This post is a fixed term contract for 1 year in the first instance.
A Network Manager is required to be responsible for the development and maintenance of high quality IT networks and to develop the IT for learning strategy including emerging technology (including cloud services), virtualization technology and hardware. To provide technical advice, training and assistance in IT related matters to staff and students. To line manage the IT Technicians including their induction, training and performance management, ensuring that Health & Safety requirements and other relevant regulations are in place and adhered to.
Candidates must have Microsoft Certification (MCSA highly preferred), significant working knowledge of a range of IT software, hardware, network infrastructure and other resources. A thorough understanding of networks, LAN, WAN and internet topologies, protocols and techniques together with a proven technical background in network management, desktop computers and legislation is required. Candidates must be able to demonstrate evidence of successfully managing IT network/s, hardware and software functions in order to support the day to day operations of a network. In addition, excellent analytical skills are required with the ability to organise workloads to meet deadlines and to work flexibly. In return, the successful candidate will be able to work on fully converged Cisco network environment, including voice and wireless, VMWare 6.7 and Google Classroom.
The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
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The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves.
If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion.
Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early, should we receive a high volume of applications.