Senior IT Technician

Hours: Full time - 37 hours weekly
Salary: £28,169 per annum
Closing date: 19/09/2021

About Us:

Macclesfield College is a leading provider of Further Education and Higher Education in the North West of England. Macclesfield College is part of a modern, inspiring campus providing education to learners of all ages and abilities. Based in East Cheshire, the College offers free secure campus parking and excellent transport links.

Recognised as a ‘Good’ College at its November 2017 Ofsted inspection. Our mission is simple- “Empowerment through learning”.

Macclesfield College has just been confirmed as the overall best- performing FE institution within the key Cheshire and Warrington sub-region, according to the latest statistics published in the National Achievement Rate Tables.

Furthermore, on 5th April 2019, Macclesfield College was proud to be awarded winners of the ‘Business and Education’ category of the East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Awards.

The Role:

We are looking to appoint a highly technical, efficient, enthusiastic and well organised person with a passion for problem solving to join us as a Senior IT Technician. This is a varied role working across the College with no two days being the same and provides many exciting opportunities for the successful candidate.

The postholder will organise the work load with the IT Technician team to ensure an efficient and effective service to end users, while meeting agreed College service standards including delivery and support to student and staff to meet service level agreements.

The successful candidate will need to hold a graduate qualification in IT/Computer Science and/or professional qualifications such as MCSE, CCNA and CompTIA+.

You will also have experience of Management of Microsoft Networks and Active Directory as well as experience of management of switches, VLANs, wireless APs, web/email filtering and firewalls.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references. The College is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from members of ethnic minority groups.

The candidates existing excellent skills will be maintained by the college’s continuous professional development programme.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits including:

  • Recently Ofsted graded Good, now on our journey to Outstanding
  • 30 days holiday (FTE), bank holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Excellent onsite facilities including Coffee Shop, gym, hair and beauty salon, and an onsite nursery
  • Free secure campus parking and excellent transport links

The position will close at midnight on 25th April 2021.

To apply for this post, please download the application forms by clicking on the Application Forms link shown below.

Please email completed forms to

Contact Details:

For further details contact Human Resources: tel 01625 410007, email: