Technical Support Officer
North Metropolitan TAFE
3d ago

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Advertised Vacancy Number : IPS / SS645326

This is a permanent part-time (0.5FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2020

Do you possess excellent communication skills and are ready to take on new challenges?

Paraburdoo Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Technical Support Officer to join their team.

The Technical Support Officer will maintain and improve school Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure, including computers, iPads and Interactive Whiteboards.

They will also deal with ICT issues such as access to printers, updates to software, computer processes and Department of Education system updates.

This position has become a very important role at the school. The support and training provided to staff is much needed and appreciated.

The successful applicant will maintain and assist in all Information Technology systems and equipment through the school.

Provide training, advice and support to all staff and students. The role includes research and identifying appropriate software packages and other resources suitable for the school.

The successful applicant assists with the installation and upgrading of Information Technology systems and maintains accurate records of assets and resources.

The role has flexible working hours and cooperative team environment.

The successful applicant will be able to work independently with minimal supervision. They will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to engage with all staff and students, as well as possess a good understanding of ICT.

Paraburdoo PS caters for approximately 200 to 250 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 in the Ashburton Shire of the Pilbara.

It is the only school in town with enrolments fluctuating depending on the strength of the mining industry.

Our school is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for our students, helping them to fulfil their potential and realise their goals.

Our teachers and support staff have a clear, shared vision where we work with families to nurture and inspire lifelong learning.

Our collaborative and cooperative culture ensures our staff work in an environment of continual learning and development so they can deliver a range of high quality learning opportunities to stimulate and challenge each student's individual needs and talents.

As an Independent Public School, our challenge is to further develop our students as successful, motivated learners who strive to achieve.

Paraburdoo Primary School works as a 'whole' school where there are professional standards, expectations and alignment between year levels.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment.

This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria) :

  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to develop innovative solutions to information technology problems.
  • Ability to install and maintain network systems incorporating the Internet and Electronic Mail.
  • Organisational skills to develop effective administrative practices and the initiative to work with minimum supervision.
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