1st Line IT Technician

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Oxford High School GDST

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14th November 2023




£22000 - £26000



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We have an exciting opportunity for a 1st Line IT Technician to play a key role in the IT support team at our leading independent day school in the heart of Oxford.

You will also be part of a wider group of Girls' Day School Trust schools and Head Office with a very active and supportive IT community.

You will be the first point of contact in providing technical support and advice to staff and students, as well as supporting a wide range of activities and events across three school sites. To be successful in the role, you will need to be a proactive, flexible problem solver with a keen desire to learn, and possess great social and communication skills.

A working knowledge of computers and troubleshooting is essential. Any further skills training can be provided on the job if required.

As a school, we are keen to invest in the technologies that make the most difference in the classroom and are not tied to any particular solution. You will therefore be part of an ever-changing technological landscape, full of learning and professional development opportunities. You will have the opportunity to work on trust wide projects, contribute to policies and procedures, and work with a wide variety of enterprise class technologies including:

Microsoft SCCM

Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy

Microsoft Hyper-V

Mobile Device Management (MDM) systems

Chrome OS, Windows, iOS and macOS devices

Enterprise wireless and VOIP systems

Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace

Enterprise anti-virus and endpoint protection

Data backup and recovery systems

Print management and accounting systems (e.g. Papercut)

IT Helpdesk Management Systems

IT is central to the whole process of teaching and learning at the school. If you have a keen interest in IT and would like to be part of our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.


About Oxford High School

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford's historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls' education.

As well as our commitment to girls' education, we are committed to investing in our staff's personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the Girls' Day School Trust network. 

As part of the Girls' Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls' schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

Competitive salaries and pay progression

Access to extensive professional development opportunities

Training grants for qualifications

Generous pension schemes

Free life assurance benefit

Free school lunches

A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

Retail and lifestyle discounts through Pluxee

Financial guidance and support through Hymans Robertson

Competitive terms and conditions of employment


For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is midnight 3 December 2023.

Interview date: from the 7 December 2023


We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.  An early application is therefore strongly advised.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post including on-line checks

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