Trust IT Technician

Salary: £24,693 - 28,992 

(Full time): Scale 5/6 

Location: All Sites LEO Academy Trust 

Contract: Permanent 

Start Date: As soon as possible 


LEO Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced IT Technician to join the central business team within our Trust to support IT across our family of schools.

The LEO Academy Trust is committed to impactful technology use for all stakeholders and has been highly successful in supporting the effective use of technology. Having developed the use of impactful technology considerably during periods of school closure due to Covid-19, the Trust has made accelerated progress with the use of digital technology to develop teaching and learning and back office functionality. If you feel you have the experience, skill and passion to support the delivery of IT across our Trust, please apply using the link below.

This post is for 36 hours a week, 52 weeks a year. The successful candidate would be required to travel between schools so this post is most suitable for someone with a driving licence and use of a private car.

Please find out more about our Trust here.

At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3500 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With 500 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff and governors access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

Our staff are enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated to create unique learning experiences for our pupils. We would love to hear from like minded individuals. 

Please apply for this position by completing an application form, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification

Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team via  

We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here

Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing dates on appointment of a suitable candidate.


Closing date for applications: 17 January 2022 at 9:00am 

Shortlisting: 18 January 2022 

Interviews will be held Week commencing 24 January 2022 

LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences, prior to the interview. 

LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.