ICT Technician

Job summary
? To assist the IT Service Manager in the efficient operation of the School’s ICT systems.
Principal Accountabilities
? The duties outlined in this job description are in addition to those covered by the Local Government Terms and Conditions Document. It may be modified by the Headteacher, with your agreement, to reflect or anticipate changes in the job, commensurate with the salary and job title
Key Roles:
1. To assist in the maintenance of the school’s ICT networks.
2. To assist in the installation of new and existing software across the network.
3. To provide technical support for all users, curriculum and administrative.
Key Tasks:
To assist in the maintenance of the school’s ICT networks
? To provide hardware and software support for workstation PCs and laptops; printers, photocopiers, telephones, CCTV etc
? To maintain all peripherals within the school;
? To be responsible for ordering and maintaining stocks of all consumables, and placing other orders as requested
? To perform scheduled checks on IT Suites, Laptop trolleys and copiers.
? To liaise with external suppliers/support agencies for the repair of equipment under warranty or maintenance contract or to resolve faults speedily;
? To ensure that
? To update and maintain the Asset Register – update, actions including asset tagging, and machine name labels;
? To ensure all ICT working practices adhere to Health and Safety requirements.
To assist in the installation of new and existing software across the network
? To install new and existing software on existing PCs/laptops;
? To perform complete installations on new PCs/laptops;
? To install, configure and maintain anti-virus software across the network.
To provide technical support for all users, curriculum and admin.
? To administer e-mail and user groups and accounts within the school and 3rd party applications/websites;
? To configure and maintain all software applications for consistent use;
? To provide support to users in the use of the school’s Management Information System;
? To administer the web filtering system;
? To provide technical support for the school’s AV equipment including maintenance and documentation of projector stock, and interactive whiteboards, lamp replacements.
? To ensure that electronic devices are setup for assemblies and whole school events as required.
? To assist the IT Service Manager as required
? Any other duty that may be reasonably required
Key Organisational Objectives
The Postholder will contribute to the School’s objectives in service delivery by:
? Ensure that an enterprising approach is adopted by all across the school
? Promote the School ethos in which the highest achievements are expected from all members of the School community.
? Following Health and Safety requirements and initiatives as directed
? Ensuring compliance with Data Protection legislation
? At all times operating within the school’s Equalities policies.
? Commitment and contribution to improving standards for pupils as appropriate
? Adopting Client Care and Quality initiatives
? Contributing to the maintenance of a caring and stimulating environment
? Fulfilling the role of Student Personal Adviser and /or mentor if required
? At all times the postholder must adhere to professional business standards of dress, courtesy and efficiency in line with the ethos and specialism of the School
Special Conditions of Service
Because of the nature of the post, candidates are not entitled to withhold information regarding convictions by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 as amended. Candidates are required to give details of any convictions on their application form and are expected to disclose such information at the appointment interview.
Because this post allows substantial access to children, candidates are required to comply with school procedures in relation to Police checks. If candidates are successful in their application prior to taking up post, they will be required to apply for, and hold an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring) Certificate.
Equal Opportunities