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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored



Working pattern

Full time: 36.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £24, 294 - £25,119

What skills and experience we're looking for

Technical Support:

  • Provide technical support to students and staff for hardware and software issues.

  • Diagnose and resolve hardware and software problems, including troubleshooting network and connectivity issues.

  • Install and configure computer systems and software applications.

  • To play an important role in the development of cloud-based technology and the Microsoft 365 eco-system.

Hardware Maintenance:

  • Maintain and repair computer hardware, printers, projectors, and other technology equipment.

  • Keep an accurate inventory of IT assets and ensure proper documentation.

Software Management:

  • Assist with the installation, configuration, and maintenance of software applications.

  • Ensure software licenses are up-to-date and compliant with licensing agreements.

Network Support:

  • Assist in maintaining and troubleshooting the school's local area network (LAN).

  • Ensure the network is secure and running efficiently.

User Training:

  • Provide training and guidance to staff and students on the use of technology resources.

  • Assist teachers to become familiar with M365 to deliver their curriculum.

Security and Data Protection:

  • Implement and monitor security protocols to protect the school's data and network from threats.

  • Backup and recover data as needed using the organisations cloud backup provision.


  • Maintain accurate records of IT issues, resolutions, and maintenance procedures.

  • Document IT policies and procedures as necessary.

Continuous development:

  • Commit to a programme of personal development within agreed areas.

  • Stay up-to-date with technology trends and advancements in the education sector.

  • Make recommendations for upgrades and improvements to the IT infrastructure.


  • Holder of recognised secondary education certification.

  • Poses the attitude and aptitude to excel within the role.

  • Proven experience working in IT support or a similar role.

  • Proven experience of using M365 within Education.

  • Proficiency in Windows and Mac OS environments.

  • Strong knowledge of hardware and software troubleshooting.

  • Familiarity with network administration and security.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Adept at problem-solving and multitasking.

  • A commitment to supporting education and the school's mission.

What the school offers its staff

King Edward VI Five Ways School is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further details about the role

As an IT Technician at King Edward VI Five Ways School, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our school's technology and cloud based systems. You will, under the supervision of the Digital Technology Manager, be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and enhancing our IT infrastructure, as well as providing technical support to our staff and students. You will also provide cover for the Digital Technology Manager during periods of absence. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for technology and a commitment to education.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their application form using the application form attached to this advert. Please submit the form to headspa@fws.kevibham.org.

Application Deadline:

Please submit your application by Monday 27th November 2023.

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)
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 King Edward VI Five Ways School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1301 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

King Edward VI Five Ways School makes up one of the schools of the successful King Edward VI Academy Trust. The Academy Trust is committed to making a significant contribution to the life of the children of Birmingham. King Edward VI Five Ways is defined by its core values of respect, equality, compassion and aspiration.

We are seeking to appoint an IT Technician to support staff and pupils at this successful and popular school. There is an excellent induction programme for new staff as part of a strong career development framework; the school has first-rate accommodation, with several recent developments and is in an attractive position to the South of the City

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI Five Ways School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headspa@fws.kevibham.org.

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