Junior IT Technician
Up to £24K
Are you experienced in IT Support, enthusiastic, energetic and willing to work as part of a friendly team in a dynamic environment to provide first class support to all of our users? This could be your opportunity for you to join the IT team at Royal Russell School.
Royal Russell is situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon, only 30 minutes from Central London and educates over 1000 girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 18. We are proud of our facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England and our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. In March 2016 the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas and in October 2018 we successfully passed a full ISI compliance inspection.
We are a forward thinking progressive School, looking for a Junior IT Technician to join the team of quick thinking technicians providing support to over 1500 users. Adopting a calm, professional and friendly approach, you will be the first point of contact for the users on a variety of issues. Always ready for a challenge, in a fast paced environment, showing a passion for learning and continuous development, you will be working with a breadth of technologies including iOS and Windows devices, Mac, Office365 and Cloud.
You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an IT support environment. If you have excellent communication and organisational skills, are collaborative by nature, have a can-do approach and want to work towards providing a first class IT service to staff and students, then this could be the role for you.
Royal Russell offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary on our own salary scale. As part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School, you will join a friendly and dedicated team working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links (Coombe Lane tram stop served by the New Addington tram is opposite the School entrance). In addition you will have access to free car parking, free meals, a discount of up to 50% on School fees, (85% discount for wrap around care before and after school during term-time and 25% discount with the Royal Russell Holiday Club which operates during School holiday periods), free life insurance cover and access to a pension scheme with employer contributions and the use of our sporting and gym facilities (on-site tennis courts, swimming pool and gym), free of charge. Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found on our School recruitment page.
Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 9.00 am on Monday 1 November 2021. Interviews will be held during the week of 8 November 2021. If you have not heard from us by this date you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including references and medical fitness.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.