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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 37 hours per week Mon–Thu 8.00am – 4.00pm, Fri 8.00am – 3.30pm 40 weeks per year (term time + 10 days)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23194 - £25,409

Actual salary

£20,284 - £22,221

Pay scale

Grade H5/H6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are now seeking an enthusiastic IT Technician to join our IT team in helping support the school’s IT systems. This position would be ideal for a recent graduate or experienced colleague. Start date as soon as possible.

The successful applicant will be familiar with upgrading software, in particular Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft 365. They will also be required to remove viruses/malware, replace laptop screens, complete basic hardware upgrades and re-image hard drives to our specification.

Computer networking skills and familiarity with Microsoft servers including Active Directory, Group Policies, User profiles and basic systems security are desirable however on the job training will be provided. The applicant should be able to work as part of a team in a busy environment and will have good communication skills. Applications from those wishing to contribute to other aspects of school life outside the classroom are particularly welcome.

What the school offers its staff

  • A school with great traditions, excellent reputation but with a modern outlook
  • A dedicated, well qualified and experienced staff who share the goal enshrined in our school motto “Per Ardua Ad Alta” – Striving for Excellence
  • A campus that combines state of the art facilities with historic Grade II listed buildings
  • The opportunity to work in a secure, supportive environment
  • SLT commitment to supporting the mental, physical & emotional wellbeing of staff and students in the school
  • Staff can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule

Further details about the role

HBS is not a Tier 2 visa sponsor so all candidates must have an existing permit or right to work in the UK.

HBS welcomes applications from all applicants who meet the requirements for the position, however we are especially keen to receive applications from those in minority groups for which the School is currently underrepresented. We celebrate diversity and thrive on the benefits it brings.

Commitment to safeguarding

HBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be carried out for all posts.

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About Hitchin Boys' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1307 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01462 432181

Hitchin Boys’ School (HBS) is a high achieving, over-subscribed comprehensive school with a mixed sixth form, which forms part of the highly successful Hitchin Schools’ Consortium. We have a history that stretches back nearly 400 years but embrace fresh thinking and a modern, vibrant curriculum. We have high expectations, excellent standards of behaviour and pride in our extra-curricular activities that lead to academically successful and well-rounded students who are well equipped for life beyond school.

Following Ofsted's visit to Hitchin Boys' School in September 2021, we were delighted to announce that we have once again received top marks by retaining the judgement of ‘Outstanding’.

Arranging a visit to Hitchin Boys' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email brose@hitchinboys.co.uk.

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