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Junior I T/Reprographics Technician - Full-time

Folkestone Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4020-558S
  • Posted:15/11/2023
  • Pay:AR04+ £21,410
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


As part of the IT Service department, the primary objective of this role is to deliver a high-quality support service to Turner Schools. This is principally a customer facing role based on site at the school. Therefore, excellent interpersonal skills and a focus on quality customer service are essential. Junior Technicians will typically operate as part of the larger team and will be expected to operate independently for level 1 and 2 support calls and BAU activities within the support service. 

The expected working hours will be defined in the contract, however, for guidance it will be between 8am-4pm. This role will be based at Folkestone Academy in Folkestone and may include occasional travel to other schools in the Trust. You will form an onsite team of 3 and benefit from being part of a wider Trust IT Department. You will spend the mornings in the Google Hub performing IT support. Afternoons will be spent in the Trusts reprographics department assisting the Trust Reprographics & Publications Manager. 

The successful candidate will have:-

  • A keen interest in IT with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to consult and communicate effectively with both written and verbal skills 
  • Excellent people skills 
  • Pragmatic and flexible approach to work
  • Attention to detail 
  • Experience of providing IT support in an educational environment (highly desirable)
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, retaining good attention to detail.
  • The ability to handle confidential information.
  • Good planning and organisation skills with the ability to juggle multiple demands.

Benefits of Working for Turner Schools:

We care about our staff's personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer the following benefits:

  • Fully funded access to Benenden Healthcare
  • Outstanding professional development through our Turner Institute
  • Regular wellbeing and social activities
  • Counselling and mental wellbeing support
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Electric car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Innovation Awards that encourage staff to put forward innovative ideas to make a difference to children’s experiences
  • Trust Vision and Values awards to recognise staff contribution
  • Free parking on all our sites with access to E chargers

Our staff tell us that the Trust is a supportive and motivational place to work, with real attention paid to staff wellbeing, workload and professional development. Further information about our Trust can be found on our website: www.turnerschools.com

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.





Information about the school

At Folkestone Academy we foster an environment where students value their education and enjoy their learning and feel inspired to develop their true passions. We offer traditional academic subjects alongside creative arts, sports and a vibrant extra-curricular. We want our pupils to find their talents and be the best they can be.

We believe our purpose is to provide the young people we serve with a powerful education. This education will foster ambitious students who have the confidence to succeed academically and to go on to live fulfilled, successful lives.

We believe that a knowledge-led curriculum delivered by research-engaged, dedicated practitioners is the catalyst necessary to achieve this purpose. Essential to this purpose is our shared commitment to our values.

Folkestone Academy is part of Turner Schools, which is committed to giving a powerful education to local families through schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission ‘sea-change’.

Our schools include: Folkestone Academy; Folkestone Primary; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and an on-line search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available on line.Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com
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.