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Trust Head Of IT - Full-time

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-94-S
  • Posted:15/05/2019
  • Pay:Commensurate with relevant experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/05/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 23rd May 2019

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Join Team Turner - Are you a highly motivated, reliable IT expert, with a deep knowledge of and passion for helping schools and school leaders transform life-chances through simple and effective systems and technology?

Do you relish solving problems and take pride in helping people?

Do you have a flexible approach towards work and excellent time management skills?

Are you an experienced project and change-manager with a track record of delivering complex projects on time and on budget?

Turner Schools is looking to recruit a full time Head of IT to:-

Oversee change-management of IT at the Trust so that it enables all stakeholders to communicate and collaborate in efficient and effective ways, thereby delivering the Trust’s mission of overcoming educational underperformance through a brilliant education.

Ensure that the Trust is at the forefront of technological change so that all stakeholders are knowledgeable and confident users of new technology.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer with line management of the Trust’s IT providers.

Working with: Trust Principals, CEO, FD, Data Manager and other colleagues as appropriate

If you are interested in joining Team Turner and would like to come and visit the schools, please contact HR on 01303 842400 or e-mail HR@turnerschools.com

Start Date: Flexible dependent upon notice period

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

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.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; 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.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    Folkestone,
    Kent,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com

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