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ICT Technician

Location
Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7AD
College
Tauheedul Islam Girls' High School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£22,571 to £24,920 per annum
Posted
10th August 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
25th August 2022 12:05 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1262842
Job Reference
004574
Start date
As soon as possible
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Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

​​​​​​​​​​​About Tauheedul Islam Girls' High School and Sixth Form College

Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School is a Muslim faith-based secondary school and sixth form for 11 to 18 year old girls, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none. We are extremely proud to be one of the highest performing schools in the country, with the highest Progress 8 score nationally for our 2019 GCSE results. We have been graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in three consecutive inspections. Like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We have an exemplary reputation for excellence in every aspect of school life. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a talented individual to provide an exceptional business support service to our pupils, teachers and wider stakeholders. As a key member of our school’s business support team, your expertise will help to deliver an outstanding learning environment for our young people.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and specialist technical skills. You will have extensive experience of delivering outstanding customer service and possess the ability to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:

  • 5 A*- Cs at GCSE including English and Maths.
  • Qualifications or training relating to ICT Technician role.
  • Experience in supporting ICT use in a school setting.
  • Experience in trouble-shooting software and hardware issues in a timely manner.
  • The ability to procure, install and manage educational and office software.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 30 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

This role also offers a Recruitment and Retention allowance of £2,000 per year for the first 2 years.

​​​​​​​Find out more

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 01254 54021.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Thursday, 25th August 2022 at midday.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Proposed Start Date: As soon as possible.

Application Process

To apply for this vacancy please use the 'Apply for job' link below. You should ensure your application form and supporting statement address all elements of the person specification. We will only consider candidates who meet the vast majority of the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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