If you’re an experienced and forward-thinking IT Support Technician looking for a varied and exciting role, then this could be the post for you!

Pendle Education Trust; an Academy Trust in Lancashire with a focus on providing exceptional education at a local level, are looking for an IT Support Technician to join their dedicated team. Sponsored by “Outstanding” (Ofsted) Nelson and Colne College, the Trust is going through an exciting period of growth and change, and are looking for individuals who share our high aspirations, and passion for success and achievement.

Primarily working within 1 of our 5 Academies and providing support across the Trust, the successful candidate will provide exceptional IT Support to colleagues, resolving basic problems associated with operating systems, software, hardware, printers and AV equipment.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and enthusiastic professional, able to demonstrate exemplary skills in customer service, advice and guidance. It is a fantastic opportunity and we welcome applications from all with an interest in IT/computing/programming for this entry level position. Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

Main duties include:

  • Troubleshooting hardware, software and network issues as necessary.
  • Installing hardware and software as required.
  • Creating and maintaining various user accounts.
  • Supporting the use of MIS systems primarily SIMs.
  • Maintaining up to date inventories of all IT and related equipment.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 4 GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths and English at grade C or above.
  • A level 3 qualification in a relevant subject.
  • Previous experience within an IT role, ideally in a second line support role.
  • Experience of using Office 365 and Anti-Virus software (ideally Sophos)

With extensive professional development opportunities, including Trust sponsorship for achieving recognised qualifications, the Trust can offer an exceptional benefits package.

Salary: Grade 3 – £18,562 – 18,933

Permanent 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Closing Date: 24/1/2022

Provisional Interview Date: 28/1/2022

Start Date: as soon as possible

To find out more about this role, please click on the following documents – IT Technician job description and IT Technician advert

To apply for this role, please click on the apply button on the right to complete the online application form or download the form below and return to hr@pendleeducationtrust.co.uk

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