Senior Technical Engineer

£27,741–£32,234 pa.
8am to 4pm, Monday–Friday.
Full time with 5 weeks holiday.
Start date: 1 September 2021.
Closing date: midnight, Friday 18 June 2021.

A Selective Girls' School in the Heart of Reading

Kendrick School is a successful 11–18 girls’ grammar school in the centre of Reading. As an expanding school this is an exciting time to be joining the IT team.

This is a new role in the IT department reporting directly to the Network Manager and as a team of two, you will work alongside the Network Manager to provide IT services to support on-site and Cloud infrastructure for the whole school. Key role responsibilities are to ensure the School’s information technology systems and solutions function efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of the school and its users, enabling effective teaching and learning throughout the School and to ensure the security of data and the system. 

The successful candidate would also be responsible for installation, maintenance and security of the school network, hardware and software. The applicant will have extensive knowledge and experience of developing and maintaining high quality IT networks. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, including change project management. The candidate will preferably have experience of working in a Secondary School or a further education establishment.

Applicants must have skills in Servers, Networking, Desktop deployments, Backups and Office365 as a minimum. This will be a very busy role and the successful candidate must be able to work calmly under pressure, use their own initiative and work well as part of a team. Being versatile, proactive and well organised are key skills required for this role. 

An application form and a job description can be downloaded from the school website.

CVs cannot be accepted as a method of application. 

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 18 June 2021.
Interviews: to be confirmed.

We hold the right to close the application process early if a suitable applicant applies and is appointed.

 Kendrick School
London Road, Reading, Berks RG1 5BN
Tel: 0118 901 5859
NOR: 803 (including 270 in the Sixth Form)

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Kendrick School

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Kendrick School
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A selective girls' school. NOR: 743 (including 262 in the Sixth Form).

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