Head of Network and IT Systems, Todmorden, West Yorkshire

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Todmorden High SchoolTodmorden, West Yorkshire

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SO1 £26,470-£28,221, with possible R&R of £2500
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Networks and IT Systems

Hours: 37 hours a week. 

We are looking for an experienced Network and ICT professional to join our executive team and lead on the maintenance and development of the school’s provision.  We are looking for an individual who not only has the knowledge and skills to undertake this role but someone who truly embodies the school’s vision and core values which are Respect, Care and Honesty.

Our ICT team is in a transitional stage following extensive development over the summer period. As Head of Network you would direct and lead the provision, school wide, supported by a Technician on a day to day basis, with strategic oversight being offered from the Local Authority.  There are additional ideas under research which could add to the team further. 

You will ensure that the IT services across the school are implemented, delivered effectively and that ICT equipment is available when necessary and fit for purpose. You will co-ordinate the maintenance, installation and availability of the IT networks and resources, supporting the development of the IT networks and services across the site, ensuring all user needs are met. 

A key element of the role will be to contribute and support the ICT development plan alongside the School Business Manager addressing and removing any barriers to Teaching and Learning.

You will be able to prioritise and delegate work appropriately, you will also need to work well to deadlines during busy and pressured times. You will need to communicate clearly and sensitively with all stakeholders and work well in a team and alongside other staff. In return, we can offer you the support of experienced Leadership team members and the opportunity to develop your knowledge across a range of different systems and really grow within your career.

Our successful candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of a range of ICT software, hardware and other resources. The understanding of networks, LAN, WAN and Internet topologies, protocols and techniques is essential alongside knowledge of the application of ICT to develop teaching and learning. 

Our High School is a warm and friendly environment where staff are supported to grow and develop.  Our Executive team plays a crucial role in removing any barriers to teaching and learning allowing our teachers to focus on teaching and good outcomes for our students.  Every member of our team plays a vital role in promoting and supporting good teaching and learning.  

We welcome applications from our wider community. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and join our team as soon as possible. We are a supportive and friendly environment.  You will play a significant part in our journey to becoming a truly ‘outstanding’ school. 

If you would like to make an appointment to visit the school, or if you would like to discuss the role further then please contact the school via d.todd@todhigh.co.uk 

Benefits include:

  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Cycle to work and staff discount 
  • Calderdale credit union
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to bespoke healthcare
  • 30 days annual leave to be taken during school holiday


Closing date: 1st October (9.00am)

How to apply: 

Please apply online via the quick apply button. 

Alternatively you can download the attached Application Form, complete and email to d.todd@todhigh.co.uk with your Covering Letter.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy we cannot accept CV applications.

For more information about us, please visit our website at http://www.todhigh.co.uk. For more information about Todmorden, please see www.visittodmorden.co.uk

We look forward to receiving your application

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More about Todmorden High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ewood Lane, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 813558
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