Opportunities for Inspiring Individuals
In September 2012 the UCL Academy opened with 180 students in Year 7 and 125 Year 12 students. It will reach its full capacity of 1150 students by the autumn of 2016. In January 2013 we shall move into a brand new purpose built school building in Swiss Cottage, Camden, London.
Our sponsor, UCL, is among the top universities in the world and with specialisms in science, technology, engineering and maths, staff and students alike will work with the university to develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research.
We are looking for an experienced IT Officer who can bring us commercial clout, technical expertise and real leadership skills. You will take responsibility for strategic ICT developments and initiatives within the Academy, oversee our major ICT managed service contract, and manage the maintenance and development of our suite of information systems.
The role will involve close liaison with our Senior Leadership Team as you plan the future of ICT systems and develop a strategy for harnessing technology in education. On a day-to-day basis, you will be providing professional advice on processes, managing our service levels and supervising budgets and procurement. You will also have responsibility for reprographics services and our telecoms and security control systems, as well as digital notice boards and our web site.
Excellent communication skills are essential, as you will be preparing reports for Executive and Board of Governors' meetings and act as guru and evangelist for effective ICT in the curriculum. You will need broad, high level technical skills and experience of setting and implementing technical strategies.
A graduate in computing or business, you will ideally be MCSE certified and will have the confidence to work alongside teaching staff and deal commercially with our external technical partners. As an important member of the management team you will be expected to demonstrate leadership, work proactively and will be prepared, on occasion, to commit to anti-social hours during evenings and weekends.
Location: Swiss Cottage, Camden, London
Closing Date: Wednesday 16 January 2013
Interviews will be taking place from mid- January 2013
For an informal discussion about the role please call Neil Harding on 07919 023575.
To download an application pack please visit www.uclacademy.co.uk/vacancies
For further information please email the Academy at: email@example.com
The UCL Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced CRB check and employment references. Any job offer will be subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks and a probation period.