IT Technician, The Leys School, Cambridge, 20-22k
A reliable, enthusiastic individual is needed for this busy and diverse role, in an established and hard-working team, providing an IT support service to staff and pupils. You will be responsible for day-to-day maintenance of the School’s IT and audio-visual equipment, and assisting the IT Systems Manager. This is a first-line support role: you will operate the helpdesk, respond to support calls, diagnose and fix problems, and escalate more serious issues.
Applicants should possess a genuine enthusiasm for IT and a real desire to learn new technologies. Good interpersonal skills, the ability to work both as a team player and on your own initiative, numeracy and literacy in the English language are required. You must have relevant experience in a similar position, ideally in an educational context. The ideal candidate will already have some relevant IT qualifications such as Microsoft or CompTIA certification. Appropriate training is provided.
Essential experience: supporting users of networked PCs, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, audio-visual equipment. It will be an advantage to have any experience of Microsoft server technologies, Active Directory, Group Policy, or MacOS X.
Based on working Monday to Friday, flexibility and occasional Saturday morning cover are also required. Benefits include: term time meals whilst on duty, a contributory pension scheme, membership of the school Sports Complex and 33 days holidays (including Bank Holidays).
The Leys is an independent day and boarding school with about 550 pupils. The IT estate consists of in the region of 350 Windows PCs and terminals, and a suite of Macs in our Music School. We run Windows virtual servers, using VMWare, on an Equallogic SAN. Our boarding houses are served by an Aerohive wireless network. Pupils are permitted to connect laptops to the wireless network, through a Bradford Networks NAC solution. The role includes responsibility for routine monitoring of servers.
Please see here for full details: Job Opportunities - The Leys School
Closing date for applications: 21 September 2011