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IT Technician - Full-time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-129-S
  • Posted:13/01/2022
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2 points 4-11 (£18,933 - £21,748)
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:25/01/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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The Skills for Life Trust, currently comprises two secondary academies and three primary academies:  Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

We are currently looking for an IT Technician to join our enthusiastic and committed IT team. The successful candidate will be actively involved in providing technical advice, training and support to staff and pupils on the use and development of all teaching administrative ICT systems, whilst ensuring the maintenance of hardware and the administrative control of ICT assets including warranties and copyrights.

This role will involve providing face to face or virtual training to large numbers of staff and pupils across the Trust, therefore excellent communication skills and experience of presenting to large groups is essential. A driving licence is required due to the locations of the school sites and the need to travel between them in a timely manner.  Please read the full job description and person specification for more information.

The Skills for Life Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese.  The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment

The Skills for Life Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references.

Closing Date: 25th January 2022

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

Skills for Life Trust values Work laptop and mobile Hybrid and flexible work patterns Free Private Healthcare Cover Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing Free Flu Vaccination A supportive environment Secure car parking Access to the National College*

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Danielle Anderson
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861593
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

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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).