IT Network Manager - Swindon

£27,218-£30,980 Pro Rata - Full Time - IT
Ref: 323 Date Posted: Wednesday 16 Oct 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.





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.



•             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.


•             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.



£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.