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New Vacancy - IT Technician

We are currently recruiting for an IT Technician to work in the Central Team at the Mowbray Education Trust.

IT Technician

Full time, Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Technician to join the IT team at the Mowbray Education Trust.  You will work alongside the Group IT Services Manager to ensure the smooth running of the technical IT service across all schools within the Trust.

This role is permanent working 37 hours a week, Monday – Thursday (8:30am – 4:30pm) and Friday (8:30am – 4:00pm). The role will be working all year round (52 weeks per year) and will be based at John Ferneley College, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1LH.


The role of IT Technician will involve working across several different areas including (Not an exhaustive list):

  • Service desk support
  • Assist in the management of the Trust ICT computer facilities & software
  • Assistance to staff and students using ICT - including software support
  • ICT hardware installation and maintenance
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • SIMS and Data Management

About you

The successful candidate will be providing support to all schools across the Trust, therefore a full driving license and access to a vehicle will be required for this role.

You will have GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above, Level 2 IT qualification – GCSE or BTEC and hold a recognised computer or network qualification or equivalent experience. You will have knowledge of GDPR and Data Protection and have experience of Windows/Apple operating systems. 

You will have good communication and problem-solving skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  Along with a good level of IT skills including Microsoft Office software and Teams. You will be able to manage your own workload and respond swiftly to tight deadlines.

About the Mowbray Education Trust

Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one preschool: with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.

Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools.  The central team are based at offices within John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray.

Further information

  • Salary £9.81 - £10.00 per hour - £18,933 - £19,312 per annum
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 31 days’ annual leave per year including public holidays

Application deadline - Midnight on Wednesday 4th August 2021

Interviews – w/c 9th August 2021

Start date - as soon as possible

For further information or for an informal chat please contact Bobby Wallace, Group IT Services Manager on: [email protected]

To apply for this role, please complete the attached application form and email it to: [email protected]

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check and 6-month probationary period.