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Junior IT Technician

The GORSE Academies TrustLeeds

Required October 2021

Junior IT Technician

A1/A3 (SCP 1-4) £17,842 - £18,933

Contract: 37 hours per week - All Year Round 

Subject to a 6-Month Probationary Period

The GORSE Academies Trust seek to employ a willing and committed Junior IT Technician to work with the TGAT IT Services Team. Under the leadership of the Hub IT Manager, the successful candidate will work alongside the IT Technicians at Elliott Hudson College and The Stephen Longfellow Academy supporting the day-to-day operations of the academy’s IT service and provide excellent support to the staff and students. 

The IT Services team support all academies within The GORSE Academies trust allowing all members of the team to share knowledge and best practice effectively. With the support of the newly formed Infrastructure and Development team all academies will have continued development of IT systems and services and the opportunity for personal CPD. 

The Elliott Hudson College is located on the White Rose Business Park next to the White Rose Shopping Centre. The building was recently refurbished to create a state-of-the-art Post 16 provision for the students of Leeds. With a cohort of 1000 students and judged as Outstanding in 2018 Elliott Hudson College plays a significant part in raising the standards of achievement for 16 to 18 year olds from our city.

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is a 5 to 10 minute walk from Elliott Hudson College. The Stephen Longfellow Academy provides exceptional education and therapy to students from across the Leeds region with the student’s best interests at the heart of everything the academy does. The Stephen Longfellow Academy moved to its permanent location in September 2018 following a multi-million-pound refurbishment, the site aims to provides the staff and the students with the very best facilities and opportunities to support the student’s development. 

Students are taught the national curriculum and the IT provision in the academy is a key aspect to supporting this education. The Academy boasts fantastic ICT throughout including an ICT Suite and Mac Suite, Chromebooks and interactive teacher walls in every classroom. 

To be successful you must be passionate about IT, education and delivering an outstanding 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. 

Please ensure that you read through our application pack carefully and read about the work of the Academy on the website.

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website (, by email to or by telephone on 0113 487 8888. If you would like to know more about The Gorse Academies Trust, please visit our website at

Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CV’s are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24 September 2021 (noon) 

Interviews will take place: TBC

The GORSE Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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