IT Cluster Technician - Southampton Cluster

At Oasis Community Learning , Southampton
Salary: SP £19,554 (Salary Point 07 Main Scale) and Local Government Pension Scheme
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: TBC
Applications Closed: 12:00 PM on Friday 26th July 2019
Interviews: On a rolling basis as applications are reviewed

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Cluster Technician to join our IT team.  You will support the academies in our South coast region. This is a broad region and encompasses schools in Southampton cluster. This is a mobile role and a drivers licence and access to your own vehicle are essential. The role requires regular travel between sites within cluster to provide support function as you are expected to work at multiple sites.

This is a great chance to be part of the IT team in one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK. Having grown from 1 to 52 academies in the last 12 years we are excited for new developments ahead.

About Oasis Community Learning
Born of the global Oasis charity, we are one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK. By joining our family of staff you will be one of approximately 100 IT professionals within the group all working alongside people dedicated to helping our students realise their potential. We wish to transform the lives of our communities and support our young people and staff through their journeys with Oasis.

Oasis Systems
With nearly 100 dedicated IT professionals with a range of specialisms, Oasis IT Services operate a sector leading IT provision across over 50 locations utilising enterprise technology deployed via a private national wide area network. Our solution is built on the latest Microsoft and Cisco Technology providing a dynamic and robust IT environment for our internal clients. With a recent investment of £3.5 million in IT systems, this is an exciting time to be joining the family of professionals.

You will get a chance to learn new skills and be exposed to newest Microsoft technologies.

About you
The successful candidate will need to have a keen approach to customer service and the ability to identify incidents whilst setting key priorities. You will ensure the smooth running of ICT systems over several sites to facilitate Teaching, Learning, Administration and Leadership through effective network and hardware configuration and maintenance.

A confident communicator you will support colleagues and students, in person and remotely, in the appropriate use of ICT

This role demands strong knowledge of Windows 10 and basic Windows Server 2008 /12 administration. Experience of in an IT service in an educational setting is desirable but not essential.

Our Ideal candidate will:.

  •  Have knowledge of or experience using a service software package and working to a SLA
  • Have strong technical skills
  • Be driven and self-motivated
  • Have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • Possess a driving licence and have access to own transport.
  • Be willing to travel regularly (approved expenses will be reimbursed)

As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A good Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programme using industry certified accreditation e.g. Microsoft Certified Professional.
  • An opportunity to work with new technology e.g. HP Servers, CISCO etc.
  • A pension scheme with a Local Government pension provider.
  • A generous holiday allowance for support staff, starting at 25 days per year, rising to 30 days after two years (plus 8 Bank Holidays).

To apply for the position, please send your completed application form and equal opportunities to oclrecruitment@oasisuk.org by 26 July 2019 at 12 noon .

NB:  Should an excellent candidate be identified early in the recruitment process this advert will be removed so early applications are recommended.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CV APPLICATIONS ALONE.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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