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Senior IT Technician - Full-time

Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4058-506S
  • Posted:01/02/2023
  • Pay:VIAT Grade 6 Points 24-28 £24,901-£28,303
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:24/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


Required as soon as possible, The Trust wishes to appoint a Senior IT Technician to be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day IT operations of the school, providing first and second line support to staff and students.  The successful postholder will be required to work independently and proactively with a desire to provide and develop an excellent IT service.  

The role will form an excellent opportunity for a seasoned engineer with excellent customer service skills, both technical and broader general management.

While the role will comprise a significant amount of independent work, the postholder will be supported by the IT team.

The role is for committed and motivated professionals who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff, along with wanting to be part of a family friendly, team based workforce. 

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year, from 8.00am-4.00pm Monday – Thursday and 8.00am – 3.30pm on a Friday.

Full details of this post can be found within the job description.   Salary will be according to experience but will be paid on VIAT Grade 6 Point 24-28 £24,901-£28,303.

The successful candidate will be able to work within a team offering technical support to staff and students to ensure the smooth running of IT systems within the school.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form from our website - Application Forms - Invicta Grammar School (viat.org.uk) - and send your completed application to Mrs Fitzgerald, Headteacher’s PA:  n.fitzgerald@invicta.viat.org.uk

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the students.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 24 February 2023.  Please note that, we would advise that you submit your application as soon as possible as, should we receive a sufficent response in advance of the closing date, we may interview for this post and close this vacancy early.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

Invicta Grammar School is a popular and high-achieving selective secondary school for girls, which welcomes boys into the Sixth Form. With over 1600 students on roll, including nearly 400 in the Sixth Form, the school is widely recognised as a beacon of excellence, innovation and collaboration.

Set within the Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) main campus, based in Maidstone, the school has enviable indoor and outdoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art Sports Hall.

The school has an innovative curriculum, which emphasises the development of the ‘whole’ student and which inspires, challenges and prepares students for life. There are many personal development opportunities and there is particular passion for the Arts, Music and Sport.

The team at Invicta are specialists in their subjects and keen to collaborate with colleagues across the school and, more widely, the Trust (VIAT).

Invicta is proud to have achieved the International School Award and the Wellbeing Award for Schools.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 678584


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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.