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IT Systems Technician Job Vacancy


Job Reference XS 6.2

Dorset Grade 6, SCP 6-9

£10.39 to £11.02 per hour

£20,043 – £21,269 per annum

37 hours per week (8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday, 3:30pm Friday)

52 week contract (to include 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays)

Permanent Position to start as soon as possible

We are looking for an AVA/IT Systems Technician to assist with the smooth running of IT and AVA in a busy school environment.  This will be on a full time permanent 52 week contract to start as soon as possible.

The role will include:

  • Assisting Media and Drama in the technical aspects of using editing software, sound production and being on hand to assist students during lessons.
  • Designing/production of school promotional materials.
  • Assist with IT Helpdesk.
  • Address any IT issues.
  • Provide network support.
  • Maintain printers and scanners.
  • Maintenance across all systems and equipment.
  • Assist ICT Systems Manager in the analysis and review of new software.
  • Undertake the installation and upgrade of software and provide any necessary training to staff.

Please refer to the attached job description for further information.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Previous experience as an AVA/IT Technician
  • Software/hardware knowledge. Experience of application and use of a wide range of software.
  • 5 GCSE A-C Grades or equivalent technical or vocational qualification.

An Application Form is available on our website – please follow the link to Job Vacancies or via Dorset For You. Completed Application Forms should be sent to

For further information about this position, please contact Colin Dean on

Close date:      MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2022

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

Ferndown Upper School values the diversity of our

workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the

appointment process.