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ICT Techician - Full-time

Rainham Mark Grammar School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-5420-264S
  • Posted:25/09/2023
  • Pay:NJC C2 points 12 – 25 (£24,496 - £32,020)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:09/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C: 16/10/2023



Location: Trust Central Office, Twydall Primary School, Kent, ME8 6JS

Contract Term: Permanent  

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week, all year round  

Responsible to: Trust IT Manager  

Salary Range: Medway NJC grade C2 points 12 – 25 (£24,496 - £32,020)

Disclosure Level: Enhanced  

Closing Date/time: Noon Monday 9th October 2023 – we reserve the right to close the

application process early if enough applications have been received.   

Interview Date:  W/C: 16th October 2023


About the Role & Who we are looking for

The Trust wish to appoint a skilled and motivated ICT Technician to provide 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support across the Trust of one secondary school and two local primary schools. The successful candidate should be educated to a minimum standard of GCSE (grade A*-C) or equivalent in English and Mathematics with ICT related qualifications and have experience of working within an ICT environment, diagnosing and solving problems.  

Candidates should be a committed and passionate technology enthusiast and should be able to work with staff and pupils to resolve technical issues and to provide support with using the Trust’s ICT systems. Attention to detail and the ability to work within tight deadlines is important. 

Knowledge and skills in the following areas would be an advantage:

•    Good inter-personal skills with technical and non-technical colleagues and suppliers via face-to-face, telephone and email interaction.

•    Organised, logical, keen attention to detail.

•    Positive ‘can-do’ attitude. 

•    Effective use of the IT Helpdesk to assist end users, prioritise and manage workload.

•    Windows Server 2012 – 2022.

•    Windows 10 /11.

•    Office 365.

As the post requires onsite support to all schools within the Trust, the successful candidate should have their own transport.  

Documentation supporting the application process can be accessed on our website.  

About RMET 

At the Rainham Mark Education Trust, our core purpose is:  

To cultivate wisdom, character and strength in students so they can understand, celebrate and shape the world in which they live.  

We believe that education is the wise, hopeful and respectful cultivation of learning and change undertaken in the belief that we should all have the chance to share in life.   

RMET is committed to the protection, well-being and safety of its students and staff.   

We are an Equal Opportunities employer who embrace diversity.

All posts are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, suitable references, medical clearance, appropriate qualifications and relevant overseas checks.

Information about the school

The core purpose of Rainham Mark Education Trust is to cultivate wisdom, character and strength in students so they can understand, celebrate and shape the world in which they live.

Together, our ambitions for the children in our local community continue to build on current success, and raise the bar further, such that the life chances of each child in our care are maximised through a deeply inclusive education, routinely high expectations, and a range of opportunities that seek to embed a love of learning.

We are a family of three Academies in Medway, compromising of Rainham Mark Grammar School - Ofsted ‘Good’ May 2022, Riverside Primary School and Nursery - Ofsted ‘Good’ November 2019 and Twydall Primary School and Nursery - Ofsted ‘Good’ May 2023.

Rainham Mark Education Trust (RMET) is in a very exciting stage of its development, having recently realigned and strengthened our central team, relaunched our vision and established an ambitious future strategy.

The benefits of working for us include:

  • Support from a network of senior leaders and teachers within the school and our Trust

  • Regular planned opportunities to collaborate and share best practice

  • Working with a team of friendly, dedicated and hardworking staff and Trustees

  • An outstanding offer of CPD opportunities

  • A sharp focus on staff well-being

As a Trust we are dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all the academies within RMET, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

We are also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:RMET HR Department
  • Address:Pump Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7AJ
  • Telephone: 01634 364 151
  • Email: recruitment@rmgs.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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.