Job ID 336169
Job Title: Senior ICT Consultant
Salary: 30k – 36k
Hybrid working – 3 days at home
Location Surrey – ( Slough, Reading, Ashford, Chobham, Guildford, Chertsey, Tadworth and Walton-on-Thames. )
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.
You will be responsible for maintaining all IT hardware and services across the schools' sites as well as helping the schools improve the standard of their ICT provisions and enable them to deliver effective teaching and learning through ICT solutions. You will facilitate communication between your school and turn IT on keeping them up to date with what services turn IT on can offer and manage the accounts of your customers. 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 level of competency of common user applications and an excellent level of 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. The ideal candidate will ideally have at least 2-3 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. In order to be considered for this role it is essential candidates can drive and have their own vehicle as they will be expected to travel to the following areas Slough, Reading, Ashford, Chobham, Guildford, Chertsey, Tadworth and Walton-on-Thames.
Our client provides a comprehensive range of hands-on ICT and computing support, MIS support, GDPR services and consultancy and training. Between the two brands we cover provide services to over 2,200 schools across England and employ almost 250 staff members. Our client put schools and their needs first, taking care of all their technological needs so that they can get on with teaching and learning.
As an inclusive employer, we are proud of the diversity and flexibility that we have, and the breadth of skills and experience of our staff. Our clients company is a friendly and supportive place to work where people feel trusted and respected.
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