Trust IT Technician

(37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year). Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 4.00pm and Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm. Grade D – Step 1 - £21,778 plus 24 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays. 

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Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will invite suitable candidates to interview before the closing date.  

The Wildern Academy Trust comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Role is to be based at Wildern, but flexibility within the role will be required. 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 a Technician to support and develop the Wildern Academy Trust IT systems. The Trust currently offers Windows and Mac operating systems, both server-side and in the classroom. The Trust allows users to access content using their own personal devices, and maintains its own network infrastructure, web services and telephony. We take pride in maintaining as much of our own systems as possible and potential candidates should want to take pride in this too. 

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the systems described above, but also a focus on how new technologies can be a positive influence on teaching and learning. 

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. 

For more information, or an informal conversation about the position in advance of application please contact 

A full, clean driving licence and 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 Leisure Centre at Wildern School
  • 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. 

Application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Completed application forms should be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ. 

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing dateClosing Date: Midday Friday 13th January 2023. 

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

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.