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IT Manager - Full-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-165S
  • Posted:22/06/2022
  • Pay:KR9 £30,485
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


We are looking for an outstanding IT Manager, someone with the passion, vision and commitment to lead our school on the next phase of our technological development. If you are a forward-thinking individual, with drive, enthusiasm and a record of successful IT experience, you could play a central role in the development and maintenance of our school’s IT and technology provision. 

The successful candidate will possess a high level of technical expertise and commitment to providing and supporting the smooth running of the school to facilitate high quality teaching and learning. They will be an excellent communicator, able to work highly effectively with colleagues and students. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 356 is essential, with any experience of EduLink or similar packages highly desirable. Any experience of, or involvement with, 1:1 or BYOD rollout would also be an advantage.

The school moved into a new main building in January 2021, built around an outstanding modern IT infrastructure with a purpose-built server room. We run a Hyper V virtual network spread across 3 hosts with local SAN and NAS storage. Wi-Fi and CAT6 cabling throughout ensure the school keeps up with the ever-increasing demands on IT. All teaching staff work from i5 or better laptops, with LED touchscreens in all classrooms. We operate CCTV, secure door access and InVentry systems across the site, with plans to enhance this further. There is an extensive replacement programme for equipment, with a brand-new Mac suite in our music department only last year.  

This post is 37 hours p.w. over 52 weeks, with a generous holiday entitlement.  

If you are a creative, solution focused, person who is informed about and excited by the future of technology within education, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Please see attached job and person specification. 

This post will close on Wednesday 6th July 2022 at mid-day. If you have any questions please contact Mrs Elaine Wall (HR Manager) by email - ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk   

Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,200 students (with approx. 300 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).