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  • Start date details

    December 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 36.25 Hours per week as an associate staff member (Senior IT Technician at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,909 rising to £36,298, pay progression linked to performance

Pay scale

Grade 7, point 26-30

What skills and experience we're looking for

The IT arrangements in each of our schools are critical in supporting the delivery of a world-class education. This role involves leading the support and develop of the IT infrastructure within Altrincham Grammar school for Girls. We are looking for applicants who have a broad background in desktop computing and IT network support, have good project management and communication skills and will be familiar supporting a range of Microsoft server and desktop applications, both locally and cloud-hosted. The ideal candidate will be familiar with ITIL service desk concepts and have experience managing direct reports.

The role holder will have line management responsibility for the IT and resource technicians based in the school. As part of the team, role holders will be responsible for the monitoring and resolution of IT and network related issues and queries. Effective communication with stakeholders is a key skill required of the post holder.

The post holder will play a pivotal role in providing a high level of user support, using an IT service desk based on ITIL principles and will play a key role in the delivery of IT projects. They will also liaise closely with the Trust’s Digital IT Manager, on IT matters affecting both AGGS and schools across the Trust as a whole.

What the school offers its staff


We offer a great opportunity to join an organisation which really lives its values. Our working environment is very inclusive and whilst you can expect to be challenged in your role, you will be supported through professional learning, treated fairly and with dignity and respect. Please see the Equality, Diversity, an Inclusion statement on our website.

Terms and Conditions

Salary: NJC scale points 26 to 30 (Bright Futures scale G7). The full time equivalent pay is £32,909 rising to £36,298 per annum. Pay progression is linked to performance.

Working weeks: 52 weeks but please discuss any requests for flexible working at interview

Hours: 36.25 hours per week over 5 days. Flexible working will be considered, please discuss at interview if you wish this to be considered.

Holidays: You will be paid for the prorate equivalent of 26 days, plus 8 public holidays. This increases to 31 days plus 8 public holidays after 5 years’ service.

Pension: Local government pension scheme. Please take a look at the website: https://www.gmpf.org.uk/

Other: We offer salary sacrifice schemes for purchasing bikes used for travel to work and technology for personal use, through monthly interest free salary deductions. We also offer opportunities for professional development. For a full explanation of our employment offer please see the booklet on our website:

Our-Employment-Terms-November-2022.pdf (bright-futures.co.uk)

Further details about the role

How to Apply

Our application form is available online, along with the disclosure of criminal background form. The portal link is https://bfet.jotform.com/232483752473966. Alternatively, you can click Apply Now on this role via the current vacancies page of our website (https://www.bright-futures.co.uk/join-us/job-vacancies/current-vacancies/). Please upload the forms by 2 October 2023.

The selection will take place on 10 October 2023. You will be notified after the closing date whether you have been shortlisted.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1389 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West. The Trust’s vision is the best for everyone, the best from everyone. Our values of community, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. There are currently twelve schools within the Trust. BFET is committed to providing all staff with the training and support they need to be the best in their profession. Benefits include: working cross-phase, knowledge exchange between our schools and the opportunity to work with some of the most inspiring colleagues in their profession. Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGGS) was in the first cohort of schools to be designated a National Teaching School in 2011. AGGS is the lead school in the “Alliance for Learning”. Our teaching school alliance comprises schools of every type and phase, plus universities, throughout a wide geographical area. The impact of teaching school activities is felt within the Trust and far beyond. We have a reputation for excellence regionally and nationally, of which we are very proud. The successful candidates must be willing to engage in the school’s commitment to developing AGGS as a centre of excellence for teaching and learning.

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