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Manchester Enterprise Academy IT Manager

The Altius Trust seek an experienced and enthusiastic IT Manager to work across our Trust, based at our fantastic Academy in Wythenshawe, MEA. This position is Permanent, Full Time, All Year Round.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Grade 7 £29,636 to £32,878 per annum
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 26 August 2019
  • Start Date: As Soon As Possible
www.manchesterenterpriseacademy.org.uk

Job details

As IT Manager you will take responsibility for supporting, maintaining and managing a wide range of technical systems associated with the Trust's IT infrastructure, ensuring that it is reliable and that appropriate service levels are maintained.

You will also assist with end-user support when required supporting the IT Technicians with any technical issues that require escalation.

The Altius Trust is a multi-academy educational trust with an ongoing commitment to opening and running academies with a high level of achievement in the Manchester area.

Our Trust Partners include some of the most successful and innovative companies in the UK, all of whom have a strong commitment to Manchester. Their involvement in the Trust underlines their commitment to developing the young people of the city, and their recognition that to recruit excellent leaders from local families they have to be committed to their development prior to them becoming employees.

Our flagship school, Manchester Enterprise Academy (MEA) in Wythenshawe, was winner of Secondary School of the Year (2015-16) and Healthy Living Award (2016-17) at the MEN Schools Awards, as well as being shortlisted for a national TES award in the category of 'Community Collaboration' for our mentoring project with Lloyds Banking Group. MEA was described in a glowing 2015 Ofsted report as 'A vibrant community that treats you like family (and) a good school that has improved students' achievement significantly year on year'.

MEA Central opened to 210 Year 7 students in September 2017 and will grow year on year until we are full in 2022. We are defined by our mission, 'A Fantastic Future for All', we care about helping students to be their best and know the only way to do this is through academic achievement, character development and strong pastoral support.

As a Trust, we are committed to recruiting talented and passionate staff who are central to all of our achievements and are the driving force behind our dedication to provide a "Fantastic Future for All". Ofsted stated, "Staff are extremely positive about all aspects of the school and are making a substantial difference to the lives of the young people."

The induction of new colleagues and their continual professional development are strengths of the Trust, we provide high quality coaching for all of our staff.

Our vision of a fantastic future for all our students is easy to understand but complex to achieve as the future evolves so rapidly around us. Our students have to adapt in order to build themselves a secure and resilient future. Our vision underpins all we do, and our starting point is excellent academic results.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Please apply through TES using the following link: Apply Here

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

Closing Date: 26 August 2019

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/6908-45S