IT Development Manager

Status: 37 hours per week, all year
Salary: Band G £25,295 to £26,999
Location: Inspire Trust
Closing date: 6th December 2019, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

We are looking to recruit two posts, post one IT Development Manager and post two IT Systems Manager. The successful candidates will be required to; provide high-quality technical support for staff and learners, work proactively and reactively to maintain reliable technical services, working hands-on to provide appropriate solutions.

All technical staff will collaboratively, contribute and be proactive in the development and delivery of an outstanding and robust IT Service across the Trust that is solution focused.  These posts are part of the Trust IT Service and postholders will work across all Trust establishments.

Candidates will be aspirational and must possess a high level of IT and computing skills and be able to evidence effective problem- solving skills. Candidates must be prepared to commit to and complete further training. Candidates must evidence experience that suggests suitability to discharge the technical aspects of the role as outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification, this include experience and or ability to supervise and deploy appropriate staff and solutions to meet service needs.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.  We are committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of support professionals to provide for succession and stable services that support the future and expanding needs of the Trust.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 6 December 2019 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held w/c Monday 9 December 2019.  Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website at Applicants will be considered for either role (IT Development Manager or IT Systems Manager) dependent on suitability.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  All candidates must complete our online application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)