This is an exciting opportunity to join the Excalibur Academies Trust of 20 schools as a IT Technician. You will be making a difference in our vibrant network of schools, predominantly based in Marlborough and the surrounding area.
Excellent communication skills and an interest in IT are essential. You don’t necessarily need a background in ICT and support, but been technically skilled and keen to learn. You will also need a car or motorbike to travel between the nearby schools, with travel expenses paid for.
Extensive In house training and guidance will be available to the successful candidate from a skilled team of IT Technicians.
Provide IT Support across schools within Marlborough, Swindon and Hungerford areas, travelling between schools on a regular basis (expenses reimbursed)
Provide a high level of technical support to users and systems
Autonomously take on 1st, 2nd and some 3rd line support duties
Day to day running of IT systems through the Trust
Working face to face with end users and via the Trust’s helpdesk system
Delivering device and application support, following best practices
Performing server and network maintenance and troubleshooting
Working with core IT servers and systems like Active Directory, Group Policy, Azure Active Directory and Intune
Plan, record and communicate IT changes
Maintain an up to date IT inventory as changes occur
The successful applicant will be expected to attend and support staff training sessions, to increase understanding across the Trust of how ICT is used, as well as keeping themselves up to date on local school policies and published materials relating to how ICT is used in education.
We reserve the right to close the advert early should we have enough applications.
Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.
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