IT Manager, Leeds

The GORSE Academies TrustLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: PO1 £30,507 - £32,878
Contract term: Permanent

IT Manager

Required: October 2019

Grade: PO1 £30,507 - £32,878

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

The GORSE Academies Trust seek to employ a committed and talented IT Manager to lead our new South Leeds Hub. The successful candidate will oversee a team of IT professionals with the remit of delivering outstanding IT services to all staff and students within the hub. You will work closely with senior leaders at academy and trust level to establish meaningful strategies that deliver highly successful outcomes, and use your skills, experience and knowledge to manage effective, robust and reliable IT systems across the hub. 

To be successful you must be passionate about IT, education and leadership, and 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. We are keen to hear from successful IT leaders, but equally from aspiring leaders with a proven track record of excellence and positively influencing others.

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

  • IT Manager – 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 2 September 2019 (noon) 

Applications should be returned to 

Interviews will take place: Week Starting 9 September 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

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