Senior IT Technician, Leeds

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The Stephen Longfellow AcademyLeeds

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Start date: August 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SO1 (SCP 29-31 £25,951 - £27,668) 37 hours per week, all year round
Contract term: Permanent

Working in partnership with

The GORSE Academies Trust

Senior IT Technician

Location: Leeds 

Start:   August 2017 

Salary:  SO1 (SCP 29-31 £25,951 - £27,668) 37 hours per week, all year round 

In September 2017, one of the largest alternative provision free schools in the country is planned to open in Leeds. Part of the high performing GORSE Academies Trust, The Stephen Longfellow Academy will change the face of alternative provision education in Leeds, whilst at the same time changing the life chances of thousands of children in our city for ever.

The Stephen Longfellow Academy, will over time provide, 300 places spread evenly across Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4 with a determination to combine exceptional standards of therapeutic and psychiatric support with the very highest levels of academic ambition for every child. It is the Trust’s intention to look afresh at the whole concept of alternative provision and to establish a model of excellence which we believe will be of national significance.

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 Stephen Longfellow Academy will be a technology rich institute, and this position comes with the opportunity of being heavily involved in the design and implementation of a full school technology solution from scratch!

Excited by this unique challenge? We would love to hear from you. 

An application pack is available to download at, or by email to For further information about the Academy visit the website 

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 3 July (noon)

Interview Date: Monday 10 July

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More about The Stephen Longfellow Academy
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 16 years
Address: C/o Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 468 5999

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is named in honour of a colleague who worked across many schools in the Leeds city region and established an outstanding reputation as a man who cared deeply about the most vulnerable and most challenging pupils in our ...