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First Line Support Technician - Full-time

Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5401-312S
  • Posted:06/02/2023
  • Pay:£19,443 - £20,606 per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised


We are seeking to employ a First Line Support Technician to support the ICT Technician department. As first line support for staff and students, the role will include supporting ICT maintenance and development as well as providing day to day maintenance of hardware.

The school welcomes applications from candidates who are looking to start a career in ICT support and will provide funding for the CompTIA A+ qualification.

Hours are 37 per week.  8.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am until 3.30pm Friday (inclusive of a 30-minute lunch break daily).   Holiday entitlement is 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Other benefits include a contributory pension scheme and the possibility of hybrid working.

Further details are available to view on the attached job description.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach by the closing date of Monday 27th February 2023 (9 am).  This date may be brought forward in the event that a suitable candidate is found earlier.  Early applications are therefore recommended.


Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.


Information about the school

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. Having been recently accredited as a High-Performance Learning World Class School, we believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south-east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

Passionate about the wellbeing of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing. With a staff Wellbeing Policy now in place, this highlights the importance placed on a good work/life balance. Our wellbeing committee are regularly thinking of new ways to support all staff in this area with wellbeing afternoons, flexible working and financial wellbeing high on the agenda.

We believe passionately in equity and diversity. Our school is committed to embracing the lived experience of people of every race, sexuality and gender. We believe strongly in giving everyone the opportunities they deserve, no matter what social barriers may have held them back in the past.

We are committed to the professional development of all staff and offer excellent CPD, whether in house or by external providers. All teaching staff have a laptop for use at school and home.

The governing body has recently amended the school admission policy to ensure that staff who have been employed by the school for two or more years and/or are recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage, receive preference in terms of admission to the school for their child(ren)*

We look forward to receiving your application.

*admissions with effect from September 2023

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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.