IT Apprentice
Primary Goal
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
6d ago

You don't need to go to university to kickstart your career!

By choosing Primary Goal as your training provider not only will you be learning whilst you're earning you will also be keeping up to date with the latest technology.

At the same time, you will gain amazing industry recognised Microsoft qualifications without the need of going to college : -

  • Microsoft MTA Server Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA Mobility & Devices Fundamentals
  • BCS Business Processes
  • We are recruiting on behalf of Baginton Fields School, where you will gain valuable experience and a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification.

    We pride ourselves on the support that we give to our apprentices, you won't be left on your own to figure things out, we will support you throughout your apprenticeship journey together with your employer.

    Who you'll be working for :

    Baginton Fields School is a secondary school for children with special educational needs.

    What you will be doing :

    As a full-time IT Technician you shall be working in partnership with a Managed Service Provider to offer direct technical support to the infrastructure within the school.

    You will play a vital role in managing, maintaining and supporting the school's computer network infrastructure, application systems and ICT equipment.

    This role shall require excellent communication skills in order to work with a wide variety of young people and teachers.

    The IT technician role is to provide efficient, effective and customer-friendly ICT network engineering support services to all users within the school.

    By responding to requests and queries submitted to the helpdesk (diagnosing IT issues and implementing fixes on-site and using remote connection tools.

    you will ensure the smooth running of the school's IT systems and provide high quality IT support to all stakeholders.

    This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

    Baginton Fields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. All staff are expected to share and demonstrate this commitment.

    The successful candidate will be subject to Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and provide unequivocal references.

    Baginton Fields School is an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity or race.

    The training you'll be provided with :

  • Comprehensive pre-apprenticeship induction programme (including health and safety and technical specifics)
  • Level 3 Infrastructure Technician apprenticeship standard
  • e-learning training materials
  • Specialist vendor and technical certificates
  • Access to practice labs to develop technical competency
  • Knowledge Base
  • Monthly assessor visits and competency checks
  • Support desk (technical and pastoral)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills and Key Skills development
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities module
  • What we are looking for :

  • Love of learning
  • Desire to help others to learn, develop and understand
  • High energy and motivation to achieve success
  • Commitment towards the completion of a full Apprenticeship programme
  • Ability to work well in a team, as well as independently under own initiative
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance.
  • Committed to equality of opportunity.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Empathy for students with a learning difficulty / disability.
  • Commitment to keeping children safe.
  • Positive in outlook with a good sense of humour.
  • Robust and realistic.
  • What your working week will look like :

    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm with 30 minutes for lunch

    Paid hours per week :

    35 (term time plus one week)

    Hourly Rate :

    £5.00 per hour for first 6 months. £6.00 per hour after 6 months in role and successful completion of set milestones in job role and apprenticeship programme.

    Expected Duration :

    18 month programme (term-time plus two weeks)

    Possible Start Date :

    Immediate start

    Desired Qualifications :

    We require someone who is educated to GCSE standard English and Maths grade 4 (or above), or functional skills level 2 in English and Maths.

    Where a Primary Goal apprenticeship can take you :

  • This is a great opportunity for you to develop skills that will enhance your career in IT
  • With a Primary Goal apprenticeship, you will gain the knowledge to be able to move into a technical or curriculum-focused role.
  • The opportunities are immense!

  • We also offer a progressive step in some cases, onto our level 4 network engineer apprenticeship programme.
  • So, what are you waiting for? Apply today, because tomorrow is your future!
  • PLEASE NOTE that we will require a copy of your personal CV.

    Disability Confident : Primary Goal is committed to being a Disability Confident Training Provider, and as such will make reasonable adjustments required for the interview.

    Please discuss any requirements which you may have with the Recruitment Team.

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