IT Infrastructure Engineer, Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Furze Platt Senior SchoolMaidenhead, Berkshire

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Start date: To start as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 pa, depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

 Would you like to join an IT Department which makes up an important part of the support staff team of an extremely popular and expanding secondary school?

Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead. 1200 boys and girls of all abilities thrive at our school. We are a highly ambitious, high-achieving and fully inclusive school providing an outstanding education for all. We want our students to enjoy the time they spend with us by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding. 

The IT team is looking for someone who will specialise in and be able to take charge of all hardware aspects of the school’s business network, assume responsibility for evaluating and maintaining server performance and work with the IT team to assist in the resolution of service desk tickets. This is an opportunity to   develop your career and be involved in our goal to expand our provision of a professional IT service to other schools in the local area. 

We can offer you:

· the harmonious and friendly atmosphere which exists on our campus

· the opportunity to join a happy and successful school which has been rated as one of the country’s highest achieving comprehensive schools by the SSAT, with excellent exam results and whose Progress 8 score is in the top 24% of schools nationally

· fantastic support from your line manager and a Senior Leadership Team who genuinely want to see all staff succeed and develop here at Furze Platt

· 28 days holiday

· access to a newly installed gym

· access to an employee advice service which provides information, helpful resources and other services

· Freshly brewed coffee during break-time

· Invitations to whole school social events including our Christmas party and gatherings to celebrate success.

The successful candidate will:

· have experience of Hyper-V or VMware Clusters, VLANs and Subnets

· have experience of storage SAN/NAS and of backup and recovery (ideally VEEAM)

· have good technical ability and the necessary analytical and problem solving skills to solve IT hardware and software problems

· be able to work independently and use their own initiative, but also be an effective team player.

Interested applicants are welcome to talk to Mrs Debbie Harding, HR Manager debbie.harding@furzeplatt.net about this post, or to visit the school. To learn more about our school please refer to our website www.furzeplatt.com

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017. 

We welcome early applications.

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 625308
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