Trust IT Systems Engineer

Status: 37 hours per week, all year
Salary: £25,990 to £27,741
Location: Inspire Trust
Closing date: 10th July 2020, 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 an IT Systems Engineer to provide high quality technical support for staff and learners.  The IT Systems Engineer will work proactively and reactively to maintain reliable technical services working hands-on to provide appropriate solutions. This role includes Systems responsibility to ensure the effective delivery of an outstanding and robust IT Service across the Trust. The post holder will take day to day responsibility for the systems and implementing IT service standards. As a Systems Engineer you will ensure that all services are secure, effective, reliable, fit for purpose and can adapt to changing circumstances.

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.

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 10 July at 12 noon. Interviews will be held w/c Monday 13 July 2020.  Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available  on our website at

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)