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Head of IT Services

St Leonards School , Fife

Vacancy details

Please apply before 28/01/2019 at 12:00 pm

St Leonards School, St Andrews, KY16 9QJ

Mrs Gill Morgan
HR Officer

01334 460501

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Vacancy Description / Summary

St Leonards School seeking to appoint a well-qualified and effective Head of IT Services to start in post as soon as possible.
The Head of IT Services will ensure that all IT systems effectively and efficiently support students and staff in learning and administration and that appropriate training and guidance is provided. The Head of IT Services will be a hands-on Technical Manager and able to resolve complex technical issues in liaison with our external suppliers.

The position will be based in IT services although there will be other working areas available for use, depending on the task.
St Leonards has a close working relationship with the IT services section of our near neighbour, the University of St Andrews, with a service level agreement in place concerning the maintenance of the school network, IT facilities and technical support. The Head of IT Services will have a close and effective relationship with the University and the purpose of this role is to complement the University, working closely with relevant counterparts and ensuring that St Leonards staff and pupils have effective and consistent IT provision.

Maintaining the network is a key priority and, given the boarding ethos of the school, there is an expectation of consistent provision of service out of hours.

A full job description and application form can be obtained from the School's website. The closing date for applications is Monday, 28 January 2019 at 12:00pm.


About the School

In the heart of the famous university town of St Andrews, St Leonards offers day and boarding education for 5-18 year old boys and girls, combining academic achievement with a friendly atmosphere.

Students have the chance to learn, work and play in a seaside setting, feeding off the buzz that comes from being in a renowned university town. Students thrive on well-established links with the University making the most of opportunities in drama, sport, music, art and our elite golf programme.

The only school in Scotland to concentrate 100% on the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form means that the enriching spirit of the IB enables students to develop and step into the world with confidence and maturity.