ICT Technician, Blackburn, Lancashire

Closing date:

Star AcademiesBlackburn, Lancashire
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,074-£23,111 (S5 SCP 22-25)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and talented individual to support ICT to Star Central staff, primarily based in Blackburn and with some presence nationally.




Star Academies is seeking to appoint a focused professional who will support the Trust’s end user environment, servers, networking and staff to meet both the needs of schools and the strategic objectives of the Trust.  In return, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact within the Trust and benefit from excellent professional developmental opportunities.


The successful candidate will build on the support function of the Central ICT Team in the delivery of the ICT Strategy to the Trust and its schools.  The ideal candidate will be highly organised, have experience of supporting an office environment, along with educational experience and be highly proficient in the use MS Office software packages and other technologies as required.



With a programme of delivering new build schools, through to a new Trust-wide ICT platform, this is a unique opportunity for a well-organised and focused professional to join a highly successful, and rapidly expanding Trust. 



The role will be based in Lancashire, but the will require some travel to schools.



The ideal candidate will have:


  • 5 A*-C at GCSE including English and Maths or equivalent
  • A Levels or equivalent ICT qualification
  • Experience of drafting written materials for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • Experience of completing detailed research, analysing the data and reporting to different audiences.



Why work at Star Academies?


Star Academies is a mixed Multi-Academy Trust that runs a diverse network of primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. All of our new schools inspected to date have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED.



The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Please contact Nathan Colman, Recruitment and Talent Manager on 0330-313-9832 if you would like an informal and confidential discussion regarding the role.



Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete the Trust application form.  CVs will not be accepted for this role. 


Closing date:  Friday, 16 November at 12 midnight

Interviews:  30 November 2018



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