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Role: IT Service Desk Technician

  • Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 p.a. dependant on experience. Pension, Private Healthcare, Generous holiday entitlement
  • Location: Leeds
  • Company: School ICT Services Ltd

Job description: –

Due to continued year-on-year growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified, highly motivated and experienced ICT Technician to join our education IT technical support team.

School ICT Services is one of the largest, independent providers of Capita SIMS support services in the U.K. We currently offer support and consultancy services to over 600 schools across the country. Our aim is to help schools achieve maximum benefit from their investment in ICT and the post-holder will need to be pro-active in developing and improving the use of technology in schools, as well as day to day maintenance.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and be able to deliver high-quality support to our customers via our service desk, with an element of on-site visit work as and when required. The ideal candidate should have a sound knowledge of supporting ICT infrastructures and computer systems, including servers, workstations, interactive screens/AV equipment and Apple/Android devices. You will also have experience and understanding of group policies, software deployment, backup/restoration procedures and firewall/filtering technologies. In return, the company offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 30-day annual holiday entitlement
  • Private Healthcare
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Pension Scheme

Experience of working in the education sector would be beneficial but is not essential, however, your technical knowledge, personality, willingness to learn and your approach to delivering outstanding customer service are key to being successful in this role.

The company has grown through delivering a personable and stable service to its customers and we enjoy an extremely low level of staff turnover, due to providing a friendly and enjoyable environment in which to work.

The role is available for an immediate start.

Essential requirements:

  • GCSE Grade C+ in Maths & English
  • Full driving licence

Additional information: A full DBS check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

This is a full time, permanent position.

To apply for this role please e-mail your CV to: clare.barnett@schoolicts.co.uk.

Role: MIS Consultant (Leeds)

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified, highly motivated and experienced SIMS specialist to join our Capita Accredited, hardworking and highly regarded support team.

School ICT Services Ltd is one of the largest, independent providers of SIMS support in the country. We currently offer support and consultancy services to over 600 Local Authority, Academy and Free Schools, predominantly in the north of England but increasingly on a national basis. It is our aim to help schools get maximum use from their SIMS system and candidates must be pro-active in developing the use of this software in schools.

Suitable candidates will ideally already be providing similar services to schools through an existing SIMS support team. However we would welcome applications from experienced High School or Primary School SIMS users wanting to utilise their skills in a different environment.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and be able to deliver high quality support to our customers across a range of SIMS specialisms via our service desk as well as delivering training and consultancy services. There is also an expectation that applicants are prepared to travel to deliver on-site training and consultancy to our customers, therefore a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle is essential.

The successful applicant will be given specific responsibilities for the delivery of training and consultancy working out of our head office in Leeds.

All Candidates

All candidates should have sound knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Personnel
  • School Workforce census
  • Behaviour Management
  • School Census
  • Managing Pupil data
  • FMS
  • Profiles
  • SEN
  • Discover
  • System Manager
  • Reporting

In addition High School Specialists should have a sound knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Examinations
  • Course Manager
  • Nova T6
  • Options/Options Online
  • Cover
  • Assessment Manager
  • Lesson Monitor/Attendance
  • Census/Post 16 Census

In addition Primary School Specialists should have a sound knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Attendance
  • End of year procedures
  • End of Key stage data returns
  • School Census
  • Assessment manager
  • Dinner Money

In return, the company offers:

  • Competitive Salary £24,000 – £30,000 depending on experience.
    • 30 day annual holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Death in Service Benefit
    • Pension Scheme
  •  Base: Our Head Office in Leeds

If you believe you have the skills and interest to take on this challenging role in a highly competitive environment, a full job description and information on how to apply can be found by emailing mark.blackwood@schoolicts.co.uk. Alternatively for an informal conversation about the company and the post please call on 0345 6436802

Closing date – 19/11/2018

Role: MIS Consultant (Southern)

Due to continued customer growth, an opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified, highly motivated and experienced SIMS specialist to join our Capita Accredited, hardworking and highly regarded support team.

School ICT Services Ltd is one of the largest, independent providers of SIMS support in the country. We currently offer support and consultancy services to over 600 Local Authority, Academy and Free Schools, predominantly in the north of England but increasingly on a national basis. It is our aim to help schools get maximum use from their SIMS system and candidates must be pro-active in developing the use of this software in schools.

Suitable candidates will ideally already be providing similar services to schools through an existing SIMS support team. However we would welcome applications from experienced High School or Primary School SIMS users wanting to utilise their skills in a different environment.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and be able to deliver high quality support to our customers across a range of SIMS specialisms via our service desk as well as delivering training and consultancy services. There is also an expectation that applicants are prepared to travel to deliver on-site training and consultancy to our customers in the south of the country therefore a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle is essential.

The successful applicant will be given specific responsibilities for the delivery of training and consultancy in Wiltshire, Kent and Essex as demand dictates. For this reason we would be happy to accept applications from candidates based in these regions who would be predominantly working from home.

All Candidates

All candidates should have sound knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Personnel
  • School Workforce census
  • Behaviour Management
  • School Census
  • Managing Pupil data
  • FMS
  • Profiles
  • SEN
  • Discover
  • System Manager
  • Reporting

In addition High School Specialists should have a sound knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Examinations
  • Course Manager
  • Nova T6
  • Options/Options Online
  • Cover
  • Assessment Manager
  • Lesson Monitor/Attendance
  • Census/Post 16 Census

In addition Primary School Specialists should have a sound knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Attendance
  • End of year procedures
  • End of Key stage data returns
  • School Census
  • Assessment manager
  • Dinner Money

In return, the company offers:

  • Competitive Salary £24,000 – £30,000 depending on experience.
    • 30 day annual holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Death in Service Benefit
    • Pension Scheme

If you believe you have the skills and interest to take on this challenging role in a highly competitive environment, a full job description and information on how to apply can be found by emailing mark.blackwood@schoolicts.co.uk. Alternatively for an informal conversation about the company and the post please call on 0345 6436802

Closing date – 19/11/2018

“Thank you so much for organising such a brilliant workshop today. I thought that the trainer was brilliant.  He made a potentially dry subject interesting, relevant and accessible.”

Helen Wilson
SBM Services Essex

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