Highbury College

Head of IT Services

Cosham, Portsmouth
Up to £50,000 dependent on qualifications and experience
09 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Job Level
Head of
IT / Computing
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Highbury College has over 50 years’ experience of delivering further education across the Portsmouth area. We are seeking an innovative and driven individual who has exceptional technical skills and who can demonstrate an ability to lead the strategic development of IT across the College.

The Head of IT is responsible for developing and implementing an IT infrastructure and culture that enables both the Students to receive an outstanding education experience and the Staff to have access to highly effective IT support. 

The successful candidate will be able to lead and motivate the IT support team to plan, design and deliver a robust, secure, safe, responsive and resilient service to our Staff and Students.

Candidates will possess excellent current technical skills which may include a broad knowledge of server based technologies and experience of implementing and maintaining IT networks. In addition, candidates should have experience of project management, IT procurement and successfully implementing change and introducing innovation.

We offer a fantastic benefits package including up to 41 days’ holiday a year, a competitive pension scheme where the College contributes up to 19%, a canteen, access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher, a hair and beauty salon, a nursery, sports centre with a 50% discount for staff, an Employee Assistance Programme, a childcare voucher scheme and access to an online discount website. 

You will receive a comprehensive induction programme including regular support and coaching throughout your first year and a Mentor who will help you settle in to the College.  Staff are encouraged and supported to continuously update and develop their skills and knowledge during their employment at the College.

So if you think you have the enthusiasm, passion and commitment to fulfil this role come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.

For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 31st January with interviews scheduled for the 5th / 6th February

If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jonathan Cox on 02392 328709.

Please note: If you require any additional support with the completion of your application please contact the HR department on 02392 328910 or hr@highbury.ac.uk. 

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