IT Network Manager - Swindon

£27,218-£30,980 Pro Rata - Full Time - IT
Ref: 323 Date Posted: Monday 19 Aug 2019
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We are recruiting for our client a specialist school in Swindon an IT Network Manager to join their outstanding staffing team based locally in Swindon.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

1.            Managing the Software and Hardware in the School

 

•             Procure, install and manage educational and office software and hardware, as needed.

•             Procure ICT consumables in a timely manner to avoid temporary loss of ICT facilities such as printers and copiers.

•             Ensure effective value-for-money when procuring ICT resources for the school.

•             Maintain an accurate inventory of ICT resources across the school.

•             Ensure the reliable and high-quality delivery of ICT systems to support efficient learning in the classroom.

•             Provide training to staff as and when needed to ensure the safe and effective use of software and hardware.

•             Undertake regular audits of software and hardware, particularly pupils and staff laptops, to ensure that it has the latest protective software and data consistent with the school’s Acceptable Use policies.

•             Keep the schools ICT and Acceptable Use Policies, up to date and current.

•             Ensure that copyright, data protection, GDPR and licensing regulations are upheld at all times.

 

2.            Managing the School ICT Network

 

•             Liaise with your line manager regularly to ensure targets are set and met

•             Ensure regular back-up of data and efficient recovery of lost data when needed.

•             Develop and ensure delivery of an ‘ICT Disaster Recovery Plan’.

•             Undertake regular audits and house-keeping to ensure that network storage capacity is managed effectively.

•             Ensure that the school’s network and ICT resources are kept secure.

•             Add/delete learners and staff from the network as needed and appropriate.

•             Maintain and upgrade the school’s ICT network as and when needed.

•             Manage the allocation of printer credits and access rights as required

•             Liaise with external stakeholders (Local Authority) to maintain the effectiveness of the ICT network.

 

3.            Supporting Learners and Staff

 

•             Provide ICT training to learners and staff as needed.

•             Support the induction of new staff and learners, with respect to the use of the range of ICT within the school.

 

4.            Relationships with others

 

•             Maintain good working relationships with staff, pupils, and governors

•             Demonstrate the highest standards of commitment to the school and its community.

 

Other

•             Carry out any other reasonable duties and/or times of work as may be reasonably required in accordance with the grade and general level of responsibility within the school.

Policies

•             Carry out requests from the staff in a prompt and efficient manner. 

•             Ensure compliance with school policies and procedures including all statutory requirements i.e. Data Protection and Safety and Safeguarding.

•             Continually promote and support the ethos and principles of the School to avoid any action that may be detrimental to the interests of the School.

 

Salary

£27,218-£30,980 Pro Rata

 

You will have

  • Experience of supporting ICT use in a school setting.
  • Experience of trouble-shooting software and hardware issues
  • The ability to procure, install and manage educational and office hardware.
  • The ability to manage the school’s ICT network – including back-up and recovery of data.