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ICT Network and Infrastructure Manager

Barking Abbey SchoolBarking and Dagenham

ICT Network and Infrastructure Manager 

Start Date: January 2022

35 hours per week, full time, 08.00-16.00

Salary PO2 (Point 29 -32) £34,884 - £37,722

Are you motivated and driven with a passion for all things ICT and Technical?

Do you relish a challenge and like to be kept on your toes?

If so this may be the opportunity you are looking for….

We are looking for an ambitious, proactive and experienced ICT technician/manager who is looking for the next step in their career. You will have great communication skills and be driven to provide a first-class service.

In this role you will be responsible and accountable for all aspects of the ICT provision in school, you will line manage a team of 5 staff working across two campuses. 

This is an exciting time to Join Barking Abbey School and a fantastic opportunity for someone with outstanding IT, communication and organisational skills who would like to develop their knowledge and career to work within the education sector.

This is a critical role in school. We invest heavily in using ICT to improve educational outcomes and for effective and efficient leadership and management of school processes. Our network is expanding with several computing suites over two campuses. Our ICT team are an integral part of the school, and this role is fundamental to the progress and development of the ICT team’s development, our infrastructure and systems across the school. 

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, exceptionally well organised and a good team worker and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of ICT systems development and have a passion for the role of ICT in an educational setting.

Having now reached our final year of growth and expansion we are looking to further embed, develop and streamline our ICT, systems, services and processes to ultimately impact upon the educational outcomes for every student and member of staff.

The successful candidate will:

• Have relevant experience and/or qualifications

• Be an outstanding communicator

• Be comfortable in supervising and managing staff

• Passionate about delivering an outstanding service and improving the outcomes fro students

• Be self-motivated and driven

• Keep up to date with the latest advances in technology

• Enjoy working in fast paced and high-pressured environment

• Lead by example and lead with the highest professional standards and expectations

• Be able to develop and lead an effective and efficient team 

In return we can offer:

• A good school with outstanding features (OFSTED 2017)

• A school where we get to know our students and staff well, find out what they are good at and develop their talents

• A supportive and encouraging staff team

Great Career development opportunities

• The opportunity to access a wide range of CPD opportunities within and beyond school

• A school which understands the importance of staff well-being and workload management

Barking Abbey is a heavily over-subscribed dual Campus secondary school in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and has a well-deserved reputation for its friendly and supportive atmosphere and its excellent academic achievements.

The school is located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Upney tube station and Barking mainline station (25 minutes from Liverpool Street).

Please click here to find out more information about what it is like to work at Barking Abbey www.barkingabbeyschool/join-us/staff-vacancies/

The application process:

A full application form must be completed and submitted via TES 

Closing date for this post: 9:00am Monday 6 December

Interviews to take place: Friday 10 December 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including a full disclosure check will be undertaken on all successful applicants.

Full details are set out in the Application pack including a job description and person spec. If you would like to visit the school, please contact Mrs Wright, Headteacher’s PA to book a place for one of the sessions. 

Barking Abbey serves a diverse community and as such we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. If you are interested in making a difference in young people’s lives whatever your background or history, please apply. 

Barking Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including Disclosure check, will be undertaken on all successful applicants.

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