Randstad Education is currently working on behalf of a Liverpool SEN school who require an IT Network Manager to lead their technical support team to cover a permanent vacancy until they recruit. But if you're the right person for the job, you will be in a great position if you are already in a temporary post there! The role is Monday - Friday 08:30 - 16:00, full time, all year round contract.BENEFITSOur staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and you will benefit from the following:- A school with excellent facilities, on-site parking, and a friendly, supportive leadership team.- A dedicated, professional and friendly consultant to support you and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility.- Competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011).- Access to Randstad's benefits package including discounted cinema and holiday vouchers, high street discounts and more.- Commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding, prevent duty, and 'Team Teach' as well as our new mandatory 'Covid-aware' training.- 'Recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300.- The flexibility to work when and where you want through our network of branches RESPONSIBILITIESYou would need to be available to start as soon as possible. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed team, reporting to Head of Finance and Operations and providing a practical service to the staff and pupils of the school. Responsibilities would include: - Providing general first line IT support to all staff, students and visitors to the school. - Liaising with service providers on the maintenance, management and upgrades of hardware including workstations, laptops, servers, printers, projectors, interactive whiteboards, and assisting others with changes and implementation. - Software installation, testing and troubleshooting, and liaising with external service delivery regarding updates and upgrades. - Administration and management of subscribed websites, school website and social media accounts. - Maintenance, cleaning and disposal of IT equipment including audio systems; relocation and storage of equipment where necessary. - Ordering and installation of consumables and relevant H&S checks and testing. - Other appropriate professional dutiesREQUIREMENTS - Possess previous experience in a technical support or technician function, and excellent IT skills. - Have a qualification in IT or have served an apprenticeship in a similar role. - Experience of working with children or young people (paid or voluntary), for referencing purposes would be an advantage. - Can demonstrate knowledge of specific technical, health and safety, and security issues in schools; knowledge of the current IT curriculum would also be an advantage.- A patient approach towards working with children and adults alike.- Awareness of dealing with sensitive information and confidentiality of data.- Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing, and able to work to deadlines.- A strong work ethic, the ability to work flexibly as part of a team of technicians, and a professional attitude. WHAT NEXT?We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across the North West, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks including an enhanced DBS and full referencing process. If your application is deemed suitable for this position a telephone interview will be offered immediately, instead of the normal face to face meeting, to observe current social distancing measures. Documents will be submitted and checked online and our consultants will guide you through how to do this. You could start in the school soon after. Randstad Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and require all applicants to share this commitment.To discuss this in more detail, please contact Heidi McGreary, your specialist School Support Consultant, via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or at the office on 0151 255 1666. Apply now, don't delay!