Director of IT

St Paul's Girls' School

  • Permanent
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Director of IT
Specialisms:Education, Technology
Date posted:28th March 2024
Closing date:18th April 2024

St Paul’s Girls’ School (SPGS) is an extraordinary school. Not only does it regularly achieve some of the best GCSE and A level results in the country, but it has a truly distinctive ethos focused on nurturing creativity, curiosity, and a love of academic discovery.

The development of new technologies will impact every career and every aspect of our lives. The creative industries are the fastest-growing sector of the UK economy, accounting for 1 in 6 jobs. Therefore, it is essential that we ensure our students are fully equipped with the skills, knowledge, and expertise they need to navigate a digital world with confidence and that we prepare them for the careers of tomorrow.

The Director of IT’s primary objective is to execute the school’s IT strategy, play a key role within the Digital Strategy Group, and align with the objectives of the Senior Leadership Team. This entails overseeing the enhancement and maintenance of the school’s IT infrastructure and its academic and administrative IT and AV systems in accordance with the school’s five-year plan.

Significant investment in the infrastructure, systems, devices and classroom experience has already begun and the Director of IT will champion best practices with a forward-looking ambition to ensure they are at the forefront of providing a modern IT service.

The school has transitioned mainly to cloud-based services (where suitable), with Office 365 as the central productivity suite for all users. So, an understanding of Microsoft is essential.

You will have a strong technical understanding, ideally within an educational environment and the ability to communicate well with internal stakeholders and adapt quickly to change. You have a natural interest in solving complex technical problems You must have a high degree of accuracy with excellent attention to detail and time management skills.

This role is expected to be on-site at St. Paul’s Girls’ School during term time.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter, and we will then contact you to complete the relevant safer recruitment documentation.

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