Permanent | Full-time | All-year Round (52 weeks per year)
Starting Salary c.£30,000 per annum depending on skills, knowledge and experience
The Felsted IT Services team is a critical and integral part of the Felsted community and the role of the IT Engineer is to manage the complex challenges of scale that are unique to Felsted’s technically intricate ecosystem. With the recent appointment of a Director of Digital Strategy, it is an exciting time to be joining Felsted and the ICT department.
The main duties of the role are to design, install and test hardware, software and networks and maintain the IT asset tracker plus partner with the leadership team on system forecasts and critical issues affecting the IT systems.
A degree in a Computer Science related area of study would be desirable, or equivalent practical experience, together with extensive knowledge and experience with OS administration, hardware systems, OS internals on Windows and *nix systems, as is knowledge of networks, networking security systems and infrastructure. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate problem-solving, collaborative and communications skills together with the ability to interpret and analyse information to create meaningful reports.
This role is a permanent position working Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, all-year round. The post holder is required to work one Saturday per month during term-time and be on-call as per the department’s rota. The starting salary for this role is c.£30,000 per annum (depending on skills, knowledge and experience) plus there is a call-out allowance of £133.19 per month (£1,598.28 per annum). Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.
Benefits include free life assurance, uniform and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School’s healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied and lunch/dinner provided; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.
Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.
We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 24 January 2022 at 9:00am.
If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.
Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.