IT Technician

  • Support
  • Basingstoke

IT Technician

Job advert

Queen Mary’s College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, problem-solving, suitably qualified and experienced individual as IT Technician.  The site is set on a beautiful multi-use area in the heart of Basingstoke, covering approximately 25 acres. Its educational facilities range from state-of-the art teaching facilities built in the last few years to buildings that were original to the Shrubbery School first established in the 1950s.  The College operates a commercial theatre; Central Studio and Sports Centre.  


The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who can demonstrate their technical experience in this particular field and is enthusiastic at delivering great customer service. Working in this environment requires ‘thinking on your feet,’ good organisation skills, clear and strong communication approaches, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, a good and appropriate sense of humour and the ability to work flexibly. The suitable applicant is a person who can work as part of a team and has a clear head working under pressure. 


Purpose of Job:

• To maintain efficient and effective computer systems

• To ensure students and staff are well supported in their activities

• Maintain fully operational IT facilities throughout the College.


Accountable to:   IT Operations Manager


Closing Date :- Friday 13 December 2019


Job Description and Person Specification



This role attracts a number of benefits such as, use of the Sports Centre facilities, free parking on site, discounted Central Studio tickets, complimentary beverages for all staff, related training and development, counselling service and subject to service length: a generous annual leave, sickness and maternity package.


Contractual Information

Salary: Salary is paid at point 18 of the Sixth Form Colleges Support Staff pay scale, currently £17,350 per annum. 


Conditions of Service:

Sixth Form College Support Staff, Full-time and full-year.

Staff are entitled to the benefits of the nationally agreed sickness and maternity leave schemes.


Start date: As soon as possible.


Normal working hours:

Annual Leave: 37 hours per week worked Monday through to Friday, usually 8.30am to 5pm, 4.30pm on Fridays.

Holiday entitlement: 25 days per year, in addition to Bank Holidays and 3 additional closure days 


Other Terms and Conditions of service: The successful candidate will have the choice whether or not to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.  The College contributes a monthly sum equivalent to 19.1% of your salary, whilst staff contribute 5.8%.


All College staff are required to apply for a DBS Disclosure Any offer of employment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Disclosure, satisfactory references and a six-month probationary period.