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  • Start date details

    December 2023/January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575.00 - £23,194.00 Annually (Actual)

Trainee IT Technician job summary

Trainee IT Technician

Pay scale:   Starting H3 (SCP 5-6) £21,575 - £21,968 with potential to progress   to H4 (SCP 6-9 £21,968 - £23,194)

Hours:    8.00am to 4.00pm (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

Ridgeway Academy is looking for an energetic and positive individual who is looking to start a career in IT as a Trainee IT Technician. The IT team to work full time to provide first line IT support services to students and staff on school related IT, supporting teaching and learning by maintaining IT hardware (in consultation with outside agencies if appropriate) and ensure the efficient running of all computers throughout the school on a day-to-day basis. Whilst the position is based at Ridgeway Academy, you will be working with a team of highly skilled IT Technicians and Managers across the Trust. You will be an integral part of our school providing the tools and skills needed for teachers to design and deliver high quality digital learning to our students.

Ridgeway Academy School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

We can offer you:

       A supportive team with a passion for continuous improvement

       A commitment to professional development

       A collaborative working environment

We are looking for someone who:

       Has good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with a wide range of people

       Has a flexible and adaptable approach to working in a very busy environment

       Shares and delivers our vision to be an outstanding school

       Works hard, is enthusiastic and self-motivated

  Ridgeway Academy is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.   Ridgeway Academy is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

To apply, please submit a completed application via mynewterm https://www.mynewterm.com/  or see school website www.ridgeway.herts.sch.uk  if you have any queries, please contact the HR Officer by email (appointments@ridgeway.herts.sch.uk) or extension 3373.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Closing date:             9:00am Wednesday 29 November 2023

Interview date:           Monday 4 December 2023

Start date:                   December 2023/January 2024

to H4 (SCP 6-9 (

to H4 (SCP 6-9

to H4 (SC

Starting H3 (SCP 5-6)


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)
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.

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About Ridgeway Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
904 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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