary and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.  Completed applications should be sent by email to: recruitment@heckgrammar.co.uk.  Further information about the school is available on the school website www.heckgrammar.co.uk    

School location

High Street, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 0AH

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