We have a vacancy for a highly-motivated, enthusiastic and proactive IT Support Officer to work as part of our team supporting a large school network. You will be responsible for providing server, desktop and network support to staff and students on a daily basis. Experience of Windows Server 2012/2008, Windows 10, AD management, wireless networking and IT infrastructure is essential. Experience of Hyper V, Apple devices, MDM management and Antivirus solutions would be an advantage.
You will also be asked to do some project work.
You will need to have the ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment, troubleshoot problems and resolve issues effectively and efficiently.
Just 30 minutes by train from Central London, The Highcrest Academy is the first All Ability Academy in in the county of Buckinghamshire. It is culturally diverse and a vibrant school making it a fantastic place to work. There are approximately 950 students on roll, which includes the Sixth Form. A new building programme comprises a brand new Sixth Form Centre, sports facilities including a gym and a new restaurant for both students and staff.
Highcrest offers an innovative and extensive CPD package that was recognised as an excellent example of good practice in our most recent Ofsted Inspection. No matter what your experience, we will help you develop into what you aspire to be.
“I’d definitely say our INSET and CPD programme/sessions are far better than anything I’ve seen or heard of from other schools.” ... Head of Art
We also have a thriving House system that brings our whole school community together.
“The growing house system encourages competition between not only students but also staff, which creates a real community feeling, making it an enjoyable place to work.” ... Head of Humanities
If you are passionate about IT and want to really make a difference to the lives of young people then The Highcrest Academy could be the place for you; a thriving school in the heart of the community, with free on-site parking, staff recognition schemes and also “Friday Biscuits”!
For more information, please download the attached job description and person specification.
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Closing date: 10.00am on Monday 10 December 2018
Please apply asap. We reserve the right to close the advert early.
The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (policies on web). All members of staff are in a “regulated” role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.