IT Network Manager

Davenant Foundation School, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD

This job expired on 2 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    31 January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£41,429 - £44,467

What skills and experience we're looking for

General Skills

  • Understanding of and commitment to the ethos and values of the school
  • A respect for young people, as well as adults, that is demonstrable through positive attitudes and behaviour
  • Inter-personal skills e.g. diplomacy, confidentiality, sensitivity to the needs of others, customer service
  • High levels of organisation and efficiency
  • Team skills e.g. willingness to work with others, provide support and learn from colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • A commitment to undertake relevant training and CPD
  • A record of excellent attendance and punctuality
  • An ability to seek out opportunities that are of benefit to the school and compatible with the school’s ethos
  • The ability to be an effective team leader who has the confidence of colleagues on a professional and a personal level
  • The ability to retain the highest levels of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive issues
  • A willingness and ability to manage change
  • To work flexibly, undertaking tasks as directed, commensurate with the grade of the post

Specific Skills

  • Experience of managing/supporting a complex ICT network – preferably within a school environment
  • High level technical ability in all aspects of networking and ICT
  • Experience of the following are necessary:

- SIMs

- Active Directory

- Server 2012 R2

- Hyper-V

- Windows 10

- HP Switches and Wireless Controller

- Veeam Backup and Recovery

  • Confident working knowledge of policies, procedures and best practice
  • An industry recognised qualification in networking or systems management (desirable)

What the school offers its staff

Davenant is a Christian Ecumenical school that was founded in 1680. It achieves outstanding examination results, has a strong focus on extra-curricular provision and seeks to nurture “mind, body and spirit”. We are a supportive school with a staff welfare programme that reflects our care.

Davenant is recognised as a “good school, with an outstanding Sixth Form” by Ofsted. Academic standards are high (88% Grades 9-4 – one of the highest achieving schools in Essex). Many of our students move on to take degrees at university (including Cambridge and Oxford).

We are situated close to the M25 and can easily be reached either from London or from the Essex/Herts countryside.

Further details about the role

Required for January 2023

IT Network Manager

Scale 10 (41,429 - £44,467)

37 hours per week (Flexible or P/T)

Monday to Friday

52 weeks per year (with 25 days annual leave)

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a very successful school and be part of the Senior Support Staff team. As Network Manager, you will need to maintain a complex school network as well as demonstrate the knowledge and vision to help the school develop within this area. This job is suitable for someone who has worked in IT in industry, in schools or other public sector IT departments. Flexible and or part time hours are available. Whether you are earlier in your career or looking for a late career change, feel free to contact us for more information or visit the school.

Further details of the post and the school along with application forms are available from the school website: www.davenantschool.co.uk or Headteacher’s P.A. Marylyn Greengrass. Letters of application, along with an application form, should be submitted to Marylyn.greengrass@davenant.org by the closing date Friday, 2 December.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Those appointed will have DBS checks and be expected to share this commitment.

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About Davenant Foundation School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1219 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8508 0404

Christian Ecumenical School

Arranging a visit to Davenant Foundation School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email marylyn.greengrass@davenant.org.

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