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Senior IT Technician

The Skinners' Kent AcademyTunbridge Wells

Senior IT Technician

We are looking for a Senior IT  Technician to join our team. We are primarily based at The Skinners’ Kent Academy in Tunbridge Wells, but we also provide support, and infrastructure to Skinners’ Kent Primary School (also in Tunbridge Wells). You would have the opportunity to work at both sites.

The Skinners’ Kent Academy is housed in fantastic, modern buildings, and the IT facilities are excellent. We have a robust and powerful network infrastructure throughout the building, and we support a wide range of devices, including a 1 to 1 iPad Scheme for students. A large part of your role would be ensuring that this scheme runs well and is effectively managed.

Our network setup consists of a cluster of high-powered, physical servers running a Hyper-V environment. These virtual servers provide services for both schools. Services and systems we use include: 

  • File Servers 
  • 3CX Telephone System 
  • Active Directory 
  • CCTV 
  • Web Hosting 
  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager 
  • Office 365 
  • Edulink – Parent Communication 
  • Class Charts – Behaviour and Room Layouts 
  • Hosted Sims – School Database

We are looking for someone who can build positive professional relationships with staff, students and other stakeholders and loves helping and solving problems. Your primary role will be to support the Head of IT Services by providing second line IT support for the benefit of teaching, learning , administration and management.  We are looking for someone with patience, and a good sense of humour as well as a willingness to try out new technology and experiment with new ways of working.

Please see the job pack for further information.

The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references.

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