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ICT Technician

Job Title: ICT Technician 
Job Reference No: 18-19151
Responsible to:
ICT Manager
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £16,500 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Midnight on 18th August 2019

Taunton School is over 170 years old and is an Independent School for approximately 1,100 boys and girls aged 0-18 years, with circa 350 boarders. We aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a full time ICT Technician to assist in the support of the School's ICT infrastructure. Taunton School has an extensive ICT Network offering access from thin client, PC, Apple Mac and a range of wireless devices. We support a user base of over 1,100 pupils and 480 staff. The main role of the post holder will be to work as part of a team to provide high quality technical ICT support to all parts of the School.

We would like to hear from applicants who have a determination to learn are capable of managing a high volume of varied activities accurately. A positive and professional outlook is essential in this role as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills as the first line IT support for the school. The successful candidate will have experience of database technologies and an understanding of technician duties.

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. The School offers the following benefits:

Automatic enrolment in the School Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility criteria); Free lunch when the School kitchen is open; Free parking on site; Discounted membership of the Taunton School Sports Club; and Contributory Health Scheme (upon completion of probation period).

Application details: Further details are available at https://www.tauntonschool.co.uk/job-vacancies/. Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address, CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 18th August 2019. Interviews will be held on 22nd August 2019.

Download the Taunton School application form in MS Word format here
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Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.