IT Technician, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,672pa to £19,819pa + fringe £857pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Would you like to work in a school that is ranked 5th most popular in Hertfordshire?

Do you have excellent IT skills?

If so, we are looking to recruit an IT Technician to join our Trust. The person would be the first point of call for IT support, maintain a high degree of customer service, install and repair hardware and software as required, assist both staff and students face-to-face, by email or remote access, perform any other duties identified by the IT Manager. Working experience of Microsoft operating systems and Office packages is required and some knowledge of networking would be desirable. 

We need someone who is energetic, friendly and most importantly a team player. You must be able to demonstrate that you can work independently when required and not be afraid to take on a challenge. 

A good personality and ‘can-do’ attitude is essential as is a willingness to learn.  A proven ability to communicate complex technical issues to users from different backgrounds and levels of IT ability is essential. 

Previous experience working in an education setting is desirable.  The salary for the role is APT&C points 17 – 20 + fringe (currently £18,672p.a. to £19,819p.a. + £857p.a.), depending on skills and experience.  The post is for 37 hours per week, all year round.

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work. The school is ranked as the 5th most popular school in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising. We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk. 

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT) from September 2018. For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on the above number.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: by the deadline. Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 27th June 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  w/c Monday 2nd July 2018 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...