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IT Technician
  • Employer: Weaverham High School
  • Reference: SEC/21/163970
  • Published: Tue 07/09/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/09/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: Grade 5 £19,698 to £21,748 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Weaverham High School , Cheshire

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IT Technician

IT Technician

The Governors of Weaverham High School are looking to appoint an IT Technician to start as soon as possible.  The successful applicant will be reliable, able to work on his or her own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a team. 

The post is permanent subject to a satisfactory references and probationary period.  The salary range for this post is Grade 5 £19,698 to £21,748 per annum, 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm, full year.


To provide hardware and software classroom support for teachers using the computer facilities.  To maintain computer networks, printers and other peripherals (including installing new software), thereby minimising system’s ‘downtime’.



Provide classroom support to teachers using the computer systems, including informing teaching staff of any known software or hardware problems, to enable the staff to meet the needs of the curriculum.


Complete minor repairs to equipment and cabling where the fault is obvious and provide on-the-spot advice to other members of staff regarding such matters, to ensure maximum availability and usage of equipment.


Generate, extend and maintain computer networks (including the installation of new software, ensuring anti-virus and other utility software is up-to-date and effective, and the performance of network management tasks) under the direction of the IT Systems Manager; to provide a user-friendly interface for all users.


Provide software support for all users by being familiar with the current software, under the direction of the IT Systems Manager, to enable the systems to be fully used by all staff and students.


Assist with e-mail, internet and related activities.


Undertake personal professional development and respond to the changing needs of the job.


Support SIMS system management and administration work, and liaise/consult with Council IT help desk as necessary to resolve system problems and issues.

Notwithstanding the detail in this job description, in accordance with the School's/Council’s Flexibility Policy the job holder will undertake such work as may be determined by the Headteacher/Governing Body from time to time, up to or at a level consistent with the Main Responsibilities of the job.

Weaverham High School is a friendly school with a hard-working team who are committed to achieving the best outcomes for the pupils.  Our school places the highest priority on keeping our children safe.  Applicants will be subject to stringent vetting processes.  The successful applicant will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Please download an application form from the school website and return to:  Mrs Z Walker, Weaverham High School, Lime Avenue, Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 3HT or email to: jobs@weaverhamhighschool.comPLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CV APPLICATIONS, ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE ON THE SCHOOL’S NON-TEACHING STAFF APPLICATION FORM.


Closing date:  noon on Monday 20th September 2021