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Head of Service Delivery – IT & Digital

School
Southgate Primary School
Location
Crawley, West Sussex
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary
Leadership 2 - £51,000
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
13th September 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1258997
Job Reference
GLF/IT-HoSD
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1258997

Please note, this role is not based at Southgate School - it is a Trust wide position. 

Flexible working + Career development + Staff benefits + Pension scheme (LGPS)

Your Opportunity

We are seeking a highly experienced Head of Service Delivery (IT and digital) who will set the vision and strategy for service management, ensuring processes are owned and maturing across the Trust. You will lead a team, ensuring adequate resources and capacity and represent the IT service management function at a senior level.

We can offer flexible working arrangements including staggered start / finish times, and hybrid working. This post can be based at any of our Trust offices (Horsham, Caterham, Banstead, Camberley or Banbury).

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

What we are looking for

  • Proven experience in IT management and service design, following a framework such as ITIL.
  • A minimum of five years experience in service delivery in a complex and distributed environment.
  • A strategic thinker who takes ownership and displays initiative
  • A positive individual that can build relationships and influence key stakeholders.

Join Our Community

GLF Schools operates 41 primary and secondary schools in 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England. This year we are celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi-Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils.

Our vision is to raise the aspirations and achievement of all children within our schools. We believe that every child can achieve the highest academic standards with a vibrant, challenging and rich curriculum. We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity and serves the needs of their local community; we are committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.

We have Trust offices based in Horsham, Caterham, Banstead, Camberley and Banbury. 

Our Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish:

  • Access to our highly competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

The Details

Salary: £51,000 FTE

Hours: Full time - 36 hours, 52 weeks a year

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date: 31st July 2022

Interview date: TBC with the shortlisted candidates

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Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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