Trust IT Technician

Academy: Fylde Coast Academy Trust
Contract: Permanent
Salary: NJC Pay Scale, Grade E
Closing date for applications: 27 June 2022, 9.00am


​​​​​​Trust IT Technician


Salary: £22,571-£24,920 dependent on experience (Grade E, points 12-17 on the NJC Pay Scale)


Contract: Permanent

Full Time (37 hours per week)

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays 

Start Date: As soon as possible 


Join Team FCAT - We are looking to appoint a Trust IT Technician to support the excellent delivery of our IT support service. This role will mainly be focused on providing support across the 5 primary schools of FCAT, however you may be required to provide support to other academies or the central services of the trust. 


FCAT is a large Multi Academy Trust with 10 academies (primary, secondary and all-through schools) and our central services team - we are committed to promoting excellence in teaching, learning and leadership. Our website will share more information with you  


You will be part of the central IT Team, working with the Network Manager and FCAT Data and IT Lead to provide an effective, efficient and successful IT support service, resolving IT issues to ensure that our staff are able to work and our pupils are able to learn.  You will also be part of FCAT’s wider IT support team of 8 technical support staff based in our secondary and all-through academies.  This wider network will provide opportunities for additional support, sharing of knowledge, learning from more experience team members and collaboration on projects.


Within this role; opportunities for further training, qualifications and continuous professional development can be explored, as well as on-going access to an e-learning platform to support you in your work. 


This is an exciting opportunity for which we require a resilient, passionate and driven individual. You must have the desire to work with pride, ambition, respect, resilience, integrity and excellence so we can be the “best we can be!”. 


We offer you access to a number of staff benefits including cycle to work scheme, membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as health and wellbeing initiatives. We are committed to our Team FCAT Work and Wellbeing Charter. There is annual holiday entitlement of 25 days (5 days may be taken during term time) plus 8 public holidays. 


How to apply - To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at


Closing time and date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 27th June 2022 (please note the advert may close earlier where a high volume of applications is received).


For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Pete Montgomery, FCAT Data and IT Lead at


The Fylde Coast Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Fylde Coast Academy Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors.  All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.


FCAT support staff employee contracts must not exceed 37 hours per week.

Employees are able to have multiple posts within the trust, however, the total number of combined contracted hours cannot exceed 37 hours per week. 

This is in line with the Green Book support staff terms and conditions of employment and also supports our Team FCAT Work and Wellbeing Charter.


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