ICT Technician

Springfields Academy

The Springfields Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional ICT Technician to join the school as soon as possible.

Post:                           ICT Technician

Start Date:                  As soon as possible

Location:                    The Springfields Academy, Curzon Street, Calne, SN11 0DS

Salary Range:            £22,627 - £24,491 per annum, dependent on experience

Hours/Contract:         Full-time, Permanent contract: 37 hours per week

The Role: An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join the Trust as an ICT Technician. The role will be the first point of contact for all ICT related enquiries to the Trust and its associated schools. Working closely with the IT Manager to provide technical support to teachers and pupils to install, order and maintain software and hardware.

The Person: The role is best suited to individuals who thrive on working as part of a small team but are equally happy to work with autonomy, taking responsibility for their own workload and seeing things through to conclusion. The successful candidate will be expected to receive and accurately log calls and emails efficiently and in a professional manner. Previous experience of working on a Service Desk and using service management tools is desirable.

Academy Background: The Springfield Academy is a Reach South Academy for young people aged 5-19 with autism. We have 170 pupils attending our Calne site and 40 pupils at our Satellite provision in Salisbury. Our goal is to build safe independent lives for autistic young people through support, understanding and enablement.

Springfields is a fantastic, vibrant and caring community that engages pupils and develops positive attitudes to learning. Our autism approach is accessed by all our pupils and is personalised to meet specific needs. All our pupils have an education, health and care plan.

Trust Background:  Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire.


Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed work force. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Further Information: So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch by contacting Owen Thomas, ICT Manager on 07783124955.

Job Description and Person Specification:  ICT Technician Job Description and Person Specification


To Apply:  Please send a completed application form (below) to recruitment@reachsouth.org 


Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 18 October 2020 at Midnight. The Trust reserves the right to close the job vacancy on receipt of sufficient applications without notification.   It is therefore vital that should you wish to apply for this post that you submit your application as soon as possible.


Interview Date:  Week commencing 26th October 2020


Opportunities and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.


Application Form

Prospective Applicant Letter

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.  Please note the information you provide in this section of the form will stay confidential, and be stored securely and limited to only the Trusts Human Resources team and used for monitoring purposes only.

Telephone: 01752 987060


Email: info@reachsouth.org

Reach South Academy Trust

c/o UTC Plymouth

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Reach South Academy Trust is an exempt charity in England and Wales. Company number: 10151730