IT Teachers Technology Apprentice
Primary Goal
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
20h 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 Whitehall Primary School where you will gain valuable experience and a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification.

    We pride ourselves on the support we give 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 :

    Whitehall Primary School is a positive school and uses a number of encouraging strategies to ensure that children feel safe, settled and valued and ready to learn.

    This is supported by the awareness of learning styles so that their children can access the curriculum in a variety of ways.

    They want their children to enjoy learning and to encourage them to become lifelong learners and citizens of the world.

    They are proud to hold National Healthy Schools Status and were the first school in Europe to be awarded EMAS status for their work in promoting recycling and other environment-saving strategies.

    What you will be doing :

  • Resolve problems associated with operating systems, networks, software, hardware, printers etc.
  • Service desk support- diagnosis of IT issues and supporting users remotely using remote connection tools.
  • Installation of new software and hardware
  • Maintain and fix other computing equipment
  • Assist in system upgrades and system maintenance
  • Liaise with third party suppliers such as Internet Service Providers and vendors
  • Support with technology asset management
  • Replace and supply of printer consumables - stock control of consumables and re-ordering
  • Provide support with mobile devices used by staff and within the curriculum
  • In co-operation with teachers, they will also support the teaching of computing and the embedding of technology across the curriculum by preparing relevant materials and working alongside pupils, parents and teachers.
  • This might also involve running extra-curricular activities such as coding clubs, mini-geek squad, Minecraft club and Lego club.

  • The apprentice will be based full time on-site responsible for the lower-level IT issues that arise, supported by Primary Goal and IT Staff / IT Company working within the school.
  • The training you'll be provided with :

  • Comprehensive digital pre-apprenticeship induction programme (including health and safety, safeguarding, PREVENT, technical and curriculum specifics)
  • Level 3 Infrastructure Technician apprenticeship standard (Networking and Architecture, Mobile and Operating Systems & Security, Cloud Services, Coding and Logic, Business Processes)
  • e-learning training materials
  • Specialist vendor and technical certificates
  • Access to practice labs to develop technical competency
  • 12 training days with Tablet Academy (specialist technology curriculum partner)
  • Curriculum knowledge base (lesson plans, resources etc)
  • Monthly assessor visits and competency checks
  • Support desk (technical, curriculum and pastoral)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills and Key Skills development
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities module
  • As one of our apprentices, you will also have access to our online portal that will provide you with information and technical guidance, as well as links to the helpdesk to speak to technicians who can give real-time advice and support!
  • What we are looking for :

  • We want someone who has a true passion for technology
  • Someone who feels confident using hardware, software and other technical devices
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with children / young people is desirable!
  • Someone with a passion to learn with enthusiasm and motivation to achieve success
  • An apprentice who loves helping others and enjoys working with people of all ages
  • Someone who is committed to complete the full apprenticeship programme
  • An apprentice with the ability to work well in a team and independently using their own initiative
  • What your working week will look like :

    Monday to Friday, 8 : 30am to 3 : 30pm with a 1-hour lunch break

    Salary : £4.15 per hour

    £4.15 per hour

    Duration of your apprenticeship :

    Start date : ASAP

    ASAP

    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.

    What you need to consider :

  • The role involves working with children / young people
  • 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.

    When completing your CV, please consider the job description and the role you are applying for.

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

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

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