Technician in Computing and Games

About the Role

As a Technician in the Computing and Games department of our college, you will play a crucial role in supporting the technology infrastructure and services that enable seamless operations across the campus. Under the guidance of senior IT professionals, you will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and apply your technical skills to assist faculty, staff, and students with their technology needs.

The role of a Technician at the college revolves around providing technical support, conducting training, maintaining IT infrastructure, and contributing to the college's technology-driven learning environment. Your combination of technical expertise and abilities ensures a smooth and productive experience for all users across the campus. Additional responsibilities include issuing and ordering equipment, maintaining workshops and rooms as well ensuring the games testing suite is well maintained and learners are adhering to rules of the room.

You will…

You will have worked in a professional IT support environment resolving hardware, software, and network-related issues and may also have had experience of working in FE/ HE environment, supporting students but this is not essential.

You will hold a Level 3 qualification in computing-based qualification as well as a relevant technical certification (e.g., CompTIA A+, Network+, Microsoft Certified Professional) or equivalent.

You will hold a Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in English and Maths or be willing to work towards.

Department Info:

You will work as part of the Department of Digital and Games, working closely with the Curriculum team including team leaders, lecturers. You will liaise with the college’s IT Services team also.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Salaries revised as of 01 January 2024

Closing date: Monday 26 February 2024 at 12:00 Noon – if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.