Quick facts
  • What we do:
    IT Support in Education
  • Year established:
    2003
  • Website:
    http://www.turniton.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 7 Elm Place, Eynsham, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 4BD

About turn IT on

turn IT on provide information and communication technology (ICT) support to primary, secondary and special educational needs schools across the UK. Their aim is to maximise the potential of ICT to benefit pupils, teachers and management groups.

The company was founded in 2003 by ex-teacher Tom Welch, who saw the limitless potential of technology in schools and was inspired to find a solution to its challenges. Today, more than 500 schools, local authorities and multi-academy trusts use their ICT support, management information systems support and training services.

The team, many of whom were teachers themselves, ensures ICT is having the maximum benefit to learning by proactively helping schools develop a tailored plan to meet their specific strategic objectives and ever-changing requirements. All staff are able to advise on hardware and software usage and have 150 years of combined experience.

The main office is in Witney, Oxfordshire with other sites in Tottenham, London and Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.


What is it like to work for turn IT on

Leadership
Leadership
The Director, Tom Welch, is often out in the field meeting with the sales and marketing team and visiting consultants in schools. He regularly sends out emails to the entire workforce updating them on company news, and is happy to answer emails or calls from anyone in the organisation.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The company has an open and flexible culture, and recently won the Embedded Flexibility Award from Working Families. In the last financial year, nine flexible working applications were requested and granted.
My Team
My Team
Communication is key at turn IT on, with regular team meetings, annual company meetings and a SharePoint site to share important company information. They also have an open policy in terms of employees being able to approach managers directly.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    10%

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    40

  • Male : Female:

    65% / 35%

  • Staff:

    86

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