IT Apprentice with North Leamington School .

North Leamington School Leamington Spa

Working in a large successful secondary school you will undertake a range of varied duties in IT alongside other members of the IT team. You will be responsible for resolving routine IT issues that emerge within the school as well as contributing to new programmes, planned works and projects. We have a first class commitment to developing individuals and working with others to reach their full potential. We would love you to come and join us!

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship IT

  • GMFJ Reference
    135393
  • Wages
    Competitive
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    23/06/2021
  • Start Date
    23/08/2021

  • Location
    Leamington Spa
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT
  • Employment Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    North Leamington School

Description of Opportunity

Salary / Grade: Salary per annum is consistent with Warwickshire County Council Rates:

Over 23 - £17,201.71

21-22 - £16,139.88

18-20 - £12,664.78

u18 - £8919.41

Purpose of Job: To undertake a range of duties in IT alongside other members of the IT team. To resolve routine IT issues that emerge within the school as well as contributing to new programmes, planned works and projects.


  • Support our user base of 1500 students, 200 staff and external users via telephone, ticketing system and e-mails
  • Office 365 console administration
  • Problem solve IT tasks and manage workflow in an organised manner within a fast paced environment
  • Work in a flexible and adaptable way to ensure IT requests are undertake in order of priority working with the IT team collaboratively to achieve this
  • Offer a friendly and approachable IT service to staff members and students using effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Work on the cabling, connectivity and physical network
  • Active Directory administration: create new user accounts, amend permissions, and reset network and applications passwords
  • Perform various stock check requests as advised by senior’s requests
  • Meet and greet our user base. Perform scheduled appointments and tasks
  • Contribute to North Leamington School’s IT provision that is constantly striving to evolving its effectiveness services and provisions, to provide better access to information and technology for the school staff and students
  • Take ownership of the tasks and projects set out by the line manager
  • Meet all learning commitments of the apprenticeship qualification as directed by your line manager and the apprenticeship provider. Assigned qualifications, associated study and an end point assessment must be completed. This includes presentations, portfolios, units of assessment and potentially exams
  • Understand the importance of managing both professional and learning responsibilities
  • Carry out duties and any ad hoc requests that are reported by staff and students, with accuracy and professionalism


General Requirements:

All school staff are expected to:

  • Maintain confidentiality according to organisation and legal requirements
  • Uphold school policies, routines and codes of conduct as set out in the staff handbook or other documentation made available to staff
  • Undertake other such reasonable duties as may be required from time to time
  • Work towards and support the school’s vision and objectives
  • Be aware of, and follow the Child Protection Policy
  • Support and contribute to the school’s responsibility for safeguarding students
  • Work within the school’s Health and Safety Policy to ensure a safe working environment for staff, students and visitors
  • Work within the school’s Diversity Policy to promote equal opportunity for all students and staff, both current and prospective
  • Maintain high professional standards of attendance, punctuality, appearance, conduct, and positive, courteous relations with students, parents and colleagues
  • Engage actively in the performance review process
  • Show a willingness to undertake training and professional development either in house or externally

For more information about this vacancy please contact BPP Professional Apprenticeships on 0203 131 5165 (Ref ID: 135393)

Essential:

  • Good Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • GCSE Maths and English at A*-C
  • BTEC L3 or A Level qualified
  • Focuses on People considering the people affected, internally and externally. It’s about treating people fairly and improving the lives of those receiving IT services
  • Works Collaboratively helping each other, developing relationships, and understanding other people’s roles. Working together with colleagues, partners, and customers to earn their respect, and get the best results
  • Communicates Effectively is about how we talk, write and engage with others. Using simple, clear, and open language to establish positive relationships with others and how you listen and make yourself open to conversation
  • Continuous Improvement to get better every day, asking “what went well?” and “what could have gone better for next time” and “what have we learnt”
  • Desirable:
  • Focuses on Results ambitious and achieving. Orienting towards the end product and considering the effect of the IT service. Making the right impact, having the right result and changing things for the better
  • Takes Ownership being proactive and owning our personal objectives. Seizing opportunities, driving excellence, engaging with the school’s priorities and furthering professional development
  • Knowledge of different types of computer and operating systems

Maths & English GCSE Grade A*-C alongside A Level or BTEC L3

As an Infrastructure Technician with BPP, you will complete the Infrastructure Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you will achieve the CompTIA A+ certification.

This programme is delivered through a combination of online teaching, coaching and workplace development, in addition to a range of other sessions to ensure that you progress as a well-rounded Infrastructure Technician.

  • Able to work under pressure, remain calm and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail to ensure accuracy
  • Good Communication Skills- Building good relationships
  • Organisational Skills- The ability to manage your own workload and to work to team and project deadlines
  • Teamwork and Cooperation- The ability to work flexibly in a team and contribute to a supportive work environment
  • Adaptability and flexibility- work in fluid, fast-paced and exciting environments


The ultimate aim of the Academy would be if the job role allowed for a further apprenticeship qualification choice to be an option, whilst not mandatory. Also at the end of the first apprenticeship, the opportunity of being offered a permanent position to the post holder if they were successful in both their L3 and employment on the job.
Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s). BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and wellbeing. Please contact us at apprenticeshipapplications@bpp.com if you have any queries or would like more information.

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