The role played by support staff is absolutely critical to the ongoing success of any good school – and this is certainly the case at OHS. As such, we recognise and value the fundamental importance of our support staff – whether that’s our maintenance team, catering staff or various admin teams. Wherever you work, therefore, and whatever your specialism, you can rely on being valued, supported and rewarded and supported.
With fantastic benefits, a challenging and stimulating workplace and the opportunity to make a difference in girls’ lives, OHS is a truly wonderful place to work.
Senior IT Technician
Full time, all year round
Salary: £20,901 – £27,804 pa (or up to 32,487 for an exceptional candidate)
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Technician to play a key role in the IT support team at our leading independent day school in the heart of Oxford.
As the IT Technician, you will maintain the School’s IT systems and assist with installing new and upgraded IT systems to ensure their integrity. The role will also involve providing technical advice to colleagues, working to ensure IT issues are resolved and developing procedures to ensure the smooth running of IT systems.
Our network is based on Windows 10 PCs with MS Server 2012 servers with MS Office 2016 Professional, O365, GAFE and subject related software. Oxford High School has 500 Windows PCs, 300 iPads, 200 Chromebooks and other mobile devices. As a school we are keen to invest in the technologies that make the most difference in the classroom and are not tied to any particular solution.
To be successful in this role, you will have proven experience of delivering customer focused IT services and be able to demonstrate experience of using and supporting at least some of the following:
- Windows operating system and update deployment using SCCM
- Microsoft active directory and group policy
- Hyper-V virtual servers
- Mobile Device Management (MDM) systems
- Windows, iOS and macOS devices
- Enterprise wireless and VOIP systems
- Office 365 and G Suite software
- Enterprise anti-virus and endpoint protection
- Data backup and recovery systems
- Print management and accounting systems (e.g. Papercut)
IT is central to the whole process of teaching and learning at the School. If you have the in depth knowledge of IT technologies and attention to detail, we would be delighted to hear from you.
About Oxford High School
Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.
As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.
As part of the Girls’ day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- Free school lunches
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
To apply in the first instance please email your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing how you match the above criteria and your motivation for applying. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete the formal application form prior to interview.
The closing date for applications is 9 am Monday 3rd June 2019
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 10th June 2019