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IT Manager

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Recruiter: Abbot's Lea School
Listed on: 4th May
Location: Liverpool
Salary/Rate: £24,000 - £29,174
Salary Notes: 35 hours per week - 52 weeks per year
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Due to the promotion of the existing post holder we are recruiting for this exciting operational leadership role within Abbot's Lea School. As IT Manager you will provide IT support to staff and students to help students learn, achieve and progress, both in and outside of school. You will ensure school has adequate network, hardware and software in place to meet the needs of the school both now and in the future and maximise the use of existing technology and emerging software and technology in order to improve learning and achieve value for money.

You will be responsible for managing the IT infrastructure to ensure if it fit for purpose and meets future needs as well as making sure the network is operational during agreed access hours and fix failures.

You will monitor staff and student usage of our software and equipment to ensure compliance with policy and coordinate the Helpdesk function, ensuring SLA's are met and reports are analysed to find faults and training needs.

You will also work in partnership with the Facilities Manager, liaising with external contractors in order to ensure school systems are installed and maintained e.g. door access, CCTV, VOIP telephony and mobile phones. You will also design and deliver training to staff and provide support to remote learners and workers who may be experiencing hardware or software issues.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in IT, or have relevant experience in this area. You will have exceptional IT skills as well as strong analytical and organisational skills. Your communication will be clear and concise and you must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously ensuring deadlines are met.

For the post advertised, you must:

 Be able to meet key accountabilities set out in Job Description and Person Specification

  • Have exceptional IT skills
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Good research skills and knowledge of emerging technology
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy

Previous school experience is not required.

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Closing date: Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 4pm

 Interviews to take place Wednesday 25 May 2022

 Positions are subject to Safer Recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.