Type of Position:IT System Manager
Salary:VTG10-11, SP31-37, £28,221 to £33,135 per annum (subject to experience) plus Health Cash Plan and Benefit package (see website for full details of our employee benefit package).
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Wednesday 29th May 2019 at 9:00. Interviews: TBC


Full-time (37 hours per week) all year round. Requirement to travel between Trust schools.
VTG 10-11, Scale Point 31 -37, £28,221 to £33,135 per annum (dependent upon qualifications and experience) plus Health Cash Plan and Benefit package (see website for full details of our employee benefit package).

A vacancy has arisen for an IT System Manager to work at our Trust Central Offices with a committed team of professionals to provide 3rd Line technical support across the whole Academy network.

The role of System Manager offers the chance to design, drive and manage the technical IT services across our academies, which serve some of the most varied communities in Bristol. You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that will secure the very best outcomes for children and support for staff within The Venturers’ Trust. In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Higher Degree Support Funding, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.

We are looking to appoint a System Manager to be proactive in managing the Trusts core Infrastructures to assist its drive towards cloud technology and management. The successful candidate will ensure the smooth running of the Trusts current IT network systems, including hardware, software and our journey to the cloud. It is essential that the candidate demonstrate an ability to work with a range of people at all levels including young people.

Venturers Trust is a new Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 700 staff.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.

You will be joining a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation, so we are seeking an outstanding Team member who can help us realise the highest possible quality of services to support our educational vision, to enable the organisation to achieve the best possible outcomes for students.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th May 2019 at 9:00. Interviews: To be confirmed

Please note due to the expected volume of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.


Venturers Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff


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