Senior IT Technician

Location London
Discipline: Healthcare Assistants
Salary: £25,047 - 26,238 per year
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

Contact email: suzanne@sterlingcross.com
Job ref: AA/SW/11718/4
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

A leading special education school in South London is now looking for a skilled IT Technician to join the team and support the smooth operation and development of the school’s IT systems.

This specialist school provides excellent education and wider learning opportunities for children and young people (aged 2-19 years) with vision impairments, with and without additional hearing impairments, disabilities, and medical needs. The school also has an on-site, “Outstanding”-rated residential provision for up to 24 boarders, offering an extended supported environment to relax, make friends, and explore hobbies and interests outside of the classroom.

As an IT Technician, you will join an experienced team in providing general IT support across the school. Your role will focus more on server development and increasing capacity – including server administration, systems monitoring and troubleshooting, and modernisation of legacy systems – to ensure the school’s digital systems can best support the learning of its SEN pupils.

This is great opportunity to support the optimisation of IT for users with a diverse range of abilities and digital literacy, as well as to build strong relationships with colleagues both in education and in wider education support services.

This is a fixed-term, term-time role for an IT Technician (37.5h per week, 41 weeks per year).

 

Person specification:

  • (Essential) Previous experience as an IT Technician or similar
  • (Essential) Solid IT Generalist skills and familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory
  • (Desirable) Previous professional IT experience within a school setting
  • (Desirable) Previous experience with computer accessibility and assistive technology

 

Benefits / enhancements include:

  • Personalised induction programme
  • Positive and supportive team environment
  • Further learning and development support
  • Free local gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee referral scheme