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IT Technician

City of London Academy, Shoreditch ParkHackney

Grade/Range: NJC Scale 5, SCP 12-16

Salary: £26,544 to £28,509

Working Pattern:  Full Time – 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Accountable to: IT Service Manager

Location: Based at City of London Academy Shoreditch Park with the requirement to travel to various locations across the Trust within London as needed.

It is not just our teaching staff who help us create exceptional results. Our support staff are vital to ensuring that our pupils achieve their full potential and become confident, resilient and compassionate individuals who can make a positive contribution to society. We believe that you should be supported too, with all the opportunities you need to develop your career and achieve your goals.

The City of London Academy, Shoreditch Park is a brand-new school that opened in September 2017. Our students are expected to work hard and to show dedication and commitment to their studies, without exception. In return, we provide fantastic academic, creative, sporting, linguistic, and personal educational experiences. When full, we will have capacity for 1140 students, all enjoying state of the art resources and inspiring learning opportunities. Situated in the heart of Hackney with the thriving, bustling area of Shoreditch right on our doorstep, City of London Academy Shoreditch Park has excellent transport links with Bethnal Green (central line), Cambridge Heath and Hoxton (Overground) stations a short walk away.

This is very exciting time to join our newly established and growing Trust shared IT Services Team, with Technology at the heart of maintaining our foundations of excellence. We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated IT Technician with exceptional customer service and troubleshooting skills to help support and shape our IT Service.

You will be primarily based onsite at City of London Academy Shoreditch Park, providing effective and customer focused IT support to students, staff and stakeholders.

You will require excellent communication skills both oral and written are an essential part of the role in order to manage and develop excellent working relationships with IT partners and Trust schools, senior leaders and staff. This being essential to enabling the effective delivery of the service and ensure service is tailored and meets the needs of each school

City of London Academy Shoreditch Park is part of the City of London Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools in North, East and South London. We are driven by a clear ambition to ensure that all schools are recognised as Outstanding within three years of joining us.  We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising and entrepreneurial ethos.  We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, please apply directly via the TES website. Should you require any other details please contact the IT Service Manager: J.langdown@its.cola.org.uk  

Please note applications must be received by Monday 6 December 2021 at 9.00am.

Interviews will take place upon suitable applications and therefore this post may close if a suitable applicant is appointed, so please apply early.

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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