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St Mary's Catholic High School

Network Manager

As soon as possible

The Governors invite applications for the position of:

Network Manager

Salary: Grade 10 – 14, (£36,378 to £45,576)

Full Time - 36 hours per week

The Governors are looking to appoint a Network Manager, who will work with wider teams within the School, providing day to day management of the School's IT systems to ensure a robust and stable platform for the delivery of teaching and learning. While this post would suit someone experienced with working in an educational setting, experience shows that this is not an essential requirement.

The School is looking to appoint someone who can successfully manage software deployments, administer school systems, and use their technical expertise to implement technological initiatives that enhance the IT experience for students, teachers, staff, and parents. They will also regularly engage with the schools’ teaching and administration teams, allowing them to benefit from your technical knowledge providing staff and students with a professional, high quality ICT experience.

Please note: St Mary's welcome applications from colleagues of all faiths and none, who are supportive of the values of our Catholic School.


For a detailed summary of the role and responsibilities, please refer to the Network Manager Job Description.


  • Experience of IT network management
  • Experience of working in a school or similar setting
  • Effective communication and organisational skills
  • To be calm, approachable, flexible and demonstrate initiative
  • To be highly skilled and practical
  • A strong team player


  • Provide strategic advice and support to the Governing Body, Headteacher, and the wider leadership team.
  • Oversee, maintain, and develop IT systems throughout the school, including remote access for students and staff.
  • Ensure all school resources are used efficiently and effectively.
  • Is a confident team player who understands the importance of positive relationships
  • Is proactive and hardworking, with the confidence to seek solutions to problems first as opposed to passing them on.
  • Is an outstanding communicator with all stakeholders.
  • Determined and patient, with the willpower to see things through.
  • Is an outstanding practitioner who leads by example, with the ability to listen and self-reflect.
  • Is highly organised, with the ability to work under pressure to deadlines.
  • Is inspirational, creative, and innovative.

Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit the school or to contact the Headteacher for more information.

Please note: Do not be put off applying for this post if you are not a practising Catholic. We welcome applications from colleagues who are supportive of the values of a Catholic School. Many of our staff are members of religious faiths other than Catholic, or none, and make an enormous contribution to the well-being of our students.

Network Manager - Job Profile

Closing Date: As soon as possible

Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Please return your completed application to:


CES - Support Staff Application Form

Notes to Applicants

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Form

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.