IT Support Apprentice in Stanford-le-Hope SS17

QA Apprenticeships
22 Feb 2019
15 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description:

St Clere’s Secondary School (Osbournes Academy Trust) was established in 1978 and converted to a single Academy Co-operative Trust in 2011. In 2012 the Trustees formed a Multi-AcademyTrust,which now includesincludes St Clere’s Secondary School,East Tilbury Primary School and Nursery,Thameside Primary School,Stanford-le-Hope Primary School,Arthur Bugler Primary School andBrentwood County HighSchool.We have held science and sports specialisms since 2013.

They have around 1,300 students who are busy finding out that learning can be enjoyable and something that will bring them greater opportunities in life.Theirstaff teach with great energy and intelligence in an environment that has exceptional facilities.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Vacancy Description:

The main purpose of this role is to assist in the maintenance and support of the Network, IT equipment and its users, while working to achieve an Infrastructure Technician Level 3 qualification.

Main Duties:

Oversee and manage requests for IT resources and equipment to support teaching and learning in the classroom. Manage and support users. Carry out basic maintenance and repairs of IT and AV equipment, under the guidance of a member of the network team. Manage the retrieval, distribution, disposal and storage of IT and AV equipment. Perform basic software updates, installations etc. Ensure that IT and AV equipment is checked, cleaned, inventoried and any damage or issues are logged and reported to the school’s network manager (or the trust network manager). Learn from the other network staff within the trust and work towards a level 3 Infrastructure Technician Qualification. Assist in the setup and preparation for in-school training and events; such as open evenings, assemblies, presentations, examinations and training courses held within the school. Carry out any other duties deemed appropriate by the schools Network Manager and Trust Network Manager.

Key Corporate Accountabilities:

To actively promote the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Diversity Strategy and observe the standard of conduct which prevents discrimination taking place To maintain awareness of and commitment to the School’s Equal Opportunity Policies in relation to both employment and service delivery. To fully comply with the Health and safety at Work Act 1974 etc, the School’s Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed safe methods of work. At the discretion of the Head Teacher, such other activities may from time to time be agreed consistent with the nature of the job described above. To work with colleagues to achieve service plan objectives and targets. To participate in Employee Development schemes and Performance Management and contribute to the identification of own team development needs.

Desirable skills:

Basic computer skills

Personal qualities:

Team Player Proactive Able to listen to instructions Passion for IT

Desired qualifications:

A - C GCSE grade in Maths and English GCSE in IT OR equivalent

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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