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IT Officer - Full-time

Cygnus Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F48-30-S
  • Posted:30/06/2022
  • Pay:KR8 (£26,205 - £29,885)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/07/2022 at 14:15
  • Interviews:TBC


Cygnus Academies Trust is looking to recruit an experienced IT Officer to join its Shared Services team. The IT Officer will support the IT Director with all aspects of the Trust’s IT provision.

Cygnus Academies Trust is currently comprised of six primary schools. Five in the Dartford area and one in Tonbridge. As a Trust we are accountable for 2,300+ pupils, 300+ staff and £11M+ of public funds. With growth of the Trust by two additional schools joining in July 2022.

You will need excellent IT, communication and problem-solving skills; possess confidence and initiative; and have a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our Shared Services Team. Previous IT experience within a school or Multi Academy Trust would be an advantage, however, training will be provided.

The successful candidate will also have the following qualities:

  • Great attention to detail.
  • Be flexible and able to work well within the team.
  • Offer great customer service, with strong communication skills.
  • Have a 'can do' teamwork approach.


Role details:

Role:                  IT Officer

Contract:            Permanent, full time role

Hours:                37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Weeks:               52 weeks per year (flexible for the right candidate)

Salary:               Kent Scheme KR8 (£26,205 - £29,885 per annum)



Location:            Based at Manor Community Primary School, Swanscombe, Kent DA10 0BU

                          (with travel between schools in the Trust as required)


Please contact HR on 01322 224201 or by email hr@cygnus.org.uk to discuss the role in more detail.


Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and relevant references being received. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s, only fully completed application forms will be accepted.

Information about the trust

Cygnus Academies Trust is a growing family of schools that we nurture and support to be the best that we can be. Everyone in our family is our responsibility and we value how unique every individual and school is. We provide the tools, strategies and knowhow to enable everyone to flourish. Our aim is to give everyone in our family, irrespective of background, the learning and experiences needed to give them the life chances that were once the preserve of privilege.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Cygnus Academies Trust,
    Sus Con,
    Brunel Way,
    DA1 5FW
  • Telephone: 01322224201
  • Email: jenny.baker@cygnus.org.uk



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).