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ICT Support Trainee

Job Reference Number: PD2202

  • Large multi-campus Christian school
  • One-year fixed-term position

Chairo Christian School is a non-denominational Christian school with over 1,700 Kinder to Year 12 students attending five picturesque campuses in West and South Gippsland, the Latrobe Valley and the south-eastern outskirts of Melbourne.

Our mission is to provide excellence in Christ-centred education in partnership with families within a caring Christian community. In doing this, we aim to prepare students thoroughly for further study, careers, service and life in general.

We are seeking to appoint an ICT Support Trainee to join the ICT team in January 2023. This is an exciting opportunity for a Year 12 graduate to have a gateway into this field while undertaking a Cert IV in Information Technology.

The successful delivery of information technology at Chairo is of high priority and the ICT Support Trainee will be expected to provide excellent customer service while learning on the job.

Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Answering calls and emails from customers
  • Monitoring and logging issues in the ICT Help Desk system
  • Computer hardware support and deployment (e.g. laptops, desktops, iPads)
  • Software support and deployment
  • Educational hardware support, including interactive whiteboards
  • User account maintenance, creation and termination
  • Basic networking support of end-user devices

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the school’s Statement of Faith
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to relate to students and staff members in a caring, friendly and helpful manner
  • Willingness to work out of regular hours on an occasional basis.

The safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our students is a high priority. As part of our recruitment process, Chairo undertakes rigorous reference and background checking including, Working with Children and Police Record checks. Before applying, applicants are requested to review Chairo’s Child Safety booklet.

Closing date: Sunday 11 December

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.

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Rebecca, Pakenham Teacher

I studied a Bachelor of Science and then went on to complete a Master of Teaching, inspired to provide early-intervention to students in lower primary and share a love of science amongst primary students. I have taught a Years 1–2 class, DigiTech and a Year 4 class in my first three years at Chairo and have found great joy in being able to share my love of science and technology with students.

I love working at Chairo because I get to see students learn in an environment where they are cared for holistically. I love being able to teach students about the world that God has made, but also about the God who has made everything, including them! I also enjoy teaching students in a variety of ways in order to pique their interests and love of learning.

I'm passionate about supporting students to become enthusiastic about learning, growing and challenging themselves to discover more about God and his world. I especially love to teach Science, demonstrating to students that the subject isn't a scary, impossible idea, but in fact a subject where we uncover the brilliance and wonder in what God has made.