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Network Technician - Part-time

St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-6041-67S
  • Posted:18/07/2019
  • Pay:Pro rata £12,000 - £14,000
  • Start Date:Oct 2019
  • App Close Date:30/08/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 9th September


Job Description

St Joseph’s is seeking to hire an IT Network Technician to carry out all IT support within the school.

Job Type:  From August 2019, Part time, two days per week (days and times are negotiable and flexible), Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00 to £35,000.00 per annum/Pro rata £12,000.00 to £14,000.00

Overview of the role:

The post holder will be responsible for the health, deployment and development of all technical provision within the school, ensuring that they are reliable and that appropriate service levels are maintained.

  • Manage the allocation and provisioning of user accounts for network, communication systems and school specific software packages.
  • Managing the Network and its virtual and physical security systems including servers, switches, firewalls, routers, web filters, anti-virus and wireless access, along with Office 365 and all operating systems including management of iPads.
  • Carrying out routine and ad hoc network management tasks including daily backups, anti-virus checking and other housekeeping tasks, ensuring preventable errors do not occur.
  • Configure new workstations, printers, telephones, etc. and install software in accordance with licences. As well as resolving hardware faults, including the repair of IT systems, down to component level.
  • Support the use of IT systems throughout the school where there is a need.
  • Identifying necessary upgrades to the school networks, advice the senior leadership team and prepare hardware and software costs analysis.
  • Maintain a back-up and recovery strategy to ensure minimum downtime in case of system failure including uninterruptable power supplies.
  • Ensure secure access to Internet to protect students and data from external threats.
  • To assist staff in their delivery of IT throughout the curriculum, including the use of digital tablets and app provisioning.
  • To research new hardware options that may becoming available and will be of use in school.
  • To ensure all school networks function at an acceptable speed and all machines are capable of the work required in school.
  • To ensure the schools network is compliant with all aspects of GDPR.
  • Support and instruct pupils and staff in the use of the network, internet and software.

Information about the school

As a Catholic school, we are fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in a nurturing, safe, happy environment when children are encouraged to achieve their personal optimum in all areas of school life.

Whilst we pride ourselves in our academic accomplishments, our exceptional curriculum offers a range of life experiences to ensure our children become independent learners who are spiritually, morally, socially and culturally prepared for the ever changing world that awaits them.

Our school community is built on a foundation of mutual respect and trust; we work in partnership with our parents to ensure that every child is equipped with the aspirations, knowledge, skills, confidence and self-esteem to pursue their ambitions and become the best people they can be, living a full and successful life.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Denise Buckley
  • Address:46 Old Road East, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1NR
  • Telephone: 01474 533012
  • Email: bursar@sjcps.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.