Birmingham City Council

IT Support Technician

Location
King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy Church Lane Handsworth Birmingham B20 2HL
Salary
FTE £18,562 to £20,493 – Actual Salary £17,041 to £18,814
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
08 Dec 2021
Contact
recruitment@hwga. org.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

IT Support Technician

FTE £18,562 to £20,493 – Actual Salary £17,041 to £18,814

Hours per week: 36.50 per week, term time only plus 2 weeks

Contract Type: Permanent

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy

Church Lane

Handsworth

Birmingham

B20 2HL

Telephone Number: 0121 554 8122

Email Address: recruitment@hwga.org.uk

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy as an IT Support Technician. The successful candidate will work alongside the Director of IT Systems and Services to continually develop the ICT infrastructure in the Academy. Specific duties are, to be responsible for provision of ICT support in all areas of the Academy, repair and maintenance, assist with network security and to teach the basic use of software

programmes as necessary. The successful candidate will be fully supported in their career and professional development through CPD and a commitment to supporting up to date training and development needs.

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy is an 11-18 comprehensive school in the north-west of Birmingham.

Our student intake is from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, making for a very harmonious and happy school. We truly believe that high aspirations can transform the life chances of our students, underpinned by our drive to develop in our students the universal values of Scholarship, Character and Community.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 8 December 2021, 9.30am

Further details and application forms can be downloaded from the website

Applications can only be considered if they are on an Academy Trust application form. Completed application forms to be returned to: recruitment@hwga.org.uk

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. Please note CVs on their own are not accepted.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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