Carinya Christian School is now receiving applications for a full time ICT Services Manager.

The Position

The ICT Services Manager will be responsible for a broad range of ICT infrastructure across a distributed education environment. The balance of prioritising day to day operational support with the management and development of the school’s ICT infrastructure will provide a consistent challenge. To be successful in an educational environment, the ICT Services Manager must be an all rounder who is as comfortable engaging with staff and students at their point of need as they are working with industry partners regarding network design and security. The ICT Services Manager will be based at the Tamworth School, but will also serve the Gunnedah school remotely and via site visits.

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The Applicant

In accordance with the school’s purpose, applicants must be committed Christians of reformed evangelical persuasion and be supportive of the school’s Christ Centred educational philosophy. Applicants will be considered based on a range of criteria including:

  • Education, industry training and/or relevant experience in a relevant discipline

  • At least 3+ years relevant experience in maintaining and supporting a medium scale infrastructure environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of networking hardware and software and server hardware and software

  • Demonstrated ability to undertake troubleshooting to identify, diagnose and resolve problems

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Commitment to providing a high level of client service

  • Commitment to privacy and confidentiality

  • Integrity, empathy and assertiveness (pleasantly)

  • Ability to remain calm and courteous in complex and stressful situations

  • Ability to communicate and engage constructively and appropriately with staff and students

  • Professional experience in independent schooling is not essential, but is desirable

    Refer to the position description for a detailed list of criteria including experience, skills, knowledge, and personal attributes


This is a full time permanent salary position.  Weekly hours and annual leave are in keeping with similar positions in other institutions. The role will entail out of hours work from time to time.


This is a new position to replace a previous arrangement for the management of ICT services across the Schools. The position will commence as agreed with the preferred applicant.

The School

Carinya is a co-educational, Christian school with a student population of approximately 800 students between Prep and Year 12 in Tamworth and 200 students between prep and Year 7 in Gunnedah.


This is a non teaching position, and employment will be governed by the “Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Service Manager Contract” (no fixed term).

How To Apply

Applications must complete a Carinya Staff Application Form. Hard copies are available on request from the Business Manager (6762 0970).

Applicants should also include a cover letter, detailing how they are able to address the selection criteria, and a resume.

Applications close Friday the 11th of October 2019. Interviews will take place as soon as convenient.

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