IT Operations Technician

The Basildon Academies, Basildon
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Job Ref No. ECC6908-699S Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: £24,530
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 15th July 2024 Shortlisting Starts:  15/07/2024

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Salary Range: Band 2FTE£24,530-£25,756. Actual starting salary £24,803.40 with performance-based yearly increments available.

Working weeks: 52 Weeks

Working Hours: 37 hours per week (Hours between 08:00-16:30 Monday - Friday).

We are looking to appoint an IT Operations Technician to join our ICT team as soon as possible. You will work as part of a collaborative, cross-site team supporting both of the Basildon Academy sites.

General duties include maintaining the school network, ensuring Desktops as well as 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,assisting with general IT user queries and supporting new staff IT inductions.

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.
Experience working within a similareducational establishment is desirable but notessential.

To apply for this post please download and complete our application form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk -

Closing Date: Monday 15th July 2024

Interviews: W/C 15th July 2024
Start Date: ASAP / Negotiable

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.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.

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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Contact Information

Dani Silk
Wickford Avenue
Pitsea, Basildon
Essex, SS13 3HL
Telephone: 01268 498800

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