Network Manager


United Kingdom

45,000 GBP


Our client, a large UK-based MSP specialising in the Education Sector, are looking to appoint a Network Manager in Hounslow, for a large Secondary School. This is a crucial role in providing IT/Network Management to the IT support staff/team and support staff and students across the school. The Network Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure the streamlined operation of the School's ICT needs and requirements
  • Identify, recommend, implement and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the school
  • Define and implement ICT policies, procedures and best practices
  • Manage the allocation and provisioning of user accounts for network, communication systems and school specific software packages
  • Managing the Network and its virtual and physical security systems including servers, switches, firewalls, routers, web filters, anti-virus and wireless access, along with all operating systems
  • Carrying out routine and ad hoc network management tasks including daily backups, anti-virus checking and other housekeeping tasks, ensuring preventable errors do not occur
  • Configure new workstations, printers, telephones, etc. and install software in accordance with licences. As well as resolving hardware faults, including the repair of IT systems, down to component level
  • Support the use of IT systems throughout the school where there is a need
  • Identifying necessary upgrades to the school networks, advice the senior leadership team and prepare hardware and software costs analysis
  • Maintain a back-up and recovery strategy to ensure minimum downtime in case of system failure including uninterruptable power supplies
  • Ensure secure access to Internet to protect students and data from external threats
  • To assist staff in their delivery of IT throughout the curriculum, including the use of digital tablets and app provisioning
  • To research new hardware options that may becoming available and will be of use in school.
  • To ensure all school networks function at an acceptable speed and all machines are capable of the work required in school
  • To ensure the schools network is compliant with all aspects of GDPR
  • Support and instruct pupils and staff in the use of the network, internet and software.

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