Cranborne Middle School is a successful middle school, located in a beautiful rural part of Dorset. We have a good standing within the local community and have a dedicated and high achieving staff, as well as hard working and well-behaved children.
We currently have a vacancy in school for a part time ICT Systems Technician. The type of contract is negotiable, with the choice being either: 52 week contract with 5 weeks annual leave (to be taken out of term-time), working 14.8 hours per week. (actual salary range: £8787 - £9277); or a term-time contract (39 weeks) paid over 52 weeks working 14.8 hours per week (actual salary range: £7498 - £8015).
Working days can be flexible to be either full days, half days or a combination and could be an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking for a quieter working life or just starting out on their career path.
As part of the school support workforce, you will work on site providing technical support and advice to students and teaching staff. Day-to-day, you will perform routine IT tasks ensuring the ongoing integrity and availability of the network contributing to the smooth running of the school day. You may also be required to join other support and teaching staff in the supervision of pupils at break and/or lunchtimes as a valued member of the school community.
As well as maintaining the internal school infrastructure, the role also involves updating and maintaining the school's website. The successful candidate will also work alongside the Administrative Staff to produce pupils' reports and the Head of IT to support them with curriculum development.
If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact the school office to speak to a member of the Senior Leadership Team or arrange a visit by contacting the Headteacher's PA: Mrs McHugh on 01725 517348.
Every day is different, and whether you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, keen for a job allowing a little more flexibility around working days, or the chance to work in a different environment to your normal role, this could be the job for you.
Cranborne Middle 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.