Senior ICT Technician, Hackney

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The Petchey AcademyHackney

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £30k
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to work in a “good school”… with “outstanding leadership and management at all levels? - Ofsted 2015 

The Petchey Academy is currently seeking to appoint  a highly professional and experienced Senior ICT Technician, ideally with school experience, to join our Central Team. 

Outstanding Senior ICT Technician wanted for an exceptional school

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, pioneering and entrepreneurial Senior ICT Technician to work at our academy. We are looking for a candidate who is committed to maintaining the high standards set within The Petchey Academy. 

Purpose of post:

To support the management and maintenance of academy’s Networks, helping to instil industry (IT) and sector (education) best practice. The network itself is about to undergo a physical-to-virtual refresh and the academy is looking to utilise Google technologies where practicably possible.


• Relevant IT qualification e.g. A+, N+ Certification

• 2 - 3 years work experience in a similar role

• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, relate well to staff as well as students 

• Eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa

• Ability to Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people:

Has a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda

Shows a personal commitment to safeguarding

• Demonstrable skills relating to managing active equipment, including wireless technology.


• Excellent knowledge of IT initiatives and developments in schools.

• Knowledge of how E-learning can support the implementation of the national curriculum in schools.

• Be aware of different levels of National Curriculum IT and implications for infrastructure, e.g. consider the implications on server load of all PCs within the school logging in at the same time.

• Understand how the overall technical requirements of how the school should support the use of IT in the curriculum and management of the school.

• Familiarity of webpage structure and basic design aspects

We can offer you:

· The opportunity to be part of a growing academy in the centre of Hackney’s thriving community

· Excellent facilities and resources for all colleagues and students

· Excellent professional development opportunities and opportunity to grow within the academy

· An excellent benefits package 

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.


The Petchey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

A Section 128 check will be carried out on individuals applying for any role that retains or has been delegated any management responsibilities under the terms of a direction made by the Secretary of State for Education. 


The Petchey Academy is committed to promoting equality for all students and employees. Every individual will be treated with courtesy and respect and their contribution to the learning process will be valued.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.

More about The Petchey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shacklewell Lane, Hackney, London, E8 2EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7275 1500
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