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Job Ref No. ECC6911-210 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

Job Description

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Start date: ASAP

Contract type: Full-time 37 hrs/week 52 weeks/year

Salary: Scale 4 point 6 (£20,043)

Contract term: Permanent

Resilience, Excellence, Respect

Colchester Academy is a thriving secondary school, looking to appoint an IT Technician to join the Trust's IT Team. The role will be based at Colchester Academy; however, you must be willing to travel to all sites within the Trust as required.

The role will involve looking after the day-to-day maintenance, installation and first line repairs of ICT equipment, as well as to provide advice and guidance to staff and students. The new technician, a member of the Trust's IT Team, will be well supported by IT colleagues across the South Suffolk Learning Trust.

We are looking for a confident, committed and flexible individual with good communication skills and excellent IT skills. Candidates should have a good knowledge of IT equipment, hardware and software. Ideally the successful candidate will have had some experience of working in a school environment or in a role providing IT support. A good standard of general education is essential, as is a sense of humour.

Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex, and isgraded 'GOOD' by OFSTED (2018). Part of a local Academy Chain, South Suffolk LearningTrust (SSLT), this is an incredibly exciting time for us to appoint someone who is hard working, has high levels of integrity and passionately believes in the power of education to change lives.

We offer a positive and supportive workplace where staff go the extra mile, for students andfor each other. A place where we provide excellent opportunities for career progression andadvancement, and where the culture is one of equity and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

This role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Colchester Academy is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

Further details about the post and how to apply are available on our Trust website

To apply for this position an application form must be completed in full. Please also enclose a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and the skills you will bring to the post.

If you have any questions or would like to visit the Academy, please contact Michelle Robinson, 01206 878878.

Closing date:6 June 2022 - 9am

Interview date: tbc

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Colchester Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Information about the School

Colchester Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school situated in Colchester, Essex. Colchester Academy first opened in September 2010 and boasts a state of the art building with modern design and a wealth of technology. We are part of a small local Academy Chain, South Suffolk Learning Trust (SSLT). Our core purpose is "To be the change for those who need it most", with our mission being "Striving for excellence; ensuring equity". This translates into the values of "Resilience; Excellence; Respect", these we live - everyday. We challenge students academically as well as providing a range of opportunities for them to receive a well-rounded learning experience.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Michelle Robinson
Colchester Academy
Hawthorn Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO4 3JL
Telephone: 01206 861217

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