Job ID 332105
Role: ICT Consultant
Location: London – South & West
Salary: £22,000 – £28,000
Benefits: an annual TFL Oyster card (zone 1-6). Benefits include pension scheme, electric/hybrid car scheme, cycle/ebike scheme, eye care voucher scheme, mental health first aid, employee assistance programme and employee recognition scheme.
The successful candidate will be responsible for support schools with maintaining all IT hardware and services across the school sites as well as helping the school improve the standard of their ICT provisions and enable them to deliver effective teaching and learning through ICT solutions.
You will be skilled in maintaining school computer equipment, installing new and existing software across the network, provide technical support for users and resolve identified technical problems. You will also have good knowledge of common user applications and good experience of using Microsoft Office365.
You will be passionate about IT with a strong technical background, be self-motivated and enjoy providing excellent customer service. This role requires you to be a team player, have strong communication and organisation skills along with a courteous manner with the ability to explain technical issues in layman's terms to our customers. You should be able to work independently and have an aptitude for problem solving and a proactive approach to identifying ways to improve services provided by your team.
The ideal candidate will ideally have at least 2 years' experience in working in a previous ICT Technician preferably in the education sector although not essential.
Resolve and manage any technical issues that impacts the running of the school's function by providing robust technical solutions
Installation or repair of computers with standardised applications and networking software, diagnosing, and solving problems that develop in their operations.
Respond to a wide range of technical duties associated with the computer network and desktop services, primarily in connection with existing installations and upgrading of these installations. (Desktop computers, iPads, printers, telephones, scanners, projectors, pa equipment, AV lecterns and hardware)The role is offered on a full-time, full year basis and successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and safeguarding checks.
Our clients provides a comprehensive range of hands-on ICT and computing support, MIS support, GDPR services and consultancy and training. We have two brands under the umbrella and School ICT Services. Between the two brands we cover provide services to over 2,200 schools across England and employ almost 250 staff members. They put the schools and their needs first, taking care of all their technological needs so that they can get on with teaching and learning.
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