Senior IT Technician - Redhill Primary Academy

Area: IT (Support)
Management Level: General Support
Closing date for applications: 02/04/2020

Position Description

Senior IT Technician Advert  


Redhill Primary Academy has an opportunity for a professional and experienced individual to fill the role of Senior IT Technician.  In this position, the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of all computer workstations and associated software within the school environment.  The IT Technician will be responsible for supporting our school and end users in their IT needs.

Overview of role

  • Carry out all problem solving, changes, configuration, availability, capacity and continuity processes in-line with the Framework for ICT in Schools (FITS) recommendations and guidelines under the direction of the Office Manager and IT Co-ordinator.
  • Actively pursue training and accreditation on agreed plans for the school network and system developments and upgrades including software.
  • Assist with the implementation of projects and school ICT initiatives.
  • Liaise with partners and suppliers of the school on ICT related issues within your remit
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot issues on the staff & students computers such as software, hardware, configuration and user errors.
  • Contribute to the ICT development plan to ensure effective and timely implementation within allocated budget and areas of responsibility


See job description for further information.

Desirable Candidates will need to be

  • positive and patient;
  • have previous experience in the same role in Schools
  • self-motivated and flexible with accomplished time management and organisational skills
  • are confident to respond to emergency calls within the classroom
  • able to converse with ease with parents/students and members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English

If you feel that you have the skills, abilities and experience that we are looking for and are interested in working in an environment committed to improving the learning outcomes for children, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

The Headteacher is seeking to appoint the following post:

Senior IT Technician (Permanent)

£19,554 - £23,836 (Pro rata) 

Monday - Friday

37 Hours per week

Term Time + 4 weeks

All applicants must have experience of working in a school. Potential candidates must have good English, Maths and communication skills.  A minimum of OCR/C&G Level 2 Information Technology Professional qualification or equivalent.

Please email completed application forms to or hand deliver to Redhill Primary Academy, Gatcombe Way, Priorslee, Telford. TF2 9GZ. You can also view more information about our school by visiting our web page at:

Closing date: 10th April 2020

Start date: ASAP (DBS dependent)

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted, otherwise they may assume that, on this occasion, their application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest in this vacancy.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

This school is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All successful candidates are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  Please see the safeguarding policies on the school’s website.

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School Contact Details

Mrs Claire Whiting
Redhill Primary Academy
Gatcombe Way
Tel: 01952 327170
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