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IT Support Engineer Apprentice

Employer
QA Apprenticeships
Location
HU5 4QH, Kingston upon Hull
Salary
£14,000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jan 2023

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
12-18 months
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Job Details

Employer description:

Kelvin Hall School part of the Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust (formerly the Yorkshire and the Humber Co-operative Learning Trust - YHCLT) was established in 2016 and now includes 7 primary and 2 secondary schools. 

Underpinned by an underlying ethical approach to leadership, which has the capacity to inspire students and staff, and bring rapid and sustained improvement for the benefit of the communities that we live and work in.

Overview:

We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice. 

Responsibilities: [will be to:]

  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people.
  • Ensure dedicated IT areas are ready for use each day. To carry out daily checks and replace damaged hardware as required.
  • Check and maintain stocks of IT consumables.
  • Maintain an accurate and complete asset register of all IT services assets and completing audits against the asset registers in line with the Trust’s procedures.
  • Provide IT support to staff and pupils when required. This could involve class support or responding to an IT support ticket.
  • Assist in providing technical support for staff presentations including setting up equipment and recording performances.
  • Proactively check and report faults for all Academy reprographics equipment including satellite photocopiers around the Academy to the relevant 3rd party.
  • Support the Academy Admin team to replenish stocks of paper for all Academy photocopiers when required. To proactively check that paper stocks are also maintained.
  • Manage the booking and delivery of IT related equipment.
  • Create and issue new user login accounts for the Academy network and 3rd party services such as Doddle and Renaissance Learning.
  • Perform password resets as required for all Academy users.
  • Assist Senior Engineers when setting up new IT equipment or software.
  • Create staff and pupil ID cards when required and set up access to the Academy Cashless Catering system.
  • Escalate technical issues to a Senior Engineer when required, providing clear notes explaining the issue.
  • Demonstrate an active commitment to on-going professional development.
  • Undertake any other relevant duties as may reasonably be requested by the Trust.

What we are looking for:

Desirable skills: 

  • Ability to provide support and advise to users on a wide variety of ICT hardware
  • Ability to provide support and advise to users on a wide variety of software and related equipment
  • Ability to multi-task, and perform actions requiring a sustained level of concentration whilst dealing with a high level of interruptions is also essential
  • Must be able to explain instructions or technical difficulties in a clear manner

Personal qualities:

  • Motivation to work with children and young people
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Ability to work part of a larger team
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate professional relationships with staff and other school partners

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this Azure Cloud Support Specialist programme are as follows:

  • 3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship is in a similar subject

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme. 

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here: 

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Benefits:

  • Great opportunity to work for a well reputable trust. 
  • Opportunities to develop, room for progression and training opportunities available. 
  • Good holidays also!

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. 

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.

Company

QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management

 

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01753898736
Location
Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road
Slough
Berkshire
SL1 1SG
GB
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