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
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.
WHY WORK FOR US?
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
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.
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
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/
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:
How to Apply
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.
selection will take place on 10 October 2023. You will be notified after the
closing date whether you have been shortlisted.
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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