IT Assistant, London

Closing date:

East London Science School (ELSS)London

Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: ELSS Support Staff Scale
Contract term: Fixed Term

IT Assistant 

Job Start : Immediate Start 

SALARY: £18,201-£23,075 pro rata per annum


CONTRACT TERM  : Part Time 0.6FTE or 0.8FTE

To stand on the shoulders of giants 

Under the guidance of the IT Manager to provide specialist support in all aspects relating to the care and maintenance of IT equipment across the school. This role will suit someone with a proven interest in IT and technology.


Main duties and responsibilities are indicated here.  Other duties at an appropriate level and nature may also be required and will be negotiated. 

• You will be responsible for covering all 1st Line Support issues and queries under supervision 

• To provide first line support to students and staff for hardware , software , audio-visual , photocopiers and telephone equipment 

• Ability to create Helpdesk procedures in order to log and manage calls 

• To maintain satisfactory of safety and security 

• To help produce and maintain IT reports , checklists and other documentation as necessary 

• Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office 365.

• An interest in learning backup procedures and planning for maintenance 

• Ability to communicate in an excellent telephone manner 

• A desire to solve IT  problems

Special Conditions of Service 

Because of the nature of the post, candidates are not entitled to withhold information regarding convictions by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 as amended.  Candidates are required to give details of any convictions on their application form and are expected to disclose such information at the appointment interview. 

East London Science School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required for the position.  

This post allows substantial access to children; candidates are required to comply with school procedures in relation to criminal records checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (“DBS”), and checks against the Children’s Barred List. If candidates are successful in their application prior to taking up post, they will be required to give written permission to the school to ascertain details from the DBS regarding any convictions against them and, as appropriate the nature of such convictions. 

Equal Opportunities 

The post holder will be expected to carry out all duties in the context of and in compliance with the school Equalities Policies. 


ELSS offers a full and rigorous programme of CPD support for all our staff based on the school’s educational principles and the professional experience of our staff. 

You can find us on Twitter: @ELSS_freeschool

To download an application pack or for more opportunities, please visit our website or for further information email

Closing date: 21 November 2018 

Interview date: TBC

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More about East London Science School (ELSS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: The Clock Mill, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow, London, E3 3DU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8981 2680
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East London Science School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in Bromley-by-Bow, East London. It is a free school that is part of a single-academy trust, the East London Science School Trust. The s...