David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for an IT Field Technician. This role is based at Lodge Park Academy in Corby and will involve frequent travel across our Northamptonshire Academies. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
About the role
To contribute to the delivery of an effective IT support service throughout the Trust. To respond to identified needs, ensure continuity of service and achieve planned reporting objectives and deadlines.
Represent the IT Service with utmost professionalism and be a key team player in the Trust-Wide IT Team, working with team members across the entire Trust to ensure the team’s excellent user satisfaction rating continues and improves.
By working with our Academies’ staff and students, we want someone to join us who is proactive and flexible in IT and customer service skills.
We are looking for someone with the ability to travel to our Northampton and/or Corby Academies as part of our commitment to professional development across our Trust and in supporting colleagues within the team where required.
Salary & Benefits
£19k – £21k
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
Who we are looking for
The IT Team is a successful central service with a history of going above and beyond to ensure IT provision matches our high expectations. We are looking for someone who is hard working and proactive to join us our IT Team that works Trust-Wide.
You will have outstanding customer service skills with the ambition to develop your IT support skills within our team. We would like the successful candidate to feel an integral part of the IT Service successes working across multiple Academies.
Being part of a team dedicated to improving children’s outcomes, by providing world class IT provision, is at the core of our ethos. We are looking for someone who is ready to rise to the challenge of our high ambitions.
Our ideal candidate will be keen to share knowledge and experience as well as develop their existing skillset in line with Trust policies and procedures.
A successful candidate will be driven to support users at pace and using initiative in wanting to go above and beyond to showcase the IT Service and being an integral part of Academy life.
The ideal candidate will be able to manage their workload across multiple sites, work under their own initiative and use existing processes of IT support to their advantage.
Previous IT Support Experience is welcomed however good customer service skills are essential.
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
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David Ross Education Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.