Job Vacancies

At The C&M College Network we offer a wide range of roles, our current vacancies are listed below.

An exciting opportunity… has arisen, to join the Cheadle & Marple College Network.
The College is looking to recruit to the following posts:

Systems Server Technician

Job Type  Full-time

Salary £27,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year

Please note this role will be covering more than one sites in Blackburn and South Manchester

Job Summary

St Marys College Blackburn and Cheadle & Marple College Cheshire is looking for a dynamic, flexible and experienced dedicated server technician to maintain, develop and expand their server systems at two sites in the North West. The ideal candidate will be expected to ensure that systems are available to both staff and students on both campuses 24/7.

Please note this role will be covering the Cheadle, Cheshire site , however you will occasionally be asked to work at the St Mary’s College in Blackburn. Flexible working is available for this role along with remote access.

Responsibilities and Duties

The role is to help support educational ICT systems in two separate locations. This will include providing proactive maintenance of both physical and virtual servers, ensuring daily backup of data, disaster recovery testing, IT Security, configuration, installation and development of new systems and servers. Communicate with other sites and organisations such as Capita and Jisc.


  • Windows server platforms (2012 onwards)
  • Virtual Server Management Software (Hyper V)
  • Ability to upgrade, configure, trouble shoot server hardware / software
  • Infrastructure experience (switches, Wi-Fi)
  • Manage Firewall and antivirus protection
  • Active directory user management / group policy
  • Introduce new server technologies and hosted services over the next few years
  • Remote management of systems

Appreciation of using IT in education, with a strong interest in learning new systems and solutions

Good communicator, ability to work to deadlines and part of a team

Liaise with line Management regarding projects, issues and development

For an informal chat, and to be considered for this role

please call Laura Cain on: 01254580464



Closing Date

  • Friday 18th January 2019