IT Technician Apprentice

QA

Apply From: 15th of May 2020
Application Deadline: 19th of June 2020
Salary: £15820.00 per year
Start Date: 15th of May 2020

Employer description

Here at Longhill High School, we have begun a journey to outstanding and we are looking for enthusiastic, determined and inspiring staff to join us. We pride ourselves on having a bespoke staff training programme which supports further development and learning.

Job Overview:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking ICT Technician apprentice to join the IT support team at Longhill High School. The team supports a user-base of over 1000, providing Windows clients and a mixed Windows/Linux backend.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Learn to work independently and show initiative in providing an ICT support service covering a range of hardware, software and peripherals. This includes administration of the network, maintenance of related equipment and other learning resources.
  • Learn to maintain aspects of the school website, database administration and occasional staff training.
  • Learn to work logically and methodically to strict deadlines, as well as being reactive to issues that arise daily.
  • Learn to maintain accurate manual and electronic records relating to all IT resources and work carried out.
  • With excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as a good sense of humour and who is committed to being involved in Longhill High School life.
  • Ideally with prior experience of working in an educational setting and has a minimum Level 2 qualification in the related area or equivalent.
  • To be responsible for the management of warranties relating to ICT equipment in school and learn to take charge of equipment maintenance issues.
  • With a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office/Office 365 and Windows 7/10.
  • With some prior knowledge or experience of Linux and domain administration being an advantage.

Desired Qualifications:

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above.

Benefits:

  • A welcoming, friendly school with happy, confident children who enjoy learning.
  • Caring and committed staff.
  • A dynamic team willing to train and assist you in your career.

Salary: £15,820

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 0900-1730 (37.5 hrs per week)

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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