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 - £23,703 plus 24 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays.

The trust is comprised of three stellar schools: Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our team of passionate staff work tirelessly to positively impact the lives of our students every day. And, we are thrilled to be expanding our team with a new IT Technician!

As our new IT Technician, you will be based at Wildern, but the role will require some flexibility. You will be responsible for supporting and developing our IT systems, which include both Windows and Mac operating systems. Our users access content using their own personal devices, and we maintain our own network infrastructure, web services and telephony. We take great pride in maintaining as much of our own systems as possible, and we are looking for someone who shares our passion.

To succeed in this role, you will need to have a solid understanding of the systems described above, as well as an eye on the horizon for new and innovative technologies that can enhance the teaching and learning experience. You must have excellent technical and problem-solving skills, and a proven track record of delivering the highest quality support to users in a busy and fast-paced environment.

This is an exciting time to join the Wildern Academy Trust team! We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, passionate, and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our students. If you are up for the challenge, we would love to hear from you!

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. Travel expenses between schools are reimbursed. Although the schools are very close together.

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 our website where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff.

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 date. Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 29th June 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.