Senior Systems Technician, Maidstone Kent

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Maidstone Grammar School for GirlsMaidstone Kent
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Start date: October/November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Kent Scheme 8: £25,238-£28,781 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Senior Systems Technician

Required from October/November 2019

Full-Time All Year Round Contract, 37 hours per week 

Kent Scheme Salaries 8: £25,238-£28,781 per annum 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join the Systems Team at MGGS. The successful applicant will provide an advanced, efficient and effective technical support service to all users of the school systems and support the maintenance and ongoing development of the network infrastructure, IT resources, and other relevant systems along with co-ordinating technical support for the Computer Hub training.

Applicants should possess advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft and Google technologies including current server and desktop operating system and server roles, along with computer/network infrastructure equipment and cloud based systems.  Knowledge and experience of server virtualisation technologies would also be an advantage.  

The successful applicant will contribute to the day to day support and development of the school’s systems and provide a high level of support for teaching and learning.  This role will also involve working on projects to further develop our systems including equipment rollouts and upgrades. Applicants should also be confident in the use of audio/visual systems.

The ability to work and communicate with a range of people at all levels, including young people, will be essential.  Applicants should have an IT related degree or equivalent experience, or another relevant IT qualification.

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of over 1200 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 320.  Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computer Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment.  Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website  Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA.  If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher via email:

Applications welcomed immediately

  Closing Date: 8am on Thursday, 12th September 2019

Interview Date:  Tuesday, 17th September 2019



More about Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
Address: Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1622 752103