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Information Systems Technician (Maternity Cover- 1-year fixed term contract)

Information Systems Technician (Maternity Cover- 1-year fixed term contract)
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- East Sussex -- Eastbourne
£29,309 - £29,309/annum
Closing Date:
07 Jun 2024 23:59
Job Reference:

1. Job Title:
Information Systems Technician (Maternity cover)
2. Responsible to:
Head of Information Services
3. Job Summary:
To support the Head of Information Services by providing first and second line hardware and software maintenance/support for all ICT systems across two local sites.
4. Duties and Responsibilities
  • Report faults to Managed Services supplier or maintenance contractor.
  • Liaise with supplier or contractor in fixing simple faults without a site visit.
  • Deploy applications across the school network.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Active Directory database.
  • Maintain the College Photocopiers, printers and associated systems.
  • Provide user and class support.
  • Train users on the use of college software applications.
  • Supervise ICT Activities.
  • Unpack and install new ICT equipment and add to department inventory.
  • Maintain an accurate log of all work undertaken in the school Helpdesk.
  • Communicate well with the college community.
  • Work effectively and efficiently within the Information Services technician team.
  • Any other related duties as requested by the team leader or the Head of Information Services.
Due to the ever-increasing and changing role of IT, duties may vary to enable specific developments to be undertaken.
Duties will be within the above criteria and will be agreed in advance.
5. Person Specification
The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:
  • Microsoft Windows 10 and 11 desktop support and imaging.
  • Microsoft Office 365 support and configuration (Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive etc).
  • PC hardware repair and replacement.
  • Understanding of Windows Server basics (NTFS, File Sharing, DHCP, DNS).
  • Understanding Active Directory Group Policy basics.
  • Knowledge of Mobile Device Management for iPad.
  • Apple and Android phones and tablet support.
  • Knowledge of structured network cabling (Cat6 & 6a patching and termination).
  • Printer / Copier / MFD troubleshooting.
  • Able to effectively communicate technical information to staff and students in plain English.
  • Able to effectively prioritise own workload which will be a mix of support incidents and small projects.
  • Able to integrate and work effectively as a member of a long-standing team.
  • Willing to work across two primary sites at Eastbourne College and St Andrew’s Prep with occasional visits to other sites within 1 mile.
  • Able to adapt to new and changing technology over time and take responsibility to learn from and teach team members.
  • Able to create instructional documentation for users and team members for support processes.
  • Network Switching (Cisco / UniFi)
  • Wireless Networking (Aerohive / UniFi)
  • Apple iPad Mobile Device Management (jamf)
  • Telephony Inc. VOIP (3CX)
  • Firewall (FortiGate)
  • Internet Filtering (Smoothwall)
  • Audio Visual Support (Multi-Touch Displays)
6. Terms and Conditions
Salary: £29,309 per annum inclusive of on-call bonus.
Hours of Work: This is a one-year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.
40 hours per week to cover the support hours of 8am till 6pm Monday to Friday including a 1 in 4 rota working on-site Saturday mornings from 8am to 12pm and 1 week in 4 out of hours on call.
On call cover will be Monday to Friday 6pm to 9.30pm for one week in every four during term time to support Critical and High Priority incidents only.
Pension: After three months’ service you may be automatically enroled into the Eastbourne College WorkSave Pension Scheme (details are available from the HR Department), depending on your level of earnings, however you may also choose to opt in to the pension scheme. The college will contribute 5% of your gross salary and you will be expected to contribute 3%. You may choose to opt out of the pension scheme.
Holiday: Five weeks’ annual holiday.
Other Benefits:
  • Life Assurance
  • Meals during normal working hours
  • Free tickets to college productions
7. Application process:
To apply, please visit and click the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete the mandatory application form. An up-to-date CV and covering letter may be uploaded with this online application form.
The closing date for applications is
Friday 07 June 2024.

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