IT Operations Technician

The Basildon Academies, Basildon
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Job Ref No. ECC6908-276 Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: £17,340 - £19,615
Position Start Date: 24/05/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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This role is 37 hours per week (08.30 - 4.30 pm Monday-Friday), 52 weeks per year.

We are looking to appoint an IT Operations Technician to join our ICT team as soon as possible, working across both the academies.

Within this role you will work as part of the ICT Team to maintain the school network, including laptop computers, so that it is fully available to all staff and departments and ensures that the classroom checks are performed reliably and accurately.

General duties include such things as ensuring that Desktops and laptops are set up correctly and kept up to date with the appropriate software, making sure that classroom checklists are completed, ensuring all computers and printers are operational, hardware where appropriate and assisting with general IT user queries.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5 GCSEs at higher grade including English, Maths & ICT or equivalent,
  • experience of providing ICT support to a system which a large number of end-user devices,
  • excellent PC office systems skills,
  • good communication and inter personnel skills,
  • a working knowledge of ICT technologies,
  • both hardware and software including a range of faults and general maintenance
  • a commitment to working as a positive and constructive team member.
  • Ideally you will have worked within an educational establishment although this is not essential.

To apply for this position please download and complete our application form via our website

Completed forms to be returned to our Academy Support Manager Lisa Church -

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

The Basildon Academies, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS13 3HL

Information about the School

The Basildon Academies is focused upon developing the whole child; our curriculum has been developed to enable our students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills so that they will become lifelong learners. This includes opportunities for linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technical, human, social, physical and artistic learning so that students make progress in a wide range of subjects.

We set high expectations of all our students and this, in turn, ensures we create a positive climate for learning in which every student can reach their full potential. Our Academy is a calm, orderly and purposeful environment where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.

Our Sixth Form is a major part of the academy with the structure modelling itself on developing independent learning skills like those seen in universities which allows students to continue their studies in their specialist subject areas. Students are very much encouraged to become mature adults being engaged in many aspects of the life of the academy which further develops those much needed skills to go on into university or the world of work.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Lisa Church
Wickford Avenue
Pitsea, Basildon
Essex, SS13 3HL
Telephone: 01268 498800

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