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Senior Technical Engineer

The GORSE Academies TrustLeeds

Required to start: ASAP

Senior Technical Engineer

SO1 (SCP 23-25) £27,741- £29,577

Contract: 37 Hours Per Week, All Year Round

Subject to a 6-Month Probationary Period

The GORSE Academies Trust seek to employ an experienced and highly capable Senior Technical Engineer to deliver Trust-wide technical initiatives and projects. Responsible for taking a lead role on key systems and services (at trust level), ensuring the wider IT services team are developed through training, best practise and documentation. The successful candidate would also be required to handle service outages and technical escalations in a calm, collected manner ensuring policies and procedures are upheld.

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.

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.

The GORSE Academies Trust is an Outstanding education provider in Leeds that serves over 9,000 students in its four primary academies, five secondary academies, sixth form college and alternative provision academy.

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

An Application Pack is available to download direct from our website at, by email to or by telephoning 0113 487 8888.

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

Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021 (noon) 

Applications should be returned to: 

Interviews to take place on: W/C 4th October 2021

(Interviews will take place at Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ)

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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