Network Manager St Wilfrid's Catholic Comprehensive School, Crawley, Crawley, West Sussex

Job description

Network Manager

Full Time

We are looking to appoint a hardworking and dedicated Network Manager to maintain and develop our school’s IT system. We are looking for an individual who not only has the knowledge and skills to undertake this role but someone who truly embodies the school’s vision and core values.

The post holder will have overall responsibility for managing the help desk ticketing system, handling all aspects of IT technical support and prioritising their own and their team’s workload.

The individual in this position will need to have excellent inter-personal skills and be able to communicate clearly and sensitively with stakeholders and work well in a team. You need to be able to work on your own initiative and have the ability to work well to deadlines during busy and pressured times.

A key element of the role will be to contribute and support the ICT development plan alongside the School Business Manager addressing and removing any barriers to Teaching and Learning. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that the school is GDPR compliant.

If you want to work in a school where everyone is valued and supported to be the best they can be (both students and staff) then this is the school for you.

Please click on this link to get a flavour of St Wilfrid’s: https://youtu.be/KguSQ7vkgeg

The strength of community at St Wilfrid’s is a strong one based upon mutual respect. The staff are incredibly hard working and are prepared to go the extra mile for the students in their charge. Our students are amazing and they contribute enormously to making the school such a welcoming and productive place.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 3rd October 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 14th October 2019

Any successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check at an Enhanced level.

Essential educational requirements

 Assessing the school’s computing requirements
 Designing and testing network plans to meet the school’s needs
 Putting in place network security measures
 Planning back-up and recovery systems
 Organising preventative maintenance schedules
 Monitoring and reporting on network performance and usage
 Managing technical staff
 Managing network growth and development
 Responsible for ensuring the school is compliant with GDPR

Essential qualifications

 Assessing the school’s computing requirements
 Designing and testing network plans to meet the school’s needs
 Putting in place network security measures
 Planning back-up and recovery systems
 Organising preventative maintenance schedules
 Monitoring and reporting on network performance and usage
 Managing technical staff
 Managing network growth and development
 Responsible for ensuring the school is compliant with GDPR

Essential skills and experience

 Problem-solving skills
 Excellent communication and presentation skills
 Project management skills
 Excellent technical skills
 The ability to lead and motivate a team


About St Wilfrid's Catholic Comprehensive School, Crawley

Address
St Wilfrid's Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8PG
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
St Wilfrid's Catholic Comprehensive School, Crawley website (opens in a new window)