IT Technician – Full time
£22,779 – £24,462 depending on experience (subject to review in April 2020)
36 hours per week/52 weeks per year
We are looking to grow our IT team which provides a comprehensive and responsive technical support service across the school. The successful candidate will provide efficient, customer-focused IT support and guidance to staff and students and will have an interest and knowledge in IT, with a keenness to learn and further develop their skills.
Working within a dynamic customer-facing team, you will be the first point of contact for user requests, which include supporting IT and AV systems, end-user support, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, and providing professional and technical support to keep our school operating efficiently.
For the third year running, Copthall celebrated another very successful year in our examination results. Our P8 score +0.89 places us in the top 3% in the country for progress. 90% of English grades were 9-4 with increases in outcomes for both Maths and Science. One of our students was the highest achieving history student in the whole country and gained a suite of grade 8s & 9s. Our A-level results were equally impressive with our A*-C grades increasing from 61% in 2018 to 74%. In addition to this, students who sat vocational subjects did equally well with the average grade a Merit+.
Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries. Our thriving Sixth Form, which is in the top 12% of schools for A-Level results, offers both A-Level and Vocational pathways and we boast an excellent success rate in University applications.
Copthall has seen rapid improvements in standards across the school. Following our Ofsted inspection in May 2018, we were awarded ‘Good’ status: “By implementing systems to raise staffs and pupils’ aspirations, leaders have established a culture of high expectations. As a result the school has secured marked improvements to learning and pupils’ progress”. The full report can be accessed using the following link: www.copthallschool.org.uk/226/ofsted
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• be committed to our ethos of high expectations without excuses or exceptions, with the belief that every child can succeed
• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
• have an interest in and commitment to working with, supporting the development of, and safeguarding children
and in return we offer candidates:
• support, mentoring and training appropriate to the post
• a forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes
• the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the school, its students and families
• benefits from our Employee Assistance Programme/Well-being package
Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange this.
Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.
Appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS check.
Application forms must be completed and are available from the school website: www.copthallschool.org.uk/219/join-us or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email to email@example.com.
Closing date: Monday 24th February 2020 (12 noon)