There has never been a more exciting time to join The Oldham College. In January 2019 we were confirmed by OFSTED as a “Good College”.
The OFSTED report stated that we are regarded as a “Good” across every area: “Our quality of teaching, learning and assessment are good”, “overall achievement has improved” and “we continue to nurture the culture of inclusion across the college. Staff, learners and apprentices embrace and promote equality of opportunity and celebrate diversity”.
Come and join Oldham College in its ambition to become “Outstanding” and the “Best Place to Learn and Work” across all of our provisions.
We are looking for:
• Studio Supervisor – Digital (IT Technician)
• £21,307 - £23,045
We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism, success and providing a high level of technical and vocational education and training.
We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights.
Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 700 in our University Campus.
Joining our Journey:
When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Employee Assistance Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Staff recognition awards
• Subsidised car parking
• On-site Day Nursery
• On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre
Our Digital provision is closely involved with regional employers who shape and support our curriculum and staff. In January 2015, we opened our brand new £9 million creative and digital skills building. This new facility houses;
• Programming Labs
• CISCO Academy workshop
• Hardware/computing workshop
• Digital Design studios.
• A new media suite, complete with animation and recording studios; radio and TV studio.
• Learning classrooms and open plan learning spaces for over 500 students
• Digital learning areas and practical computer and programming labs
Our pioneering facility ensures students are both academically and practically prepared for work within technically and creatively driven industries. Our Digital courses on offer 16-19 & 24+ routes in hardware and networking, software development and web development.
We are looking for a Digital studio supervisor (technician) who can support our IT students and staff to deliver sessions for our IT classes. The successful applicant will join our computing team and will be responsible maintaining and preparing the resources in our CISCO workshop and learning spaces.
You should have the following:
You should have technical experience in a relevant IT role or an educational environment. Experience of setting up and maintaining computer equipment and networks for students or clients to practice network and system administration procedures. Experience of managing and scheduling maintenance programmes for equipment and technical resources. You will have had involvement and experience of supervision and providing technical support to students/trainees in a workshop environment. An understanding of CISCO would be an advantage. Ongoing staff training and support is available as part of our professional development for curriculum staff.
Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.
The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.
To apply for this vacancy please click Apply before the closing date of 16th August 2019.
Oldham 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.