Explore a career at GSAS

Valuing our staff

Green Spring Academy Shoreditch is an exciting and inspirational place to work.  We pride ourselves on making sure our staff feel valued because we recognise the important role they play in securing exceptional outcomes for our students.

Our teachers and support staff are provided with a range of opportunities to develop their careers.  We offer a nurturing and caring environment enabling our staff to flourish and thrive in a setting that promotes leadership, innovation and creativity.

Continuous Professional Development

Our tailored professional development programme ensures that new and experienced teachers continue to develop their practice. A key part of the culture at GSAS is our strong sense of professional obligation to people entering the teaching profession.

We also offer industry related qualifications for our support staff including AAT, CIPD and a range of Masters Degrees.

Read our case study publication showcasing the work of our dedicated staff.

Encouraging a happy and healthy work environment

Read about the many benefits offered to our staff by the academy. We go above and beyond to ensure our staff are well remunerated, well supported and have every opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Our location

Set in the heart of London’s famous and historic East End, GSAS is located a stone’s throw away from Columbia Road Flower Market and the recently regenerated areas of Brick Lane, Shoreditch and Hoxton. See transport links and location details.

We have one vacancy

Network Manager (see below)

Network Manager

Network Manager
Salary: Grade PO4 £39855-£42651
Contract: Permanent
Reference: GS061
Start Date: ASAP
About Green Spring Academy Shoreditch and our values

Green Spring Academy Shoreditch was judged to be outstanding in every category by Ofsted in its most recent inspection.  It is a smaller than average 11-18 mixed community school with approx. 1000 students.

Outstanding learning and teaching is at the core of everything we do.  We aim to raise attainment to exceptional levels and we value the contribution every student can make, regardless of ability or background.  We have high expectations of all, in a caring and supportive environment.

About this position

We are currently seeking an exceptional and experienced Network Manager, who is enthusiastic and talented, to build on the success of the high performing ICT Department.

About You
Wide and detailed knowledge experience in a working environment of ICT operating systems and networking.

  • Experience in a working environment of managing a complex network, setting up, managing servers and the ability to resolve failure problems.
  • Experience and knowledge of server hardware maintenance, housekeeping and daily backups.
  • Detailed knowledge of IT infrastructure security and implementation requirements.
  • Proven track record of working as a team leader and member of a team.
  • Experience of coaching, supervising, appraising and supporting other colleagues.
  • Experience of sourcing, evaluating, recommending, configuring, installing and testing hardware, network operating systems, software and peripheral equipment.
  • Experience of successful project management.
  • Experience of planning, setting targets and monitoring progress.
  • Experience and working knowledge of ICT including Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.
  • Experience and knowledge in a working environment of with 2000 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server 2008, 2012, MAC OSX.
  • Wide familiarity with hardware and network management system used in education.
  • Familiarity with standard software used in schools e.g. Adobe, Microsoft Office, Macromedia programs.
  • Experience of working in a school or educational environment.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety and Data Protection legislation.

The benefits we offer

  • A generous pension
  • Staff are encouraged to use the free gym on site
  • We have a staff choir, employee assistance program, cycle to work scheme, an interest free season ticket loan, a multitude of discount vouchers with You At Work and free eye care tests
  • Best of all, we offer free breakfast and lunch to our staff

How to apply

If you think you can make a brilliant contribution an application form, job description and person specification can be obtained from hradmin@gsacademyshoreditch.org.uk. CVs will not be accepted.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as interviews will be ongoing until the role is filled.  Regretfully, we are unable to respond to each applicant, if you are not invited for interview within 10 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Green Spring Academy Shoreditch 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 a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.