Head of Information Technology, Bradford

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Bradford Grammar SchoolBradford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000(Free school lunches during term-time. Free Parking. Salary Sacrifice Schemes. Employee Discount Platform)
Contract term: Permanent

£50K - £55k per annum (depending on experience)

Bradford Grammar School believes in providing every opportunity for its Junior and Senior pupils to embrace academic, sporting and creative excellence within an aspirational, caring environment, in which happiness is the key to success.

Located in a cosmopolitan urban setting but drawing equal numbers of pupils from the attractive and established suburbs of West Yorkshire and the lower Dales, the School is a flagship for independent education in the North with notable sporting alumni including Alastair and Jonny Brownlee, Adrian Moorhouse and Charlie Hodgson. Above all, BGS is a happy school and a rewarding place to work.

Bradford Grammar School is seeking a hugely talented, experienced IT qualified person to lead the IT team that provides wide ranging essential services to teachers, support staff and pupils alike. As Head of Information Technology your role will be extremely varied, ranging from, for example, ensuring that your colleagues in the IT team deliver a daily responsive, accurate and technically first class service to all users (with you capable of also being technically hands on as and when necessary), to dealing with members of the Senior Leadership team in developing a new ICT Strategy of which a Digital Education Strategy will be a key part, to ensuring the security of all the School’s systems, to budget management and effective procurement.

The successful individual will already have line management experience, will be adaptable to and responsive to the fast moving pace of the IT challenges that arise on a daily basis at this busy 1,000 pupil independent day school and will be a person who can relate to people at all levels. The person should have a desire for continuing professional education and must be forward thinking, yet realistic, in their ICT ambition for the school. 

The role reports to the Bursar but will have frequent contact with varied personnel across the whole School.

For further details and to apply online please visit our website www.bradfordgrammar.com/vacancies
(CVs cannot be accepted).

Closing date for receipt of applications is 9:00 am Monday 24 February 2020

Telephone Technical interviews will be held week commencing 2 March 2020

First interviews will be held Wednesday 11 March 2020

Second interviews will be held week commencing 16 March 2020

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references.

More about Bradford Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 19 years
Address: Junior and Senior School, Keighley Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 4JP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1274 542492
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Bradford Grammar School is a mixed, non-denominational, all-through independent school situated in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The school caters for children from junior school through to sixth form, aged between 6-19. Admission is by exam. There are a...