Are you an IT professional looking for a fresh challenge and do you have experience of providing 1st and 2nd line support?
We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified candidate to be a part of the IT department at our Strode’s college site in Egham, Surrey on a full time, permanent basis.
We are part of The Windsor Forest Colleges Group which was formed through a partnership between East Berkshire College and Strode’s College in Egham. Delivering high quality education and training to over 8,000 students and businesses each year, we offer state-of-the-art learning environments at our three main campuses: Langley College, Strode's College and Windsor College.
Our mission is to inspire ambition and make a positive difference to lives through learning. We are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping us to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities and businesses. In return, we offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where everyone’s skills and ideas are valued and respected.
The Role and you
As an IT Technician, you will be responsible for providing 1st and 2nd line support to College campuses, ensuring that all IT resources are not interrupted during operational hours by providing pro-active support. You will also ensure students and staff have access to all necessary IT/AV/Printing and Apple facilities.
The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience of working within IT in a similar role and have previous experience of providing 1st and 2nd line support. You will also hold an A+ or equivalent qualification (e.g. BTEC, Diploma in AV / IT or City & Guilds) or equivalent 1 year’s relevant experience.
For further details of the role and the person specification please see the job description.
This is an opportunity for a passionate individual who wishes to work in a truly stimulating and rewarding environment.
Our staff benefit from:
- Excellent work/life balance - Support roles enjoy 27 days plus bank holidays
- Access to excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- Free on-site parking at all sites
- Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans
- Family friendly policies to support Work Life Balance
- NUS cards offering a wide range of discounts
- Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and discounted hair and beauty treatments at The Salon at Langley College
Please be advised that the vacancy will close at midday on Thursday 15th April 2021
Interviews will be held on Monday 26th April 2021
Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
- Further Education
- Students of age 16+ years