Start: As soon as possible
Salary: SCP 17 – 20 (£24,491 - £25,991) starting salary depending on experience
Contract: Permanent, full time 37 hours per week (all year round)
If you are an experienced IT Technician looking for a fresh challenge, then we have just the opportunity for you. We are looking for a senior technician with proven experience to join our team and support our users in this role based in Tetbury and Malmesbury and working across all the Trust schools.
The ideal candidate will be:
• An excellent communicator
• Customer focused
• A team player
• Flexible and adaptable in your approach to work
With strong customer service skills, you will have a demonstrable track record in IT support. An understanding of supporting IT in primary or secondary education would be a considerable advantage. However, it is not essential so long as you have the ability and desire to learn new systems quickly. You will need to support a variety of devices such as Windows computers, Windows Laptops, iPads, MFDs, Interactive whiteboards, Interactive TVs, plus systems such as Windows Server and Microsoft 365. A good knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy and Microsoft 365 Administration would be highly desirable.
The IT Services team is committed to professional development and it is a key priority to help you to gain skills and so improve our service but also to prepare you for future career progression either within the Trust or elsewhere. The structure of the IT Services team is intentionally designed to allow colleagues to progress their career as their skills develop.
In return we offer:
• A competitive salary
• An energised, supportive and professional working environment
• The opportunity to work with a wide range of modern technologies and to develop the skills to use them
• Benefits including pension scheme, free wellbeing support, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme
The Athelstan Trust is a family of schools in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire incorporating 4 secondary schools (soon to be 5) Details about the Trust can be found on The Athelstan Trust website.
The IT Services team currently comprises of Head of IT Services, one Network Administrator, four IT Technicians and a Senior IT Technician (this post). The Trust has invested heavily in updating its IT infrastructure over the past few years including virtual server infrastructure at most sites, upgrading core switches and extending wireless networks, online backup systems, centralised managed printing systems. We also have an established refresh cycle of upgrading client devices.
Closing date for applications: 3 February 2021 (12 noon).
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, interviews may be held remotely online, eg. via Teams. Every effort will be made to try to accommodate any specific requirements, so no one is at a disadvantage.
We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.
An application pack is available on the Athelstan Trust’s website
Malmesbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.