Trust IT Technician job summary
Includes £2,500 Recruitment allowance
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• To support the Trust IT Manager to meet the academic, pastoral and other needs of students by improving the quality of teaching and learning, thereby helping all students to achieve their full potential by ensuring the availability of fully operational curriculum and administrative IT networks throughout the school & external customers.
• Install, maintain and upgrade software to enable all students and staff to make full use of all available IT equipment and systems.
• To advise staff in the use of software to enable them to improve the quality of teaching and learning for students.
• To assist staff and students to resolve problems with the use of hardware and software, to ensure that students can maximise the use of available IT equipment and systems thereby maximising their understanding of the range of learning opportunities and the quality of work.
• To carry out repairs to hardware not covered by ‘warranties’ and within own ability, to arrange other maintenance, to ensure maximum availability and cost-effectiveness of all IT equipment in the school.
• To ensure the efficient management of IT security/backup systems throughout the school, by following agreed procedures to comply with Data Protection regulations and minimise potential data loss.
• Ensure software is correctly licensed to ensure that the school complies with legislative and other requirements.
• To control stock and order IT equipment, getting approval for purchases where necessary, to ensure value for money and minimum disruption to usage of IT equipment by students and staff.
(a) The postholder may be required to attend, from time to time, training courses, conferences, seminars or other meetings as required by his/her own training needs and the needs of the school.
(b) This post is subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Criminal Records Bureau regarding any previous criminal record.
This job description sets out the duties and responsibilities of the post at the time when it was drawn up. Such duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post
£2,500 recruitment allowance
Applying for the job
Please apply for this post via the Trust Website www.aquinas-cmat.org/vacancies/More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
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About St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust
- Trust type
- Multi-academy trust
The St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (CMAT) was formed in September 2018, and it currently comprises of 21 Catholic schools (17 Primary schools and 4 Secondary schools). It is the largest Multi Academy Trust operating solely in Leicestershire and one of the largest in the East Midlands region, with around 8,600 pupils and over 1,200 members of staff.
Bishop Patrick formed the CMAT along with three other CMATs based in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire to create formal partnerships between all the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Nottingham. Here in Leicestershire, this built on a very close working relationship which has existed between our schools for over forty years.
The CMAT provides a wide range of services to support our schools. As a Catholic MAT, we provide Chaplaincy leadership through our Lead Lay Chaplain who works in close partnership with peers in the other diocesan CMATs and with the Nottingham Diocesan Catholic Youth Service. Our CMAT is home to both the Leicestershire & Rutland Teaching School Hub, and one of the Department for Education’s ‘Exemplary Leadership’ Programmes. Both of these important aspects of our CMAT mean that we provide the highest quality training and support for teachers and school leaders in hundreds of schools locally, regionally and nationally. The staff in our schools all have access to this excellent training and professional development.
Most importantly of all, the young people attending schools in the St Thomas Aquinas CMAT are part of a very large Catholic educational organisation which strives to ensure that their time at school will directly improve their life chances. Working in partnership with parents, local parishes and the Diocese, the education and care our children and young people receive is second to none.