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Trust IT Administrator - Full-time/Part-time

Swale Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F54-63-S
  • Posted:12/05/2022
  • Pay:£20,045 - £21,563 SAT Support Staff band 5
  • Start Date:June 2022
  • App Close Date:13/06/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20th June 2022



Full time, but part time may be considered.

37 hours a week, All year round.

Swale Academies Trust has an exciting opportunity to appoint an IT Administrator at the Trust’s central offices at Ashdown House based in Sittingbourne.

As an IT administrator, the post holder would be expected to deliver a professional, effective and supportive service to the Trust’s schools, Central Services and Trust wide cloud-based services.

Working as part of an innovative and responsive IT team to provide first line support for schools, assist the maintenance of school services, provide remote assistance to schools, update websites, proactive administration and upkeep in school systems to the highest possible standard.

The successful candidate would need to:

  • Be educated to a G.C.S.E level;
  • Have a basic understanding of Network Basics;
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to learn;
  • Have effective interpersonal skills;
  • Have a solution focused approach, with the ability to work independently.

MCSA and / or gSuite administrator qualifications, experience of BromCom, Windows Server install and working within the education sector would be an advantage but is not essential.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

As a Trust we offer our employees:

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days a year plus Bank holidays and a concessionary day at Christmas.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Eye test reimbursement;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts.
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Alec Prenter, Head of IT at alec.prenter@swale.at or 01795 426091.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates:  20th June 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the trust

Since its creation in September 2010 Swale Academies Trust has become a strong and successful school improvement service, specialising in taking schools in Ofsted category and turning them into good schools. A glance at the most recent Ofsted reports for Westlands Primary School, Meopham School, The North School, Regis Manor School and The Sittingbourne School, will all point to the effectiveness of the Trust in bringing about change and providing and enabling excellent leadership. First and foremost Swale Academies Trust is about the provision and development of high quality leadership and management.

We don’t seek to develop clone schools that deliver education in a regimented manner. Rather, we value the development in our schools of a spirit of enquiry and action research that provides the best possible education that is right for pupils in a local setting. We do however collectively value and strive for all pupils to produce beautiful work which showcases their development over time of which they, their teachers and support staff and parents can be really proud. We are proud of our schools and we strive for a sense of shared pride in the achievements of all of our students.

Our ambition is driven by enabling schools and children to succeed. We have a wide range of excellent and highly accomplished senior leaders who lead with a sense of purpose, charisma and a set of shared values. The Trust is fortunate to be overseen by a Board of Directors who share leaders’ values and who provide the highest quality challenge and support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Team
  • Address:Swale Academies Trust,
    Ashdown House,
    Johnson Road,
    ME10 1JS
  • Telephone: 01795 426091
  • Email: recruitment@swale.at



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).