Regional Schools ICT Lead

  • Experience the rewards of working in the Education industry
  • Lead in the implementation of cutting edge technologies
  • Permanent role located in Leichhardt

We invite you to join our Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) community of ICT professionals that support an enterprise that includes 152 schools, 70,000 students, 50,000 parents and in excess of 10,000 employees, at a time of growth and change. We nurture a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and passionate in caring for our staff and students. As part of our ICT team we will support you in developing your career, expose you to cutting edge technologies whilst building on your faith.

This exciting position presents itself due to the internal promotion of the previous incumbent. That means we now have a unique opportunity for a new Regional Schools ICT Lead to join our talented ICT department in a permanent role. You will be responsible for partnering with an allocation of deployed ICT specialists within our eastern regional schools, acting as a single point of contact for higher level IT and communications support and complex technical issues.

To succeed in this role you will need to have a highly proficient technical skillset in ICT operations, as well as strong leadership ability to contribute to the training aspirations and career development of staff members. The position has 12 direct reports and extensive liaison with internal and external stakeholders.

In this role, you will be managing the below key priorities:

  • Accomplish results by communicating to the ICT Support Officer job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and leading employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain organizational effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for systems and ICT infrastructure to support contemporary learning and teaching into the future
  • Staff selection and engagement in hiring, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities and to promote the vision and the mission for our schools
  • Participate in the deployment of various ICT projects, driven by and in line with our strategic plan

Essential Criteria

  • ITIL v4 Certified (Foundations or higher)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional in Windows Server Administration or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist or;
  • Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or;
  • Aruba ACSA (Aruba Certified Switching Associate)
  • Previous and proven experience managing technical staff
  • Exceptional relationship building skills targeted at ensuring teamwork and customer service
  • The ability to explain the complex in simplistic terms.
  • Flexibility, initiative and responsiveness in managing workflow with an ability to prioritise competing tasks
  • Proven experience in administration and technical support of the following Microsoft products:
  1. Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  2. Microsoft Windows network infrastructure and services
  3. Microsoft Windows files and printing services
  4. Microsoft Windows endpoint deployment services
  • Experience in performing data network technical support and troubleshooting knowledge of the following networking technologies:
  1. All layers of the OSI Model
  2. TCP/IP and related services
  3. Network physical media types
  4. LAN Switching
  5. Wireless Networking

Desirable Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in Management
  • Previous experience in the Education industry
  • Knowledge of the Catholic School system and faith

Application Process

Please find the link for the candidate application gateway for you to access to complete your application and be considered for this opportunity: Apply Here

Working with Children’s check

This role is classified as a child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.  To apply for a paid WWCC, Click Here

Our Mission

Celebrating Being Catholic in Australia
Ensuring Quality Teaching and Learning
Making a Difference in our World

Applications close: 28 July 2019

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