We currently have a fantastic opportunity within our IT team for an innovative and creative individual to be based at our Trust Office located at The Beacon School in Banstead.
We are looking for an IT Service Desk Technician working with a range of systems and users with varying skills. The successful applicant will need to find solutions to issues affecting all aspects of IT. This is an exciting role with a varied work stream, and we require an intelligent and enthusiastic person who can think outside the box to solve issues independently, but who can also work effectively with our wider IT and school teams.
Ideally, we would like the candidate to have a minimum of 1 year’s experience in a similar role and has experience with hardware and software, including installation, configuration and deployment.
GLF Schools is a large Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant, forward thinking and friendly organisation who pride ourselves on career progression, CPD and the well-being of our family. We have 41 schools across three different regions and we operate using a unique regional operational structure.
What we are looking for
- Minimum 1 years experience in a similar role
- Experience with hardware and software, including installation, configuration and deployment
- Knowledge of Microsoft products
- Strong team player
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Positive “can-do” attitude
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.
Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience.
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
- Continuous Professional Development
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Flexible Working
- Staff Wellbeing
- Career Pathways and Talent Management
- Staff Benefits
- Community and Collaboration
- Valued Worker Scheme
Salary: £19,490 - £22,733
Hours of work: Full time - 36 hours a week, 52 weeks of the year
Closing date for applications: 5th August 2020
Interview date: TBC
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.