15 hours per week, over 4 days, term time only (flexible working would be considered.)
Damers First School is a vibrant and dynamic first school, educating children from ages 4 - 9. We are committed to providing an excellent education and fostering a positive learning environment for our pupils. We are seeking a part-time IT Technician to join our team and support our school's IT equipment and systems. 15 hours a week over 4 mornings but flexible working would be considered.
As a Part-Time IT Technician at Damers, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our school's technology resources.
Responsibilities include: • providing technical support to teachers and support staff • maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software • adhering to cyber security compliance matters • assisting in the implementation of new technology initiatives. • Working with the Wessex Multi Academy Trust IT department • Ensure the network is available within working hours • Manage back up systems • Maintain asset register for all school IT devices • Maintain the school website and create newsletters
This position offers an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the educational experience of our pupils. If you are passionate about technology and education and are looking to join a supportive team, we encourage you to apply.
Applicants should apply online at Dorset council jobs, or request an application form from the School Office.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. For more about the school please visit our website www.damers.dorset.sch.uk
Damers First School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.
The pro rata salary shown is based on the number of hours and weeks worked and includes appropriate paid annual leave and bank holiday entitlements.
This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the appointment process
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are 'protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. The MOJ's guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
Keeping Children Safe in Education
The school will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.