We are looking for a field engineer to work across some of our schools in Surrey, Wokingham, Croydon or West Sussex. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to use their IT skills to support the teams in our primary schools, and ultimately be part of the GLF team making a difference to the outcomes of the children.
You 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 within the schools. This is a field based role comprising of regular scheduled, ad hoc or emergency visits as required.
The varied nature of this role requires an intelligent and enthusiastic person who has the ability to think outside the box to solve issues independently, but who can also work effectively with our wider IT and school teams. A friendly and professional manner is vital as this is a customer focused role, based in schools.
You must have a minimum of 1-2 years experience in a similar role and experience with hardware and software, including installation, configuration and deployment, however you will benefit from the support of our experienced IT team.
The successful candidate for the field engineer role will be expected to travel to a number of our primary schools (as appropriate to the candidate's own location).
GLF Schools currently comprises 30 schools and this role will provide the opportunity for future career development. Our commitment to both our students and our staff is that they can 'grow, learn and flourish'.
This role is for 36 hours a week for a minimum of 41 weeks of the year (term time + 2 weeks), however we will consider a full time appointment.
Closing date: 22nd October
Start date: ASAP
Salary: G7 FTE: £24,288 - £28,657
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 support applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds seeking flexible working opportunities. 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.
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.