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St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School - 7 days remaining
Closing Date 29/09/2023
Wychall Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8AP
Grade 2 permanent
NOR: 1239

20,812 - 22,777 full time  (36.50 hours per week)

(Consideration will be given to experience when 

considering the salary starting point)

In partnership with the Archdiocese of Birmingham, the Lumen Christi Board of Directors and School Standards Committee of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic AV Technician.

St Thomas Aquinas is a large and thriving Catholic comprehensive school in the south of Birmingham. Along with seven local primary schools, it is part of growing Catholic Multi Academy. It is a place where staff and students from all faiths live out the school mission. Examination results in summer 2022 were excellent the school in the top 25% of all schools nationally. Building on the ‘Good’ judgement by OFSTED, the Catholic Schools Inspectorate recently judged the school to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. As a result, we are proud to be an oversubscribed school. 

The school has improved using a knowledge-based approach, the highest standards of behaviour and academic challenge for all regardless of background. St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School is unapologetically ambitious for the children we serve. 

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School are seeking to appoint an AV Technician as soon as possible, to join our responsive and dedicated IT team. The successful candidate will provide professional, effective, knowledgeable, and rapid Audio-Visual (AV) and IT support to staff and students as needed. Provide support for teaching and events, including setting up and operating equipment.

The candidate will support the IT Team by contributing to first-line support by resolving or escalating support calls using IT Service logging systems. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic AV technician who has the ability, confidence, and talent to make a huge impact to our students’ education from day one by supporting staff with their curriculum needs and wider extra-curricular activities. 

Flexible working is required to support events before and after the school day.

Key responsibilities:

• To be the technical first point of contact for events.

• Assist in the setting up, operating, editing, and processing of events using a range of specialist AV hardware.

• Oversee routine maintenance ensuring the school’s AV systems and associated hardware remain up to date and meet the needs of stakeholders.

• Assist in processing, editing, production and archiving of audio-visual material using a range of digital tools and software.

• Work with the IT Services Team by providing 1st line support whilst working on behalf of the school’s users to resolve/escalate issues and to regularly communicate back with progress updates. 

• To undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested appropriate to the role.

• Some occasional travelling may be required.

In return, you will be rewarded with:

• A very generous local Government Pension Scheme

• 25 days annual leave plus 12 concessionary days

• Personal Development and Training plans to further your career.

Please see  person specification for further details.  We would encourage all applicants to contact school to arrange an informal visit to the school.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

St Thomas Aquinas is fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children and all appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications is 9am Friday 29 September 2023

Interviews will take place within seven days

For further details please visit www.stacs.org and contact: 

The Office Manager at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Wychall Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham.  B38 8AP.

Tel: 0121 464 4643  Email:  enquiry@stacs.bham.sch.uk

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