IT Manager, Lancashire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 7 (£23398 - £27668) + allowance of £2500 (recruitment allowance is negotiable for exceptional candidates) - Starting point on the main salary range will depend on ability & experience
Contract term: Permanent

Over the last five years the school has invested heavily in the IT infrastructure to create a reliable backbone for all stakeholders to use.  However, the school still has the desire to expand network provision further.  The successful candidate should have the motivation to further shape and design the network as well as having an excellent working knowledge of Storage Area Networks and VM Ware. 

Worden is a comprehensive Converter Academy that has a proven track record of sustained improvement and growth.  In February 2016 the school underwent a successful one day short inspection which highlighted the fact that Pupils leave the school with brighter prospects due to a passionate and driven leadership team working alongside teachers who care and meticulously plan for each unique cohort.

The behaviour and attitude of students at Worden is excellent and potential candidates are welcome to visit the school and see us at work.

You will have: 

• Excellent IT skills including working knowledge of VMware and SANs.

• Excellent organisational skills

• Able to lead and manage a team including an apprentice.

• Able to communicate effectively, both written and orally

• Able to develop and monitor school policy across your areas of responsibility.

• To have knowledge and understanding of current IT developments and how these can enhance the IT provision in educational establishments.

If you are a committed professional, enjoy a challenge, and are passionate about raising standards and making a difference, you are a person we want working with us. 

Worden is committed to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and appointment will be subject to receipt of suitable references, qualifications and identity checks.

Interviews: w/c 21st January 2019

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Address: Westfield Drive, Leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR25 1QX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 421021