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Senior IT Technician - East and South Region

Location
Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0AH
School
Meridian High School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
GLF Specialist - £27,000 to £30,000
Posted
10th June 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
22nd June 2021 12:05 PM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1157635
Job Reference
SITSE21
Start date
As soon as possible
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Your Opportunity

We are looking to recruit a Senior IT Technician to work across schools in our South and East Region, which covers Wandsworth, Croydon, Caterham, Redhill and Crawley. The successful candidate will benefit from the support of our experienced IT teams located throughout Surrey and Oxfordshire and will build links with the Trust IT team and the Regional IT Partners.

The role will provide first and second line support in the field, working with a range of systems and users with varying skills and will need to find solutions to issues affecting all aspects of IT. The candidate will primarily be based at Meridian High School (New Addington, Croydon) however this is a field role comprising of regular scheduled visits, ad hoc and emergency visits as required to our current and future schools within our East and South Region. 


About GLF  

GLF Schools currently has 41 schools located in Surrey, Wokingham, Croydon, Oxfordshire and West Sussex. Our vision is to raise the aspirations and achievement of all children within the GLF family of schools. We believe that every child in our schools can achieve the highest academic standards whilst enjoying a vibrant, challenging and rich curriculum. Whilst operating as a part of a family, each school exists in its own right maintaining its own unique characteristics and individual identity.  


What we are looking for

This is an exciting role with a varied work stream, and we require an intelligent and enthusiastic person who can think outside the box to solve issues independently, but who can also work effectively with our wider IT and school teams. Ideally, we would like the candidate to have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role and has experience with hardware and software, including installation, configuration and deployment.


Thrive in a career at GLF Schools 

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Flexible Working
  • Staff Wellbeing
  • Career Pathways and Talent Management
  • Staff Benefits
  • Community and Collaboration
  • Valued Worker Scheme


The Details

Salary - GLF Specialist - £27,000 to £30,000 per annum

Hours - 36 hours a week, 52 weeks a year

Start Date - ASAP

Close date for applications - 27th June 2021

Interview Date - TBC

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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. 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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