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Head of Information & Communications Technologies (ICT)

Siena College Ltd
Education Support Employee

About the role

This is an opportunity for a highly capable and qualified candidate to join an innovative and high performing educational community. The Head of ICT will provide vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the ICT strategy and assume responsibility for ensuring the school’s contemporary facilities and outstanding learning environments remain leading edge.

Reporting to the Director of Business Services and Advancement, the role of the Head of ICT is responsible for a holistic approach to the management and leadership of ICT and related services at Siena College. The Head of ICT will ensure the smooth operation of the ICT department in alignment with the College’s strategic objectives, and will plan, direct, coordinate and design ICT activities to implement technology solutions at the College. The position has oversight for ensuring a secure, reliable, and innovative infrastructure to support the needs of the school, ensures a responsive Help Desk and support to all users of Siena College ICT as well as ensuring a collaborative and streamlined approach to ICT applications within the school.

Leadership of the College ICT Strategy is defined by the following priorities:

  • Accessible Infrastructure
  • Secure and compliant
  • Learning focused
  • Service oriented
  • Innovation and emerging ICT.

In support of these strategic priorities, the following responsibilities apply:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Cyber Security and Data Protection
  • Data Analysis and Insights
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Software Application Management
  • User Support and Training
  • Vendor and Contract Management
  • Documentation and Reporting.

Criteria for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or a related field
  • Proven 5+ years’ experience, with a track record of successfully leading and managing ICT operations at a secondary school.
  • Strong technical ability in network administration, hardware/software management, cybersecurity, and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively cooperate and communicate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge and interest of school ICT needs and best practices in integrating technology into a learning environment.
  • Current Working with Children Check/Police Check/Mandatory Reporting/Level 2 First Aid. 

Siena College values and enriches our staff by:

  • Promoting a culture of professional excellence.
  • Nurturing a professional staff culture that is inclusive, supportive, and diverse.
  • Facilitating professional learning opportunities to build on the capacity of staff.

Key responsibilities of the role may be found on the College website, including Application Form and Position Description.

A covering letter supported by the College Application Form, curriculum vitae, qualifications and the names of three referees should be addressed to the Principal and emailed to Human Resources Manager, Ms Joanna Wong at

The successful candidate must have the relevant rights to work in Australia.

Applications will be processed upon receipt. 

 Applications close 4.00pm on Friday, 7 June 2024

 The Siena College community promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.



Applications close

7th June 2024


PD - 01 - Head of ICT May 2024.pdf
Application Form NonTeaching Position_FA 2022.pdf


Contact details

PrincipalMrs Elizabeth Hanney
Phone9835 0200
Address815 Riversdale Road
Camberwell, 3124