- Fixed term (Fixed Term 1 Year)
- £20,000-26,000 FTE
TKAT IT Technician (East Region) job summary
TKAT IT Technician (East Region)
(The Kemnal Academies Trust) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 45 Primary, Secondary and SEN Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Working in line with our core values and vision, we are looking to recruit for an exciting new position as TKAT IT Technician.
This role will directly report to the Regional IT Manager and will have a key role as part of a new regional team to support our school’s in the East region. You will be based between schools in the Thanet Area and may be required to travel to other schools outside the area if needed on rare occasions. Travel between sites may be required, so a clean driving licence and your own car will be desirable but not essential.
The successful candidate will be part of an IT team, so they will have a regional line manager to oversee and support. As part of this team, it is also expected that the IT Technician will offer remote support for other TKAT schools and on occasion may need to travel to these sites for backup or urgent support as required. The successful candidate will be jointly responsible for maintaining and administering the schools computer networks. You will also be working closely with the users of our network in order to identify potential issues and fix existing problems.
To be a successful candidate, you will need to be eager to learn. Training will be provided. The person appointed will be provided with the required support and development to thrive in the role. As part of our growing team you will also develop the skills to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network devices including WAPs, firewalls, routers, switches, and controllers. Each application will be reviewed as it is received and a member of our team will be in contact with you. Interviews will be on a date to be confirmed.
For this role, you will have:
• GCSE (or equivalent) including in Maths
• A willingness to learn and improve your knowledge
• The ability to think logically
• Excellent listening and questioning skills, combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
• The ability to work well in a team
• A strong customer focus We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.
If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse:
TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.
Access to interview - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.
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About The Kemnal Academies Trust
- Trust type
- Multi-academy trust
Set in the leafy borough of Bromley, with close links to the M20, the College is a listed and an iconic building. Historically, Kemnal Technology College had been an 11-16 boys’ school but last year we opened and welcomed girls into Y7.
Our belief is that all our students should achieve academic success and have access to a varied co-curricular syllabus in order to complete their educational journey. Our students are happy and are provided with a safe and caring environment in which the talents of different individuals are respected and encouraged to flourish.
Staff have high levels of professionalism and work hard to ensure that every student can shine. College Leaders have a very clear educational philosophy which is focused around the values we want our students to acquire before taking their place in the adult world. This is why we strive for an ambitious, resilient and considerate community.