Helpdesk Manager - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-796S
  • Posted:21/09/2021
  • Pay:NJC Scale 5, Points 7-11, £22,183- £24,491
  • Start Date:October 2021
  • App Close Date:29/10/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Helpdesk Manager

Salary: NJC Scale 5, Points 7-11, £22,183- £24,491

37 hours per week

We seek a highly motivated and hardworking IT Technician able to manage the Trust's ICT Helpdesk and device fault system. They will be part of a team of staff enabling IT across our busy Trust and supporting the work of the Service Centre. 

The successful candidate will be organised and have excellent IT skills and hardware repair knowledge; they will have the ability to inspire others, be decisive and ensure impact. They will be responsible for dealing with queries from staff and students, ensuring that helpdesk queries are dealt with expediently to ensure the continuity of teaching and learning with the Trust. 

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent. There is an independent nursery based on the school site. 

An application form and more information can be accessed on the following website: www.tenterden-schools-trust.com or apply to vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk for an application form. 

Closing date for applications: 3rd October 2021, however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them. 

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

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Fax: 01580764188

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