16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,427 - £28,776

What skills and experience we're looking for

Senior ICT Technician

Salary: LCC Grade 8 (£26,427 - £28,776)

Contract: Full-time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year) and permanent

Base: Ivanhoe School, with some work required in other Trust schools

Start date: To be decided

Reporting to: Network Manager

Thank you for your interest in this post.

This role will be school-based in the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust schools, initially based at the busy Ivanhoe School to deliver an outstanding IT Support experience. Joining the LiFE IT Team, the postholder will work as part of a wider IT Team supporting the LiFE MAT schools. The Trust values its support staff and provides continual development opportunities – essential particularly in the ever-developing world of IT. Teachers and support staff across the Trust are all part of one team, working together for the benefit of the students and their learning.

As part of a typical day, the postholder will be working with a large variety of technology, resolving technical queries from staff and students, fixing hardware issues and working closely with colleagues. The IT Teams support everything IT from Desktop PCs, laptops, iPads, network switches, Wi-Fi networks, server hardware & software and firewalls.

We are very proud of the way that computers and technology are used widely and innovatively across the Trust, and we are looking for someone to further contribute to the work of our excellent Trust IT Team. It’s an exciting time to join the IT Team as we develop our established 1:1 device strategy, align technologies across the Trust and continue the move to the cloud.

The postholder would be expected to:

  • Work with the Senior IT Team in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the computer networks and related IT equipment in the Trust and school, so that our technology is used to its full potential
  • Assist in the delivery of an excellent technical support service whilst delivery first-class customer service to staff and students
  • Provide input into the Trust and school IT strategies and continual improvement of IT Services

If you were to join our staff we would expect you to be someone who:

  • Is a lifelong learner, constantly reflecting on your own skills and effectiveness
  • Works collaboratively
  • Has a commitment to the success and development of the Trust and school
  • Wishes to work in an environment with young people

In return we would offer you:

  • A lively, stimulating environment in which to work
  • A working environment based upon mutual respect and friendliness
  • Membership of the wider LiFE Multi-Academy Trust IT Team
  • Support for your professional development

There is further information about the Trust and school on our website.

Please contact LiFE MAT HR if you require any further information. You are very welcome to visit the school, by appointment, before applying if you would like to.

After reading the enclosed information I hope that you will feel persuaded to apply for the post. Please send your completed application form with letter of application to us by 9am Monday 1st July 2024. If we receive a high volume of applications we may bring the closing date forward – please do not delay if you would like to apply for this role. Interview date TBC.

LiFE Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to a DBS check and an online search.

Safeguarding Statement

LiFE Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to a DBS check and an online search.

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

What the school offers its staff

In return we would offer you:

• A lively, stimulating environment in which to work

• A working environment based upon mutual respect and friendliness

• Membership of the wider LiFE Multi-Academy Trust IT Team

• Support for your professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@lifemultiacademytrust.org.uk

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About Ivanhoe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
899 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Ivanhoe School, our students come first. We recognise their different needs and work hard with them to develop their abilities and talents. We value the unique contribution of each student and want them to achieve their full potential.

Highly qualified teachers and support staff provide an excellent, caring environment in which students can learn and flourish safely. Our aspirations, expectations and commitment are relentlessly high for all members of the school community.

Ivanhoe School became Members of the LiFE Multi Academy Trust in July 2021. Ivanhoe School works closely with local LIFE MAT schools: Ashby School and Ibstock Community College as part of the 'National Forest Hub.'

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