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ICT Technician

  • Location: Newport
  • Duration: Long term placement
  • Salary: £10 - £11 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions are looking to appoint an experienced and hardworking ICT Technician, to work as an integral part of the support team in a secondary school in Newport. This is a long-term temporary position which is due to start immediately. The working hours are Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm.

All applicants must be flexible, reliable and adaptable to the demands of working in a busy secondary school environment. Applicants will also require:

  • Relevant IT Qualifications
  • Previous experience providing IT support
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and equipment
  • The ability to communicate well with staff and pupils

Job Specification

An ICT Technician is responsible for system wide technical support to curriculum and administrative PCs, laptops, printers and network installation. They are responsible for supporting the teaching of ICT by preparing relevant materials and working alongside pupils and teachers in the ICT suite, in classrooms and in out of hours learning activities.

As an ICT Technician you’ll be expected to:

  • Provide technical support
  • Resolve basic problems associated with operating systems, networks, software, hardware, printers etc. in the suite and around school
  • Ensure that a supply of consumable items such as printer cartridges and toners are maintained and reordered as required
  • Carry out back-ups of our network server at specific intervals
  • Ensure virus protection is kept up to date
  • Maintain the hardware database with new and updated equipment following school policies for audit requirements
  • Install new software, and document its use on the hardware database
  • Maintain the school domain, adding and deleting staff and pupils as they join or leave the school
  • Manage community gateway and email accounts
  • Undergo any training linked to the development of ICT and disseminate the training to others
  • Provide help and guidance to pupils on an individual or group basis within ICT lessons.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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