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Trust ICT Technician

Vacancy Summary
LIFE Education Trust
Scale 3.5 - 3.6
The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/11/2021 at 09:00
Vacancy Description


Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex RM1 2RR

Chief Executive Officer: Mr J. Dutnall LLB, BA, MA, MBA

Email: recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com

Tel: 01708 463 866


Trust ICT Technician

Grade: Scale 3.5 – 3.6 (£22,185 - £22,587)

Hours: Full time, 36 Hours a week, 52 weeks a year

Required ASAP



Would you like to work for a successful Multi-Academy Trust lookingafter 3 schools within its Romford hub?


The LIFE Education Trust seek to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated IT Technician with excellentMicrosoft Server, Windows and organisational skills. Knowledge of VM Ware, SCCM, Windows Office to join our team in a busy working environment, previouse xperience in a similar role may also be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be working alongside theHead of IT Services and an IT Team providing day to day IT support to students and staff within 3 LIFE schools situated in, and around, Romford.

At LIFE we support 7 schools, in total, across Essex andHavering to deliver excellent pupil outcomes, create vibrant, exciting environments and offer rewarding careers for staff.

What we can offer you:

  • A supportive team.
  • Students who are enthusiastic and keen to progress.
  • The chance to work in a fantastic school community set in beautiful grounds.
  • A well experienced, qualified and forward thinking team.
  • Opportunities for professional development.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • An enthusiasm and passion for Excellence.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire colleagues and students and assist staff and students with any IT Support requests.
  • Ability to travel between 3 schools within the Romford hub of the Trust, with some flexibility to support all 7 schools within the Trust when needed.
  • Ability to support the management of all networks in the Romford hub of the Trust.
  • Ability to identify and fix any problems that occur on the network.
  • Ability to plan effectively to enable multi-tasking with a need for organisation and efficiency.
  • Ability to complete weekly backups, maintain technical documents and respond to helpdesk jobs.
  • Ability to install and maintain school ICT equipment, and set up and support AV equipment.
  • Ability to successfully work in a team with fantastic communication skills.
  • Ability to be flexible to suit the needs of the Schools.
  • A sense of humour!


Everyone needs to find their purpose. At the LIFE Education Trust our mission is to build great learning communitieswhich unleash creativity and champion optimism, in a spirit of compassion. To accomplish our mission, we use our 3 corebeliefs:

  • Courageous optimism
  • Boundless creativity
  • Heartfelt compassion

These beliefs are at the centre of everything we do. We live and breathe them.


A full driving licence as well as experience of workingwith the SIMS database is desirable, full system requirements can be found within the supporting jobdescription found on our website.


Please submit a copy of the Trust’s application form,which can be found on our website, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork, to Julian Dutnall, CEO by 9am on Friday 5th November 2021.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly.

The Trust reserves the right to interview prior to thedeadline date. To find out why we are so proud of theTrust, visit our website: www.lifeeducationtrust.com orcheck us out on twitter @lifeedutrust.


LIFE Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks withpast employers and the DBS.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council.
How to apply

Please submit a copy of the Trust’s application form,which can be found on our website, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork, to JulianDutnall, CEO by 9am on Friday 5th November 2021.

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