IT Technician - Fixed Term, Witham

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New Rickstones AcademyWitham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,707-£18,319 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

£17,707-£18,319 per annum

37 hours per week, 52 weeks 

New Rickstones Academy is graded ‘Good’ and has a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike. Staff benefits include a Health Cash Plan, Pension Scheme and discounted membership at Witham Leisure Centre.

Reporting to the IT Systems Manager, you will be responsible for providing frontline support for students and staff to ensure that academy IT systems are fully functioning at all times, maintaining IT Service Level. You will also contribute to the continued development of the Academy IT provision. This is a position in which you can grow and develop, and work closely in plans to develop the networks. 

On occasions you may also support our sister academy, Maltings Academy, also in Witham. Both academies are new builds and have benefited from significant investment in their ICT infrastructure.  We have a range of different systems running on our networks including Windows and Mac OSX. Both academies use Google Apps for Education extensively to complement their internal networks. With over 500 devices at each academy, including desktops, laptops, ChromeBooks, iPads and iPhones, technology is essential in the day to day running of the academy. You will also be supporting a VoIP telephony system, for which training will be provided if necessary.

The working hours for this position are 8am - 4pm Monday-Thursday and 8am-3.30pm on Fridays.

If you have proven IT experience, a passion for constant learning and development and great customer service skills, we would love to hear from you!

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact  Jim Gavin, ICT Systems Manage, for an informal discussion about the role and/or to arrange a visit to the academy ( /  01376 515 756 x256).

New Rickstones Academy is a key member of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential, broaden their horizons and become active, prosperous and successful citizens in the world around them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. 

This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2019 and is required to commence Tuesday 4 September 2018.  Interviews are scheduled to take place Friday 27 July 2018.

Closing date: Sunday 29 July 2018.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. Candidates are advised to carefully consider  the Supporting Statement section of the application form, explaining clearly how they meet the requirements of the person specification.  Please also ensure that as you provide professional references with business contact information covering your last two employers.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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More about New Rickstones Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Conrad Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 2SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376 515 756
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