Senior ICT Technician

Employer: St Nicholas Catholic High School
Salary: Grade 6
Location: St Nicholas Catholic High School
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week. 8am - 4pm (Mon - Thu) 8am to 3.30pm (Fri).
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 24/11/2023 at 09:00
Reference: SEC/23/231451

Senior ICT technician

Starting January 2024

Full time / Full Year - 37 hours per week

Monday to Thursday, 8am – 4pm, Friday 8am –3.30pm

Grade 6 - £25,979-£28,770

We are looking to appoint a Senior ICT Technician to support the IT provision within our school. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced technician to maintain and develop an effective and efficient IT Service, experience of working in a school / educational setting would be preferable, but not essential. The post holder will work in partnership with our IT managed service provider to support the operational IT requirements through the maintenance of software, hardware and related equipment, and providing support to staff and students to ensure administration and learning outcomes are maximised. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in dealing with networked systems as well as possess the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with users of all abilities and levels.  

Please refer to the attached job description and people specification, also available from our school website

We welcome pre-arranged visits to school for prospective candidates before shortlisting has taken place. If you wish to have an informal discussion, or if you require further information please contact Dawn Poole on 01606 706020 orvia email at

Closing date: Friday 24 November 2023. Shortlisting and interviews will take place w/c 27 November 2023.

How to apply

Closing date: Friday 24 November 2023

The post is subject to suitable references and the successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).  Further information can be found at


Our school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a result, we would like to draw the following matters to your attention:

  1. All appointments are made subject to:
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure;
  • Checks of professional status where applicable;
  • Confirmation of professional qualifications;
  • Receipt of suitable references (if not received by the time of interview); and
  • Medical clearance
  1. We only accept applications completed on the Catholic Education Service Application Form with a covering letter. Please do not send CVs or open testimonials.




  1. Please ensure that the application form is completed in full. In particular, you must ensure that a full work history is provided and that any gaps in your employment are fully explained.
  2. The referees cited in your application form must include your current or most recent employer. If your last employment was in a school, we would expect a reference from the Headteacher and/or Deputy/Assistant Headteacher.
  3. When seeking references, we will request information about your suitability to work with children.
  4. If you are shortlisted, any anomalies in your application will be discussed with you at interview.


Procedure for Application:

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy please complete the application form, including names and addresses of two referees, and submit a concise letter of application. This should include the following information:

  1. A brief outline of what you have achieved in your present post
  2. A statement about why you want this job.
  3. An indication of the strengths and expertise you could offer the school.

All points should address the detail in the person specification and other points made within the information sent to candidates.

Completed applications should be returned to the HR Officer, Mrs Dawn Poole at to arrive no later than 9am on Friday 24 November 2023

Interviews are planned to take place w/c 27 November 2023

Please note that we are happy to arrange visits of school for prospective candidates before short-listing has taken place. Also if you wish to have an informal discussion about the post in advance of your application, or if you require any further details, please contact Mrs Dawn Poole at

This vacancy is now closed


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