Systems Administrator

Job advert

Systems Administrator at GLF SCHOOLS Multi-Academy Trust

Salary: G8 £27,886 - £33,150 Full time 36 hrs 52 weeks (flexibility available on working hours)

Start Date: September 2019

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Package: Local Government Pension Scheme, employee benefits package and leave entitlement.


Our Trust currently comprises 32 schools across five Local Authority areas. Everything we do is about the children and young people in our schools and our central team is key to supporting our schools to achieve the best possible outcomes.


We are now looking for a System Administrator to work alongside the Head of Applications & Service Delivery, Head of Technical Delivery and the Data Manager to oversee the maintenance, configuration and presentation of core systems across the Trust.


The Systems Administrator will oversee the day-to-day operation of the systems, ensuring they are available, responsive and resilient, meeting the customer’s needs. They will also liaise with department leads in response to system requests and updates, liaise with 3rd party suppliers, as well as act as a point of contact for GLF Central staff when facilitating support and change requests.


The successful candidate will oversee the Trust’s iTrent HR PSF Finance systems and the Trust’s SIMS.NET estate system, undertaking system maintenance and upgrades as dictated by the Head of Technical Delivery, whilst liaising with 3rd party support suppliers and Regional IT Teams.

This is a varied role, which offers a unique opportunity for career development across the trust.


If you have had experience of working in a rapidly changing environment as part of a multi-site organisation, have the ability to interpret financial information and have experience of working within the education or charity sector, then we would like to hear from you.


GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.