IT Technician (Covering three schools in Lancashire)

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 dependant on experience

Hours: Fulltime 40 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year

Base: Covering a network of three independent school based in Lancashire. 

Important:

Due to the nature of the work it is essential for the candidate to have a full UK Driving Licence with access to his/her own vehicle.

Due to company expansion a new IT role has become available. This role will be to support our North West Region of Schools (Aurora Brambles, Aurora Brambles East and Keyes Barn) in Lancashire.  

This role is essential to the smooth running of a site or cluster of sites by ensuring the ongoing availability of required IT and addressing ad hoc issues efficiently as well as supporting any IT changes. The role will provide onsite IT technical support to the team and children/young people and adults at site(s) including improving skills and knowledge to ensure best practice and to raise confidence and ability in the use of Technology.

Experience and Knowledge:

The candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Understanding of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 7,8.1, 10, Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2) and other software applications such as Microsoft Office, Office 365, SharePoint.

  • Knowledge and Understanding of network infrastructure i.e. network switches, patch leads (network cabs), wireless access points.

  • Ability to install IT equipment including, but not limited to; desktops, laptops, A/V equipment, printers, projectors (clean filters, change bulbs etc), tablets products

  • Ability to swap out PC/Laptop components, i.e. memory (RAM) modules, hard drives, PSU etc.

  • Be able to diagnose and resolve faults or issues on above equipment.

  • Excellent communication skills – all mediums

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise

  • Manage priorities and working time effectively

  • Ability to liaise with staff at all levels of technical knowledge

  • Ideally have worked in a school or education IT environment.

 

Who are we:

The Aurora Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with vast ranges of special needs, and we are growing fast.  Within our first year of operation we have enjoyed great success and have 9 services across the country. 

Aurora Brambles School, Brambles East School and Keyes Barn are independent day schools in Lancashire providing specialist education for boys with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH). 

The Benefits:

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Up to 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays

  • Pension Plan

  • Life assurance

  • Childcare Vouchers - Nurseries, playgrounds, school clubs

  • Retail and other discount vouchers

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Enhanced DBS paid by the Company

 

If you are interested then click “Apply Online” below or download our application form below and email it to recruitment@the-aurora-group.com

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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Click here to down an application form – (If you are not applying online please email recruitment@the-aurora-group.com) 

Closing Date: December 22nd