IT Network Manager

IT Network Manager (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year). Starting salary Grade E - Salary Range Step 1 £25,833 to Step 5 £28,791 (this will be reviewed once the Trust expands to three schools) plus 25 days holiday.

The Wildern Academy Trust comprises of Wildern School and Boorley Park Primary School, a further 7-form entry secondary school is planned to open September 2021. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

We are looking to recruit an experienced IT Network Manager to support and develop the internal network and systems of the Wildern Academy Trust Schools.

The school currently offers Windows/Mac/Linux operating systems both server-side and in the classroom, allows users to access content using their own personal devices, and maintains its own network infrastructure, web services and telephony.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the systems described above and knowledge of all aspects of network infrastructure including physical and WiFi network technologies.

You will need excellent technical and problem solving skills, and a record of delivering the highest quality support to users in a busy and time pressured environment. Your own transport is essential for this role.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 31st August 2020.

Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications that meet the criteria, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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