Assistant IT Manager for a Family of Independent Schools in London
Thomasís London Day Schools are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated IT professional to join our growing IT support team. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with excellent network management experience and interpersonal skills.
The Assistant IT Manager will be a key member of the team, responsible for maintaining the IT systems across eight sites, and working alongside four IT Support Specialists, the IT Administrator and the Senior IT Manager.
Under the direction of the Senior IT Manager, the successful candidate will maintain, support and upgrade the schoolsí core infrastructures. They will also assist in managing the support team to enable them to carry out tasks effectively and efficiently.
Technical Skills and Knowledge
o Windows Server 2003 up to 2012
o Active Directory and GPO design & management
o Virtualisation Ė especially Hyper-V & VMware
o SQL Server
o Understanding and basic use of UNIX server webhosting environments
o MDaemon Messaging Server & MS Exchange
o Google Apps/Docs/Drive
o Windows XP, 7 & 8
o VoIP, especially 3CX
o LANs, WANs, TCP/IP, Routing, VPNís, Firewalls
o Rack mounted servers / switches / routers / NTUs and other associated hardware
o Structured Cabling systems including Twisted Pair and Fibre and the patching of these systems
o Wireless network setup, management and security
o Scripting e.g. to automate regular tasks and services
o Hardware and software troubleshooting
o Mobile devices and MDM
o 1st and 2nd Line support experience
o Experience in supporting and maintaining an asset database
Thomas's London Day Schools is a group of leading preparatory schools in London. The schools are self-supporting, independent day schools for girls and boys, offering education to 1,950 pupils between the ages of two and a half and thirteen within central London.
We are looking to develop and extend our reliance on IT in order to exceed the expectations of pupils, staff and parents and ultimately excel in the embedding of ICT throughout the schools. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to play a key role in the future of IT at Thomas's London Day Schools.
For further details and to receive an application pack, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For an informal conversation please contact:
Tim Yates, Senior IT Manager at email@example.com.
Closing date for applications is 27 June 2013.
Interviews will take place in early July 2013 in London.
Competitive salary and conditions offered.
Thomasís London Day Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
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