ICT Technician, Wigston Road, Coventry

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Grace Academy CoventryWigston Road, Coventry

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Start date: 27 November 2017
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: NJC Band C – Point 13 to 23 (£16,491 to £21,268) Pro Rata (Term time plus 4 weeks)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Grace Academy Coventry is part of a three Academy trust supported by a foundation team.  By working together and sharing knowledge, expertise and resources we are able to achieve more together than would ever be possible in isolation.  Our Academy has a new Principal and we are on a rapid journey of improvement  towards  outstanding.  

Grace Academy's ethos is one of success, built on inclusion, care and support for all its learners. Our core values of Grace, Integrity, Respect, Potential and Excellence permeate everything we do and all our interactions with students, staff and the wider community;  This is directly in keeping with our Christian ethos.  At the Academy we put learning and learners first in every aspect of school life.  Our core purpose means that we ensure that every learning opportunity is tailored for, and responsive to, the needs of all our students.  

The right candidate will provide technical support to the Academy community relating to the operation of the IT network and associated technology in order to maximize the learning opportunities of all students .   

To support the Senior ICT Technician in obtaining, using and developing the appropriate software to ensure maximum efficiency across the Academy and supporting in the maintenance of the hardware (at least to Level 1) as required by the Academy. To manage the upkeep of the website, the portal, AV and keeping display screens up to date and developing aspects as required.

What we offer you

The Academy puts wellbeing and development at the heart of its work and we work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively.  CPD is offered, however, the right candidate will be encouraged to self-develop with the support of the Senior ICT Technician.

The Academy has outstanding facilities and is a spacious, welcoming workplace. We have a modern, well equipped gym that is free to use for staff.  There are many ICT suites with up to date facilities available for all staff to use and every classroom is equipped with a smart board.  Every member of staff is issued with a laptop for their own use.    Our students are pleasant and have high aspirations for their future.  

The position is on a fixed term basis for the first 1 year with the opportunity of becoming permanent.

About you

You will be a skilfull ICT Technician with prior experience in education. You will be a positive, forward looking individual with the energy to maintain and develop an already established ICT support department. You will be flexible, pro-active and enthusiastic, wanting to bring cutting edge practice into the areas where you work.  

For More Information 

For more details about the Academy please browse our website at:  http://coventry.graceacademy.org.uk/  You are encouraged to visit the Academy and see our values in action.  It will give you the opportunity to see our outstanding facilities.  If you would like to visit the Acacemy or for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Gavin Payne, Senior ICT Technician, on  02476 589027, or email at gavinpayne@graceacademy.org.uk.  Closing date: Friday, 15th December, 2017, with Interviews taking place Tuesday, 19th December, 2017.

Job location

More about Grace Academy Coventry
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 247 6589000
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