Senior It Technician

  • £20,800pa
  • Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent
  • Sutton Valence School

We are looking for a Senior IT Technician to join a small well-established, enthusiastic and approachable team providing technical support to the School from January 2019. There are great opportunities for continued professional development and on-the-job training.

You will support the Network Manager in running the IT infrastructure and systems across the Schools’ two sites. Reporting directly to him you will be responsible for supporting a wide range of hardware and software solutions in the teaching, learning and business environments. Duties include providing first and second line support to staff and pupils and planning and assisting with projects and development work.

The ideal candidate for this post will be someone who really enjoys a busy environment, able to work under pressure and take pride in giving good customer service. You will be good at thinking quickly and sorting problems out on the spot whilst having the ability to stay calm in a crisis. The candidate will have be able to use their own initiative, be able to prioritise tasks and work without direct supervision, as well as having excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and individually. Reliability, a good amount of flexibility, energy, enthusiasm and being a team player are essential. Every member of the Support Staff team has their own area of responsibility, but it is expected that everyone has a flexible attitude and is willing and able to assist in other areas, if and when required. Candidates should have either have experience of working in an IT support environment or hold/be working towards a recognised industry qualification.

Salary circa £20,800pa with five weeks holiday.

Further details of the post, including an electronic copy of the application form, can be found on our website or from the Network Manager.

Telephone: 01622 845260 Email: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2019.

Sutton Valence School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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