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Junior IT Services Technician

The Henley College
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
27th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
Other Graduates; Apprentices
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: Other Graduates; Apprentices
  • Job ID: 1414825


Junior IT Services Technician


Scale Point 4


IT Manager


‘Come questioning, go seeking, grow’


Henley College IT is undergoing rapid development to ensure it can continue to support the College in its quest for educational excellence. Your role as IT Services technician will be to help support the team.


Support the IT Manager in the maintenance and management of the College ICT Network.

Support staff and students in the use of ICT equipment i.e. PCs, Tablets, AV, phones & printers.

Provide 1st line support for all PC, telephone, network, AV and peripheral related issues.

Diagnosis of OS/software/ hardware/cabling faults.

Monitoring of the College’s service desk and manage ongoing support tickets.

User account maintenance, i.e. password resets, user/mailbox administration, telephone extension assignment.

Maintaining asset inventories.

Liaising with suppliers/service providers and monitoring on-site contractors.

To assist in the introduction of new technology to support learning.

To monitor, maintain and repair ICT equipment including audio visual equipment.

To provide ICT support for visitors and events outside of the curriculum, i.e. examinations, guest lectures, auditors, inspectors.

Contributing to technical documentation and user reference material through the IT knowledge base.

Co-ordinating and participating in cross training as required.


To participate in the College Appraisal Scheme.

To maintain awareness of the requirements of the College Health and Safety Policy and to be responsible for ensuring that the duties and responsibilities detailed in the College Health and Safety Policy are adhered to and carried out.

To read and apply the College Safeguarding and Prevent procedures and to ensure that the duties and responsibilities detailed in the College Safeguarding Policy and Prevent Duty Policy are adhered to and carried out.

To read the College Single Equality Scheme and to act in accordance with statutory obligations under the equality duties and in compliance with current Equality and Diversity legislation.

To ensure adherence to the College Data Protection Policy.

To work to the College quality standards and systems within the context of the College quality systems.

To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are appropriate to this level of post, including any reasonable request made by Head of Faculty or Senior Leadership Team.


The successful applicate is required to demonstrate the following:

Essential Skills and Characteristics

Experience in IT support and IT technician roles.

ICT qualifications – University, College or similar level (Microsoft, Comptia, AWS, etc)

Good communication and customer service skills. Whether this be verbally supporting a colleague or student or using the College’s online helpdesk.

Identification and basic troubleshooting of technical issues.

Experience in fault diagnosis and problem solving.

Skills in building, configuring and repairing ICT equipment and peripherals.

Recent and relevant experience of Windows desktop OS platforms.

Competent in the maintenance of audio-visual equipment, including projectors.

Enthusiasm for exploring and learning new IT skills.

Ability to learn new technologies and methods.

Methodical worker with good attention to detail.

Ability to work alone or as part of a team to fulfil business needs.

Ability to work flexibly. Occasional working outside of normal hours to support the needs of the business.

Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks.

Desirable Skills and Characteristics

Experience of educational environment.

Experience of maintaining and servicing IT and audio-visual equipment.

Experience of 1st line/2nd line technical support.

Experience of VR Technologies.

Knowledge of Safeguarding policies in education.

Knowledge of GDPR polices.

Experience of multi-media technology.

Experience of supporting Mac's.


Tenure of post:

Permanent, All Year Round

Hours of work:

Full time at 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday)


20 days per leave year (1st September to 31st August), plus 8 bank holidays and up to 4 College Closure days.


From £22,553.00 per annum.


Local Government Pension Scheme. This is an employee and employer contributory pension scheme.

The Henley College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The Henley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.  

Safeguarding Statement:

The Henley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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