Job Ref No. ECC5421-207 Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: £15,839 per annum (£8.21 per hour)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/08/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 03 September 2019  

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Network Technician Assistant

37 hours per week - 52 weeks per annum

07:30 to 15:30 Monday to Thursday and 07:30 to 15:00 on Friday

£15,839 per annum (£8.21 per hour)

We are seeking to appoint a Network Technician Assistant to join our small, established and successful IT team. Applicants do not require previous IT experience, however, they will need to evidence knowledge and understanding of computers and various software packages. This role will allow the successful candidate to build on their knowledge base and further develop network support skills, which will provide an excellent career path.

The Network team provide a comprehensive systems and network support service across the school, which this postholder will play a significant part in providing an efficient and effective customer service and problem solving facility school wide. The successful candidate will be one of the first lines of support for our school staff, as well as students. The candidate will be working closely with the Systems Manager to maintain the smooth day-to-day running of the school computer system and associated hardware, software and peripherals for network and standalone machines, servers and laptops.

The successful candidate should be able to evidence education to at least Level 3 (A Level) or equivalent. We do not require any direct IT experience or qualifications, however applicants must have a passion for IT and the determination and drive to learn the network skills required. There will be an extensive training and development programme provided to fulfil all aspects of the full Network Technician job specification.

The ideal candidate to apply for this role should have the following attributes:

  • Positive mind-set & hardworking attitude
  • Excellent team working skills & effective communicator
  • Logical thinker who enjoys overcoming diverse challenges
  • Confident & proactive
  • Calm & patient when under pressure
  • Excellent time management

In return the successful candidate can expect:

  • Comprehensive tailored induction programme
  • Mentor / Buddy System
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Various staff benefits including access to free car parking, school gymnasium and swimming pool

Closing Date: Friday 30 August 2019

Interviews: w/c 3 September 2019

If you feel that The King Edmund School is the type of school you are seeking, please apply by completing the application form available from our school website and email to

We look forward to hearing from you.

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

Information about the School

The King Edmund School is a high performing school with specialist status for Business, Enterprise and Applied Learning. The school has 1600 students, including over 200 in the Sixth Form.

The school prides itself on its excellent facilities, state of the art technology and innovative and progressive curriculum at all levels and across all key stages.

Students are well cared for and given every opportunity to shine. Extra curricular opportunities are varied and numerous.

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment Procedures.

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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Contact Information

Jonathan Osborn
Vaughan Close, Rochford
Essex, SS4 1TL
Telephone: 01702 545771