ICT Technician

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ICT Technician

  • Heyford Park Free School is located at the heart of Heyford Park in Oxfordshire – the site of a former RAF and US Air Force base – and reflects the strong community spirit we have here at Heyford Park.
    It is our aim to know every one of our students well, providing an environment that not only allows them to achieve what they are truly capable of, but also equips them with excellent academic qualifications and a ‘can do’ attitude. We want our students to be able to create the right pathway for themselves while making a meaningful contribution to their communities.
  • We are looking for an ICT technician, who will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team, reporting to the Business Manager.  He/she will be responsible for campus-wide 1st line technical support to curriculum and administrative PCs, laptops, printers and our Apple Mac suites.  
    “We aim to know every one of our students well, providing an environment that allows them to achieve what they are truly capable of by promoting both academic progress and a ‘can do’ attitude.”
    Our all-through Free School opened in September 2013 and we have experienced rapid growth, with currently 290 children in Nursery to Year 5 (our oldest primary children will be in Year 6 next year.)  Our fantastic heritage site has been fully refurbished and provides a unique learning environment.
    We are forward-thinking, with the freedom to shape our school curriculum in response to the needs of the local community and businesses and we are delighted that Ofsted judged us to be a Good school in April 2015.

  • We are looking for a new member of our team.  The ideal candidate will:
    • Assist in the maintenance of the School’s ICT network and systems working closely with RM Education to deliver the best service across the school.
    •  Provide first and second line support to staff and pupils, advising and resolving issues.
    • Assist in the day to day support of the School’s network
    •  Install, operate and maintain network services, firewalls, routers, hubs, NAS, switches and other network/system devices
    • Ensure support requests are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Provide hardware and software support for all servers, computers and mobile devices
    • Manage user accounts for new starters, including resetting passwords, updating printer codes and other IT requests,
    • Ensure the ICT facilities are in full working order including providing paper and toner for printers
    • Assist in the installation and maintenance of all software on computers
    • Provide technical support to teaching staff using the IT equipment, including whiteboards, projectors and audio systems during lessons and to assist pupils, if directed by teaching staff
    • Assist in the ongoing development of ICT systems in School to enable the delivery of the electronic classroom
    • Work flexibly in promoting the best practice use of IT facilities at the School
    What we can offer you:
    • a positive and friendly staff team
    • many and varied opportunities – no two days are ever the same!
    • friendly children who we get to know as individuals
    • the opportunities that come from being part of an all-through and growing school
    • supportive school leaders
    • a strong, creative, dedicated and supportive teaching team
  • Salary: Grade 7 Point 22 – 25, £21,074 - £23,111 per annum

    37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (25 days’ holiday)

    Full Time -Permanent

    Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:00

    Start date: As soon as possible

  • Applications must be made using the Heyford Park Free School Application Form, which should be submitted along with an Equal Opportunities Statement and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for the post and why you are suited to the post. All forms can be found on our website under ‘Vacancies’.
    Please note that we advise applying promptly as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

    We welcome visits to the school.  To discuss this role or to visit the school, please contact Lorraine Dumbill, Business Manager, on ldumbill@heyfordparkfreeschool.org or on 01869 232 203. 
    • Closing Date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 13th February
    • Interviews will be arranged directly with candidates.

    Heyford Park Free School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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