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Lead IT Technician

Goresbrook SchoolBarking and Dagenham

Lead IT Technician (All-through School)

Competitive Salary (dependent on skills)

Closing Date: 16th March 2021

Do you want to be part of a team that is creating a transformational all-through school?  Do you believe that every young person has the potential to gain an A* at A-level, and go on to rigorous academic study in a highly competitive University? If so, join Goresbrook School.

Goresbrook School opened in September 2014, with three classes of Reception children, and has made a tremendous progress. As a new all-through school, Goresbrook has a rare opportunity to innovate, and create a superb, continuous learning experience for children from 3-18 years. Our Primary school opened in September 2014, and our Secondary school opened in September 2016.

We have the children; we have the brand new state-of-the-art building; we now need you! If you are passionate about your subject, and are excited by rigorous and innovative curriculum design, we are the school for you. You are very welcome to visit us, even if you don’t end up applying for the post. We are 20 minutes on the tube from Mile End, and just 15 minutes’ drive from East London. We love to have people visit, to participate in children’s learning and see what we offer our children.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead IT Technician to play a key role within our growing and flourishing new school.

We seek an outstanding and innovative Lead IT Technician to deliver, maintain and support technology in Goresbrook with the possibility of providing support to United Learning primary schools in the future. Assisting in the management of future IT staff, including their activity, performance and development. Responsible for delivery of IT Services at Goresbrook School.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Business Manager, contributing to the operational management of IT Services to support teaching and learning, business and administrative at Goresbrook.
  • With support from United Learning Technology Specialists create IT reports for the monthly reporting cycle at Goresbrook School.
  • Line Management responsibility for any IT Technicians employed.
  • Oversee the provision of Audio Visual systems at Goresbrook School to ensure high availability and suitable performance. With the support of the United Learning Technology Specialists, develop a sustainable strategy for refresh, taking into account educational requirements, emerging technologies and affordability.
  • Responsible for meeting all SLA measures for the IT Service in Goresbrook School.

About You

If you share our core belief in a growth mindset; if you thrive in a ‘no excuses’ culture, and in an environment that is focused on improvement and reflection, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, as a new and growing all through school, we can offer you the potential to develop professionally and personally and be integral to the school’s continued growth, progress and success and really make this role your own. Also, being part of United Learning, one of the leading school groups in the country, we can offer you unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions.

United Learning

Goresbrook School is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

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