IT Operations Manager

  • Academies Enterprise Trust
  • London, UK
  • Mar 08, 2019
Full time IT Manager I.T. & Communications IT

Job Description

Based in 183 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BU

37 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year

Working closely with the IT Director you will support, operate and evolve how technology powers our Trust to raise educational progress and attainment whilst encouraging innovation. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that our end users have an efficient and effective technology service built on top of a reliable and secure technology infrastructure.  

You’ll be a high calibre individual, with exceptional levels of personal drive and eagerness for development. An analytical mind, coupled with strong communication skills and a positive attitude are essential to fit into the AET culture.

You’ll have previous experience of leading a technology team and you will be managing the team and the IT Vendors. While your technical expertise is important, we’re more interested in how you’ve used your expertise and wider skills to impact the teams and organisations you’ve been part of.

Our Trustee Board have just agreed to invest a substantial sum into IT infrastructure across the Trust.  This is an exciting time to join and a career developing opportunity for the right candidate.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite

This position is a permanent role and is due to commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: Wednesday 20 March 2019

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.


Generous salary dependant on experience