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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022


This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
This is a full time position working 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Contract type
£20,092 - £21,748

Job summary

This is a Trust wide role as part of the IT support team providing outstanding customer focused IT support to academies within the Trust covering all aspects of IT support from end user to equipment and services.

This role may require regular travel between academies and the Trust Offices.

Role and Responsibilities

These will include, as appropriate, those that reflect the Trust’s key value: “Winning Hearts, Inspiring Minds” through Collaboration, Inspiration, Diversity and Community.

IT Technician

1. Work independently and as part of a team to provide day-to-day ICT support across the Trust’s academies.
2. Administrate academy websites across the Trust where required
3. Manage own workload through the allocation of calls via the helpdesk.
4. Providing outstanding, customer focused first and second line ICT support to staff and students.
5. Maintenance of all ICT rooms and equipment.
6. Evaluate new and existing software.
7. Attend and contribute to ICT related meetings.
8. Assist in the development of recording systems for ICT usage.
9. Keeping the ICT software/hardware inventories up to date.
10. Providing technical support for staff presentations and events, and where required taking pictures or video recordings.
11. Support in the maintenance of Academy MIS systems including taking and uploading photographs of pupils in line with Trust policies.
12. Maintain CCTV systems, interrogating and reporting on incidents where requested to do so.
13. Be aware of and adhere to all relevant health and safety legislation associated with duties undertaken.
14. Commission, maintain, test and repair electronic/computer systems, associated
15. Ensuring peripherals and AV equipment complies with health & safety legislation.
16. Install and configure software.
17. To support staff CPD by developing comprehensive guides and delivering small group, or 1–1 sessions where training needs are identified.

Central Team

1. To provide IT support for the Executive and Central Team including liaising with various external partners where required.
2. To contribute to the effective working of the Central Team by participating in meetings and suggesting improved ways of working.
3. To assist with the joining/conversion process for new schools.


1. To achieve positive and effective lines of communication with all staff, parents/carers, community groups, local education authority, stakeholders, supplier groups and external agencies.
2. To promote the Trust and academies to, and raising the profile within, the local community.
3. To maintain competence in role by attending training as required.
4. To be prepared to work flexibly during busy periods.
5. To develop constructive relationships and communicate with other colleagues, agencies/professionals. Attend and participate in meetings, sharing experience and skills with others.
6. To perform other ad hoc duties and assignments that are commensurate with the post’s grade whenever reasonably instructed by the Director of IT & Communications or Technical Systems Manager.
7. To report all concerns to an appropriate person.
8. To comply with the Trust’s child safeguarding procedures, including regular liaison with the designated child safeguarding person over any safeguarding issues or concerns.
9. To comply with Trust policies and procedures at all times.

Safeguarding and Equality Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Applying for the job

How to Apply:

For safer recruitment purposes we will only accept fully completed LwLAT application forms and personal details forms, both forms are available in the supporting documents section.

CVs and resumes will not be considered.

The post is also available on eTeach on https://www.eteach.com/job/it-technician-1203396

Please forward both the completed Application form and Personal Details form to info@lwlat.org.uk

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Supporting documents

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Schools overview

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About the schools

We are a multi academy trust that formed in 2016, set up to serve the communities of Leicester City and the surrounding areas. Originally born out of Babington Academy in the North-West of Leicester, the Trust now supports five schools, across both primary and secondary phase. Our schools work closely with one another and benefit greatly from these relationships. The close geographical location of our schools means that we can easily share opportunities and experiences that greatly improve the life chances of our students. It is our belief that our collaborative approach to school improvement gives our schools the tools necessary to improve, and sustain this improvement over time. We work tirelessly to meet our own ambition for the 3000 students and the diverse communities that we serve.

We are dedicated to providing our staff with a range of opportunities that develop their own skills which allow them to thrive in the education setting. This investment results in our students benefiting from a highly motivated, dedicated and professional team of staff.

In the ever-changing world of education, it is always pleasing to see how well our students develop and grow into confident and responsible citizens, prepared for their next steps.

We pride ourselves in our professionalism and welcome like-minded people to join us and support our young people on their journey through education.

School details

Heatherbrook Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
163 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Woodstock Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
440 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Babington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1321 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Lancaster Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
829 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

South Wigston High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
840 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

Visits to the Trust are welcomed, please phone 01162746330 for an appointment.

School locations

Astill Lodge Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 1BE
Hattern Avenue, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 2GZ
Strasbourg Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 0SZ
Knighton Lane East, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 6FU
St Thomas Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4TA

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