ICT and Media Administrator (Full Time), Brent

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Islamia Primary SchoolBrent

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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Islamia Primary School (established on 1983) is a two form entry faith based voluntary-aided school situated in North West London. We are a consistently ‘Good’ school aspires to be nothing short of excellent in all aspects of school life and we work hard to nurture and produce a generation that contributes positively to the wider community

The school is seeking to appoint a self-motivated, dynamic and confident individual to the post of ICT and Media Administrator. Our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation.

We can offer:

· Genuinely committed, hard-working, friendly staff (you will feel like part of a family). 

· The opportunity to work strategically with the business manager and Headteacher.

· Excellent facilities

· Commitment to staff wellbeing and personal development. 

The Post:

Fixed Term (1 year) with opportunity for renewal. 

Responsibilities include:

Technical   Support: 

. Resolve basic problems associated with operating   systems, networks, software, hardware, printers etc around the school 

. Record support requests, outcomes and time taken in the   support log 

. Ensure that a supply of consumable items such as   printer cartridges and toners are maintained and reordered as required 

. Ensure back-ups of our network servers at specific   intervals Ensure virus protection is kept up to date

. Ensure projectors or screens are pro-actively   maintained 

. Maintain the hardware inventory with new and updated   equipment in accordance with audit requirements

. Maintain the school tablets PCs, installing apps etc

. Maintain the school domain, adding and deleting staff   and pupils as they join or leave the school. 

. Undergo any training linked to the development of ICT   and disseminate the training to others 

Support the Pupils by: 

. Ensuring that, as far as possible, pupils are not   exposed to inappropriate materials on the internet 

. Working with staff, parents and pupils to promote safe   use of ICT equipment and sites at school and at home 

. Support in the identification of software and hardware   that can aid children with specific educational needs 

Support the Teachers by: 

. Preparing classrooms and halls for ICT activities as   appropriate 

. Delivering tablets PCs / laptops to classrooms in   accordance with the timetable Supporting teachers in planning and delivering   the National Curriculum

Support the School by: 

. Being aware of and following all school policies and   procedures, in particular policies relating to the use of ICT equipment and   sites 

. Maintaining the school web site and ensuring that   information is accessible and up to date (including all DfE statutory   requirements).

. Updating all school social media accounts. 

. Ensuring that all staff, parents and pupils are using   LGfL

. Working with the ICT Subject Coordinator to develop the   use of LGfL

. Working with the School Business Manager and ICT   Subject Coordinatorto prepare an action plan linked to required investment to   ensure that ICT equipment meets the needs of the curriculum 

. Identifying possible ICT requirements and develop   outline specifications for solutions 

. Obtaining quotes, which represent best value for the   new ICT equipment/repairs etc

. Running workshops, training events, family learning and   clubs to promote the use of ICT 

. Being a member of the Governors ICT Planning Group and   support the strategic direction of ICT in the school 

. Ensure tablets PCs and laptops are put on charge and   securely stored overnight 

. Ensure the safe disposal of obsolete equipment, used   consumables and waste materials in line with recognised procedures and legal   requirements 

. Support admin staff to complete Census submission. 

. Support the smooth running of the schools access control system 

. Maintain an up-to-date inventory of ICT software and   licences in school 

. Ensure routine safety checks, including electrical   tests are carried out and appropriate records maintained

We are looking for someone who:

· Has previous experience in similar   school role (Experience of using SIMS and LGfLpreferred)

· Experience of updating content   websites and Facebook / Twitter accounts. 

· Committed to working with teachers, children   and their families. 

· Has good interpersonal skills and the   ability to support colleagues.

· Can work strategically with staff. 

· Can be a positive role model. 

· Respectful of the school’s ethos

· Punctual.

· Ability to multi task and meet deadlines.

How to apply: 

All applicants will be asked for:

· An enhanced DBS check 

· References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview

If you are interested in this role, please email Gillian McEvoy on gmcevoy5.304@lgflmail.org

Hours: 36 hours (5 days)

Interview Date: w/c 28th August 2017

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More about Islamia Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Muslim
Address: 129 Salusbury Road, London, NW6 6PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7372 2532