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Oldham Sixth Form College is large and diverse sixth form college in the North West specialising in Advanced level courses.  We have an excellent reputation for academic and vocational achievement, comprehensive pastoral care and extensive enrichment. Join us and you will become part of a high quality, forward thinking educational establishment committed to meeting the needs of the community it serves. We are a diverse and vibrant College and proud of the year on year successes and achievements of our students and staff.

The Pinnacle Learning Trust existing with the aim of creating a family of outstanding academies.  At present, the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) consists of Oldham Sixth Form College and The Hathershaw College, although we are seeking to grow to include schools from the Primary sector.

The Pinnacle Learning Trust was established in order to build upon our shared belief that young people in Oldham and the local area should have access to excellent educational provision and to provide new and additional ways in which we can further improve on our strengths and provide support to other schools. Our collective aim, articulated through our mission statement, is to improve the lives and life chances of young people through raising aspirations and achievement across our academies through the development of outstanding practice based upon partnership.

The Hathershaw College is a high performing OFSTED rated good 11-16 school.  Our Progress 8 score of +0.47 for 2018 is well above the national average, placing us in the top 20% of all secondary schools in the country.

Oldham Sixth Form College is a large and diverse sixth form college specialising in Advanced level courses, OFSTED rated good.  We have an excellent reputation for academic and vocational achievement, comprehensive pastoral care and extensive enrichment.  OSFC received the Social Mobility Award at the Educate North Awards in April 2017.

The Academies are well equipped and resourced.  All teachers have a laptop computer and all classrooms have projectors and sound equipment.  Our network has state of the art server technology at its heart which ensures it is stable and available to support learning both in and out of the building.

Our Trust also benefits from having a Teaching School, the Advantage Teaching School Alliance, led by Oldham Sixth Form College, at its heart.

We are proud of our caring, inclusive ethos where we set high standards and expectations to our students to achieve their very best.  We also expect the very best of our staff and provide a full induction and training package relevant to the job role.

IT Support Technician

Full time, full year. To commence as soon as possible, fixed term until 31st August 2019 in the first instance.

To support the IT Services Team in providing a reliable, up-to-date and efficient information technology environment, providing a high quality first line response to staff and students to resolve technical issues.  The successful candidate will have experience of working in an IT support environment, installing software and troubleshooting IT problems.  You should have a working knowledge of Windows 7 or above and active directory.   You will need to be flexible, organised and hardworking, with good communication skills and ability to remain calm under pressure.  This post is likely to require working in both The Hathershaw College and Oldham Sixth Form College, therefore a driving licence and use of own car is desirable.

Salary: Points 16-21, of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine, which is currently £16,400 – £18,125 per annum.  

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Thursday 22 November 2018

Interview Date: w/c 26 November 2018

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Additional Reasons to Join Us:

  • Automatic enrolment into a Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work schemes available
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits (including on site gym membership)
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD and career development

Commitment to Safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment and promoting the welfare of children any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks as part of the pre-employment procedures. The Pinnacle Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from under represented groups and ethnic minorities.

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