Senior ICT Technician (full time - all year round contract)
BCAT is a small, but highly ambitious Academy Trust consisting of 3 secondary schools in Kent, Barton Court Grammar School, The Charles Dickens School and the new free school, Barton Manor School.
Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT). The Charles Dickens School (CDS), a state, non-selective, co-educational secondary school joined BCAT on 1 March 2017 and Barton Manor School (BMS), our free school, which is also a non-selective co-educational secondary school opened in September 2022 to Year 7.
The School is committed to excellence in professional development and an extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.
Required for 1 September 2023, the Trustees are seeking to appoint a Senior ICT Technician to provide an outstanding 1st and 2nd Line ICT and A/V support service to the school community, inlcuding maintenance of client-side equipment, the daily management of ICT services and deployment of software. The appointed candidate will also assist the Trust ICT Management Team in relation to 3rd Line support and network management within the School as required.
An extensive knowledge of a range of technologies including PC hardware (desktop and laptop), Audio/Visual, associated peripherals, Operating Systems and general software is required with a solid understanding of client/server networks, particularly Microsoft Server-based infrastructures.
Previous experience in an educational setting would be an advantage.
Deadline - Thursday 22 June 2023 @ 9am
How To Apply
Applications for this post should be made online only via the School’s website. CVs alone will not be accepted. Please email your application to email@example.com
If you wish to discuss this post further please contact Mr M Blake, Trust ICT, Strategy & Projects Manager, by telephone.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.
Barton Manor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.