Senior IT Technician, Southwark

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Bacon's CollegeSouthwark

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience,
Contract term: Permanent

Senior ICT Technician

Location: London

Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience, 37.5 hours per week, all year round

Closing Date: Sunday, 15 September 2019

Interviews:  TBC

The role

This is a school-based role primarily at Bacon’s College, with the expectation that you may be required to visit other schools in the Shared IT Service as required.   

As the Senior ICT Technician, your role is to support the Deputy Cluster Manager in delivering, maintaining and supporting technology in Bacon’s College. Assisting in the management of staff within based at Bacon’s College including their activity, performance and development.  You have direct responsibility for day to day delivery of IT Services at Bacon’s College, with additional support and guidance provided by the Deputy Cluster Manager.

Your application should explain your suitability for the role described above and in the Job Description, both in terms of your technical knowledge and experience and your ability to manage, work with and through others.

The Senior Network Technician post reports to the Deputy Cluster Manager based at Bacon’s College.  You will have line management responsibility for 2 Technicians/Apprentices at Bacon’s College.  Opportunities to gain wider technical knowledge and experience across the cluster are expected and beneficial to all.

United Learning is a large and growing group of schools, which aims to provide a life changing education to children and young people across England. The Technology Department, to which the Shared Service Team is accountable, is based in our Peterborough office, with many colleagues working in the field directly with schools. The team has a diverse set of functions, from running critical back-office systems, through envisioning and delivering strategic projects that cut across United Learning’s activities, to the support of schools’ use of technology for teaching and learning.

About You

We are looking for a highly adaptable, technical problem-solver, able to work with autonomy and independence to deliver IT services within Bacon’s College supported by experienced colleagues.

In all likelihood, you will be currently working in a school as an IT Technician/Senior Technician or similar context, in an IT support role and are looking for the next step in your career.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential along with a proven ability to build relationships with staff at all levels.

United Learning

Bacon’s College joined United Learning in Spring 2018, 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’.

Contact:  Valeria Garcia, HR Administrator: 


More about Bacon's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Timber Pond Road, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 6AT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7237 1928
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