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IT Manager

Wellington School, Ayr , South Ayrshire

Vacancy details

Please apply before 31/07/2019 at 12:00 am

Carleton Turrets
1 Craigweil Road, Ayr , KA7 2XH

Marian Dunlop
PA to the Head

01292 269321

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Vacancy Description / Summary

We are looking to appoint a capable and enthusiastic IT Manager who would be responsible for the school’s IT Network. This will include, but is not limited to: servers, cables, PCs, laptops, tablets, printers, photocopiers, communications cabinets, CCTV, school phone system, main school database, and other software used by the school. The person appointed is responsible for IT business continuity on site and reports directly to the Bursar.

The successful applicant will have a high level of IT knowledge, ideally with experience of working in a school environment, and excellent communication skills. Technical problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently are essential.

This post is full-time, and is available from the 30th of September or earlier, as agreed.

IT positions are not teaching appointments, and although patterns of working will be affected by academic term dates, many tasks are best undertaken when normal classes are not in operation. The exact contract offered will be negotiable, dependent on terms, qualifications and experience. Salary likely to be in the region of £40k.

Applicants should complete the school’s Job Application Form, which can be found on the school website:
Please also provide a covering letter, and send both, via email to: A CV is optional, and may also be included.

Interviews will be held in early August. If you have further questions about the post, please contact the Bursar: 01292 269321.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 July.

About the School

Wellington School offers children the best start in life through excellent teaching, high quality pastoral care and a rich choice of extra-curricular activities.

Enjoying a warm, friendly, family atmosphere, the school prides itself on realising the full potential of every child in the school. There is an excellent academic record for Higher, AH and university entrance and Wellington is consistently in the top 10 of Scottish schools. Pupils study 8 subjects in S3 and S4 whilst 18 subjects are offered at Higher and Advanced Higher. The success is not simply academic however. Wellington School has nurtured Scottish international representatives in many sports and pupils hold prestigious awards both locally and nationally in art and music. With international school status and a thriving outdoor nursery, Wellington has a great reputation for outdoor education and international education at all stages.