Trust 2nd Line IT Technician

Status: 37 hours per week, all year
Salary: Band E - £20,493 (with potential progression to £24,491)
Location: Inspire Trust
Closing date: 19th April 2021, 12:00pm

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

The purpose of the role is to provide high quality technical services for staff and pupils/students.  The 2nd Line IT Technician will work proactively and reactively to maintain reliable technical services working hands-on to provide appropriate solutions.  All technical staff will contribute to the delivery of an outstanding and robust IT Service across the Trust.  This post is part of the Trust IT Service and may work at any Trust establishment as required but initially will be based at Thomas Rotherham College.

Both technical, service and management accountabilities will be assigned via a service delivery plan and these will be assessed annually via the appraisal procedures of the Trust.  The 2nd Line IT Technician will ensure that they deliver work that is efficient, effective, reliable, fit for purpose and can adapt to changing circumstances.

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 candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this and work in a way that encourages a positive work environment.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 19 April 2021 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held w/c Monday 26 April 2021.  Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website at It may be necessary for us to conduct online interviews; shortlisted candidates will be informed.

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)