IT Technician, Leeds

Closing date:

The GORSE Academies TrustLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: C1 £21,538 - £23,836
Contract term: Permanent

IT Technician

Required November 2019

Grade: C1 £21,538 - £23,836

Full time (37 hours per week) (all year round) 

The GORSE Academies Trust seek to employ a skilled and committed IT Technician to join our Leeds Centre Hub, which is based at The Ruth Gorse Academy; an Outstanding city-centre school. Under the leadership of the IT Manager, the successful candidate will take responsibility for the day-to-day operations of The Ruth Gorse Academy’s IT service and will provide support to our two nearby primary academies Hillcrest Academy and Richmond Hill Academy. The Ruth Gorse Academy boasts a large computer estate, full site wireless, high specification interactive panels, a first-class Windows-integrated iMac studio, and a state of the art ‘Immersive Suite’. 

To be successful you must be passionate about IT, education and delivering an exceptional service, and be committed to our vision, values and culture. You must be a strong team player who shares our values and appreciates the benefits of working in partnership and collaboration with others. You will ideally have at least 2 years’ experience, but applications from willing candidates with less experience are welcome. 

Please ensure that you read through our application pack carefully and pay attention to the following:

  • IT Technician – Job Description & Person Specification
  • IT Services Manifesto

The trust is a vibrant and forward-thinking teaching community which places all students, and in particular those who come from the most challenging backgrounds, at the centre of its work. You will be exposed to colleagues from all our partner schools but will work primarily with the central team, its directors, and the executive office.

Closing date for applications: Monday 7 October 2019 (noon) 

Applications should be returned to 

Interviews will take place: Week Starting 14 October 2019

If you would like to know more about The Gorse Academies Trust, please visit; 

TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018 

The appointment is subject to a six-month probationary period. 

Please be aware that The GORSE Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS check & satisfactory references. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

CVs are not accepted. 

More about The GORSE Academies Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Central Office (Accounts, Finance and HR), C/o Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 487 8888