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IT Infrastructure Support Apprentice

Employer description:
Blessed William Howard is a thriving, semi-rural, 11-18 Catholic School. The school are fully supportive of staff – provide access to childcare vouchers as part of the salary scheme, negotiate discounts with our excellent canteen and create the conditions for staff to feel secure and happy.

Job overview:
This apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to gain ‘hands on’ experience and relevant nationally recognised qualifications. This will provide you with the skills required for a wide range of jobs including IT Technician with audio visual, IT Clerk, digital assistant and website technician.

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Main role / Responsibilities [will include but not be limited to]:
• Developing, testing and implementing IT solutions to improve the school’s teaching & learning
• Involvement in Ethernet based TCP/IP networking and wireless networking
• Administering a Windows domain with an Azure cloud component
• Routine maintenance and repair of computers
• Assisting with the installation of hardware and software
• Trouble shooting and configuration of Microsoft Windows servers and client computers in a domain including use of group policy
• Assisting with the deployment of iOS devices, typically iPad Air and Enterprise wide iOS administration using Apple products
• Assisting with the maintenance and operation of the multi-site print management system
• Setting up and using Audio Visual equipment such as multimedia projectors and visualisers
• Helping and training others to make effective use of IT systems and software
• Supporting parents and students with common IT use problems
• Assisting others with the use of common software applications such as Microsoft Office

Desired qualities, skills and knowledge:
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to travel between the schools
• Commitment to further development through training
• A demonstrable interest and passion for it support work

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

Working week:
Monday to Friday,
8.30am - 4.30pm,
35 hours per week [all details will be confirmed with the employer]

£7,150 per annum

Benefits of the role/ Future prospects:
Flexibility on the working hours

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.

IT Infrastructure Support Apprentice

Stafford, UK
Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 1 Jun 2020