Senior IT Technician, Leeds

Closing date:

The GORSE Academies TrustLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SO1 £26,999 – £28,785
Contract term: Permanent

Senior IT Technician

Required November 2019

Grade: SO1 £26,999 – £28,785

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

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

We seek to appoint a driven, highly skilled and customer focussed IT professional for the role of Senior IT Technician. The successful candidate will take a very committed stance on ensuring that IT Services are safe, secure, and robust, whilst maintaining flexible, friendly and strong working relationships with all stakeholders. The position will be predominately based out of Boston Spa Academy where the successful candidate will be the primary IT Support for the academy 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.

Boston Spa Academy is the most recent academy to join The GORSE Academies Trust. Since joining the Trust in September 2018 the academy has invested heavily in IT equipment and IT infrastructure throughout. In addition to this Elliott Hudson College at Boston Spa opened in September 2019 as part of the first phase of capital investment in the academy. The successful candidate will work with key stake holders and senior leaders on designing and implementing future developments in the academy.

A full application pack can be downloaded from the website  

CVs are not accepted.

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

Closing date for applications: Thursday 17 October 2018 (noon) 

Interview date: To be confirmed 

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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.

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