*PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS BASED AT HEREFORD SIXTH FORM COLLEGE*
The Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) require a Network / Systems Administrator to work on the Central IT Team. This newly formed team currently leads the delivery of IT Services across Hereford Sixth Form College and Worcester Sixth Form College in addition to various MAT IT requirements.
In order to carry out the above duties, the post holder will be required to work from Hereford Sixth Form College and Worcester Sixth Form College as directed. In future they may need to travel to other institutions in the MAT at times.
The Network / Systems Administrator is required to manage and support IT systems within the MAT. You will work with other members of the Central IT Team and local helpdesk staff to enable the use of current and future technology to support student’s learning. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who can communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service to both staff and students.
The post holder will be expected to work with stakeholders and help develop and implement MAT and college IT strategy.
The normal working hours would be 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Some out of hours work will be necessary e.g. for system maintenance to minimise disruption to staff/students.
• Have significant IT support experience preferably within an educational environment
• Have up to date knowledge and understanding of IT developments
• Possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
• Have excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure
• Be pro-active with the ability to act on your own initiative
In return, we will offer you the opportunity to further your professional development in a supportive and friendly environment.
All appointments are conditional upon two satisfactory references one of whom should be your most recent employer and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding this role contact Mark Ridgway, Director of IT and MIS on (0)1432 355166.
Closing Date: Friday 19th June 2020 at 9am
Interview Date: Week commencing Friday 26th June 2020
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy at any time. If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful at this time.
Please note CVs will not be considered. All applications must be on the MAT Application Form.
Worcester Sixth Form 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. All posts are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and staff, students, volunteers and workers are expected to respect the principles of open access and opportunity for all regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Applications from members of the ethnic minorities would be particularly welcome as they are currently under represented in our workforce.