Field IT Technician

Are you looking to build your IT skills, experience and knowledge?

The Bedford College Group IT team, have two exciting opportunities coming up. These are an amazing opportunity to gain essential skills and will help build your IT knowledge and experience, in a fast paced environment. Like most organisation’s we are undergoing significant change through our Digital Transformation and it is a great time to join and build your skills and experience. Skills you will develop include: multi-tasking, team building, problem solving, conflict management, system management, time management and customer service as well Technical skills and working with the latest technology. Successful candidates will be joining a high performing and supportive team, who will always be on hand to support and help with any questions. New friends for life can be made. The roles are extremely busy and pressurised at times, so we make sure the working environment is fun and friendly.

You will not need much in the way of experience, as we’ll provide on the job training and tools that you will need. However, confidence in IT Skills, knowledge of IT processes, tools and technology, answering the phone and responding to emails in a timely and professional manner would support a person’s application. Further to this, experience of working on their own initiative and as part of a team is helpful and you must have a clean driving licence with business Insurance and a vehicle that will allow you to travel between sites, to provide the required IT support (you will be paid a mileage allowance)

We have two Field IT Technician roles available.

Bedford College Group has grown to cover many remote sites and providing effective IT support to the staff and students at these sites is key to their success. The main purpose of the role is to support delivery of efficient and effective IT services over a 12-month period, particularly at remote sites across the group; resolving IT issues and supporting the administrative and communications activities of the service.

Positions available: 2

Location: One role will cover the Bedford sites and the other role will cover the Northampton (Tresham) sites

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College Professional Services - End date 31/08/2023 

  • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
  • 27 days days per annum (plus public holidays)
  • Peoples Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed 

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group may conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information will be available at interview stage.

Supporting Documents

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.