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IT Technician

Grange Park Way, Grange Park, Swindon, SN5 6HN
The Park Academies Trust
Full Time
£24,000 - £27,000
21st November 2022
Start Date
21st November 2022
3rd January 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
21st November 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1289413

Are you looking to further your career in IT, or for an opportunity to move into a more varied role? Are you customer focussed and motivated? Keen to play an integral supporting role in a growing multi Academy Trust? If so, The Park Academies Trust are looking for a knowledgeable IT Technician to join our energetic and enthusiastic IT Support team.

The Park Academies Trust was formed in 2016 with the vision to make a significant contribution to improving education in Swindon and surrounds.

A family of four schools; Abbey Park School, Lydiard Park Academy, Orchid Vale Primary School and Red Oaks Primary School; the Trust offers a high quality all through educational provision from nursery right up to our Sixth Form based at Lydiard Park Academy, enabling staff and pupils alike to benefit from being part of a thriving multi-phase educational Trust.

In 2021, we celebrated another excellent year for GCSE results across both Trust secondary schools, and a very successful set of A level results from our Sixth Form based at LPA. We need talented staff as we take advantage of the unique opportunities ahead.

We need talented staff with the potential to grow with us as we take advantage of the unique opportunities ahead

1. Ensure that IT hardware across the curriculum areas of the Trust is at all times functional and ready for use in accordance with curriculum requirements through regular inspections of IT suites, printers and other hardware

2. First line support for Trust schools ensuring all daily tasks and checks are completed while supporting the running of the schools network

3. Take responsibility for the upkeep of assigned schools stores, assets, and support documentation

4. Undertake any repairs as required, seeking assistance from the Trust Network Manager and technical colleagues when necessary

5. Provide technical problem solving on hardware and software issues to staff and pupils as appropriate

6. Ensure that ICT equipment and workstations meet the requirements of health and safety legislation

7. Coach Trust employees in the use of software and hardware where applicable

8. Manage the helpdesk and tickets, escalating to the Trust Network Manager where necessary

9. Set up and take down audio visual equipment, laptops and conferencing equipment when booked or as necessary

10. Change passwords and manage network access as directed by the policies of the Trust and as requested by the Trust Network Manager

11. Undertake tasks as appropriate and defined by the Trust Network Manager or Director of IT

Full UK Driving licence required.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Park Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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