The Kemnal Academies Trust is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 45 Primary, Secondary and SEN Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Working in line with our core values and vision, we are looking to recruit for an exciting new position as TKAT IT Technician.
This role will directly report to the Regional IT Manager and will have a key role as part of a new regional team to support our school’s in the Coast (Chichester and surrounding areas) region. You will be based at Chichester High School. Travel between sites may be required, so a clean driving licence and your own car will be essential to this role. The successful candidate will be part of an IT team, so they will have a regional line manager to oversee and support. As part of this team, it is also expected that the IT Technician will offer remote support for other TKAT schools and on occasion may need to travel to these sites for backup or urgent support as required.
he successful candidate will be jointly responsible for maintaining and administering the schools computer networks. You will also be working closely with the users of our network in order to identify potential issues and fix existing problems. To be a successful candidate, you will need some understanding and experience of network infrastructure and network hardware. The person appointed will be provided with the required support and development to thrive in the role. As part of our growing team you will also develop the skills to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network devices including WAPs, firewalls, routers, switches, and controllers.
If you would like to apply, please complete in full the TKAT application form.Each application will be reviewed as it is received and a member of our team will be in contact with you. Interviews will be on a date to be confirmed.
For this role, you will have:
GCSE (or equivalent) including in Maths
Knowledge of working with a network
Knowledge of administering networks, reviewing system logs, backup/AV checks and general updates
Understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and VPN’s
Knowledge of working with Active Directory
Knowledge of Server, PC and networking hardware
Understand general printing, backup, antivirus and security principles.
The ability to think logically
Excellent listening and questioning skills, combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
The ability to work well in a team A strong customer focus.
TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.
TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
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