19 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • IT support

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, all year round.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 3 - £23,114 - £24,294

What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge

The role requires proficiency with a variety of hardware and operating systems. The post-holder should have substantial knowledge or experience in the following areas:

  • Windows 10/11
  • Mac OS X
  • Apple iOS and Android OS
  • Cloud based resources
  • Windows Server

Skills

  • Effectively liaise and communicate by addressing requests via the online helpdesk and through verbal communication with staff, pupils, and adult education students with varying IT expertise.
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with staff and pupils, ensuring confidentiality and flexibility.
  • Instruct, receive and disseminate information both formally and informally.
  • Utilise various software and hardware to their fullest potential in performing tasks.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date recording systems for audit purposes.
  • Proactively identify problems and requirements.

Abilities

  • Share knowledge and skills to help others gain independence and confidence in using IT.
  • Stay updated on new developments in IT applications and identify opportunities beneficial to the schools.
  • Participate in the annual professional development and review process, attending training courses as needed.
  • Adhere to procedures and guidelines as appropriate.
  • Engage in problem-solving and rectification of hardware and software faults.
  • Maintain a flexible and calm demeanour in a demanding environment.
  • Perform tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Lift and carry equipment following correct safe lifting practices.
  • Work unsupervised and take initiative.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Educated to GCSE standard with satisfactory grades in English, Maths, and Science.
  • IT-related qualifications, or significant experience in an IT support environment involving close customer contact.

Desirable

  • Driving license and own vehicle (mileage claims will be reimbursed).
  • Previous experience in an IT-related role.
  • Experience working within the education sector.

Special Requirements

  • Support school events that take place after school hours.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

• A supportive, collaborative and friendly staff environment in a supportive school setting where you will have the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Finham Park School students.

• A world-class professional development programme with the school being the strategic lead for The Lion Alliance which offers a range of ITT, early careers, middle and senior leader development programmes through the National College, SSAT and the Chartered College of Teaching. There is a passion for teaching and learning evident and recent speakers have included Tom Sherrington, Dylan Wiliam, and Harry Fletcher-Wood.

• A range of health and wellbeing services through the MAT and external services.

• Free, on-site car parking.

• Staff fitness suite.

• School social events.

• A commitment to staff well-being

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Finham Park Multi Academy Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust
Phone number
02477180000

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1711 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School locations

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