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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • IT support

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,282 to £29,777 pa

Pay scale

NJC Pay Scale 16 - 19

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable IT professional to join our dedicated IT team at Pate’s.

With experience in a similar role, you will be organised and flexible in your approach, and passionate about providing an excellent IT service to support the effective and efficient running of our school.

Your outstanding problem-solving skills and attention to detail, will ensure your success in this varied role, where you will have the opportunity to provide technical support to staff and students alongside working on installations and project work.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please find full details of the role in this recruitment pack, along with details of how to apply.

We look forward to receiving your application.


•ITIL V4 foundation – highly desired •Azure Fundamentals – highly desired •

Experience, Skills and Knowledge – Essential

•At least one years' experience of working in IT in the education sector. •Experience of the following systems are desirable - Active Directory, Office 365, Azure, Office, Windows Desktop, Windows Server 2019/2022, VMWare, Net2, Citrix and TCP/IP Knowledge. •Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to communicate face to face, over the telephone and by email. •Problem solving abilities. •Excellent planning and organisational skills. •Attention to detail and accuracy.

Personal Qualities

•Enthusiastic about your work and the impact providing an excellent IT service can have on our school. •Able to develop and maintain relationships with people at all levels. •Be organised and efficient, with an ability to prioritise and multi-task. •Committed and flexible approach to your work.


•Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. •Passionate about improving the quality of education for children and young people.

What the school offers its staff

The IT Department

IT is an integral part of the daily running of our school.

•We currently have 1 full time network manager and 1 full time AV specialist who works within IT team to support the whole school. We are looking to add a full-time technician to the IT department.

•There is a dedicated office where each member of the department has their own computer and workspace, allowing for easy discussion and conversation between IT staff.

•The department supports all staff and students across the school with their IT needs. These may be physical hardware fixes or software issues. The team also supports staff with some training around the use of software.

•The Team also supports all whole school events where IT is needed.

•There are over 1250 students and 150 staff on site. Our long-term school roadmap is to use 1-2-1 devices for all students and staff in all lessons.

Commitment to safeguarding

Pate's Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks. The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of Conditions of Employment. The duties of this post may vary over time. The person undertaking this role is expected to work within the policies, ethos and aims of the school and to carry out other duties as needed. The post holder will be expected to have an agreed flexible working pattern.

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About Pate's Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1243 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Welcome to Pate’s. We are a unique and special school. Founded back in 1574, today we are a selective co-educational grammar school that cherishes and treasures our rich tradition, yet we are also known both regionally and nationally for being forward-thinking and leading the way with educational developments.

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