ASSISTANT IT TECHNICIAN (Full Time, Permanent)
Required to start ASAP
We have a vacancy for a reliable and enthusiastic Assistant IT Technician with an excellent work ethic and good attention to detail to join our hardworking and busy IT Team.
This is a permanent and full time position, working 37 hours per week. The starting salary for this post is £20,771 per annum. This is based on spine point 8 within grade 3 of the support staff pay spine. This will increase annually up to £22,254 subject to satisfactory performance.
There will be some flexibility about the actual start and finish times which can be discussed at interview; however, there will be times when late afternoon / evening working will be required. Holiday entitlement is 24 days per annum. This entitlement rises to 29 days after five years’ service.
THE IT SUPPORT DEPARTMENT AND THE VACANT POST
The key function of this post is to assist in the provision of technical support for the IT systems across the College. You will be part of a team of six IT support staff, led and supported by the college IT Network Manager. The team services all the College IT provision and each member also has their own delegated areas of responsibility. You will need to have some practical experience of working in an IT related environment and an ability to learn and deal with new IT systems and equipment. Good communication skills with all College IT users are essential and some administrative and clerical duties are also required.
There will be ample opportunities for individual training and development, which is encouraged through the excellent College induction and staff development programmes.
The IT support department works from a central office with administrative, workbench and storage areas and there are separate server rooms. The current College network comprises of multiple servers, running Windows Server 2016, with over 1500 workstations and laptops running Windows 10, together with associated accessory equipment. We use Virtual Servers running VMWare VSphere on our core infrastructure. There is Internet access for all staff and students. All staff and students have email facilities and there is college-wide use of O365 Teams and SharePoint, and Moodle VLE for supporting students’ learning. These systems are Windows and Linux based, including Microsoft Exchange.
The network and associated systems are constantly developing to meet the needs of staff and students to use IT as an integral part of all courses in the classroom and also from home. The Department also provides vital IT support to the administrative areas in maintaining financial, staff and student records on various specialist software packages.
This role will specifically support the Computer Science department. The department runs A-level Computer Science, BTEC L3 Computing and BTEC L3 IT.
HOW TO APPLY
For details of how to submit your application, please visit our website www.bhasvic.ac.uk/the-college/working-for-us/current-vacancies
If you are interested in applying for the post please submit your application ASAP. There will not be a formal deadline date and we will invite appropriate candidates to interview as soon as possible.
For applicants who are invited to interview there will be ample opportunity to learn more about our provision and needs through discussions with staff.
BHASVIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.