Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS646712
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2020
Eaton Community College is seeking to appoint a committed Network Support Officer.
The successful applicant will ideally possess excellent communication skills and the adaptability to work in a school setting. The role of the Network Support Officer will require you to develop and maintain Information Technology (IT) systems and equipment through the school, including developing solutions to identified problems. You will assist with the installation, troubleshooting and upgrading of IT systems and maintain records of IT assets and resources in accordance with the school’s needs and Department of Education policies and guidelines. It will be highly regarded if the successful applicant has a thorough understanding of major operating systems and mobile devices with their associated software, and therefore be able to provide training, advice and support to staff and students on desktop and software applications.
The successful applicant should be highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, reliable, committed to personal and professional growth and will embrace opportunities for collaboration within the school. You will be required to provide timely, ‘hands-on' support for all staff and students; including IT support in the classroom for teachers/students, as needed.
The College is a medium-sized school catering for approximately 580 students from Year 7 to Year 12 and is an Independent Public School. We offer a wide range of courses from VET, General and ATAR subjects. We are a Positive Behaviour Support school prioritising whole school collaboration, engaging staff, students and parents in the development and evolution of shared expectations.
Our College is committed to providing students with the best educational opportunities and we are proud of our achievements and the contributions our students make to the College and wider community. The College site is adjacent to the Glen Huon Primary School and close to community facilities such as the Eaton Fair Shopping Centre, Dardanup Shire Offices and a community oval, placing it in the heart of the Eaton community. The site contains significant wetlands of two hectares that form the focal point of the buildings, as well as spacious, landscaped gardens and lawns that provide a beautiful outlook for active, growing students.
The school values of “Encouraging, Caring and Challenging” are about being dedicated to providing wrap around support for each student so that they embrace their learning opportunities and are able to activate their learning to become life-long learners. As a PBS school we value quality teaching and know that we must and can provide highly effective emotional and social support to improve the academic outcomes of all students. Our staff demonstrate care for our students as individuals so that they are fully prepared for success in a rapidly changing world.
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):
- Knowledge of network systems and platforms relevant to the operating environment.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills relevant to the operational maintenance of Information Technology networks.
- Organisational skills, including the ability to plan and implement data security procedures.
- Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external clients.
- Practical experience in developing and implementing user-training procedures.
Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Eaton Community College can be found by visiting www.eatoncc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Kane Mack, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Eaton, by telephoning (08) 9796 7000 or emailing email@example.com.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 25 September 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.