Erasmus Darwin Academy

IT Infrastructure Apprentice (33965) - Advanced (Level 3)

Erasmus Darwin Academy (Employer)

The Growth Company (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £134.38
31.25 hours per week 8.00am - 2.45pm Monday - Friday
18 months (duration)
16 August 2021(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
6 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity for someone to develop skills and a career in IT in an Education environment. Erasmus Darwin Academy are looking for an IT infrastructure Technician Apprentice to join their team.


This role will involve:

  • Support all staff and students in the use of information technology
  • Spend time in the community of schools to help maintain the ict equipment
  • Respond to ‘call outs’ from staff or from the community of schools
  • Carry out basic electrical testing of computer and audio-visual equipment in accordance with health and safety requirements
  • Carry out routine maintenance and repair of computer and audio-visual equipment, including replacement of consumables and cleaning
  • Help with the installation of data projectors, computers, peripherals and software
  • Assist with the training of staff in the use of ict
  • Respond positively to changes in ict development for the benefit of the school
  • Help maintain internet facilities and other learning technology for curriculum use
  • Produce and present support materials for staff and students
  • Assist the ict technician
  • Assist the ict technician and network support officer in providing support to other

What you could go on to do:

A future career in IT:

How you will be supported:

Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role..

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Future Prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • The ability to communicate complex technical issues simply and effectively to a diverse range of audiences
  • The ability to work effectively with, relate to and earn the trust of support staff, teaching staff, senior management and young people
  • A team player
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Good practical ICT skills with underpinning knowledge and understanding

Qualities Required

  • Customer focused
  • Has a friendly yet professional and respectful approach which demonstrates support and shows mutual respect
  • Open, honest and an active listener
  • Takes responsibility and accountability
  • Committed to the needs of the pupils, parents and other stakeholders and challenge barriers and blocks to providing an effective service
  • Demonstrates a “can do” attitude including suggesting solutions, participating, trusting and encouraging others and achieving expectations
  • Is committed to the provision and improvement of quality service provision
  • Is adaptable to change/embraces and welcomes change
  • Acts with pace and urgency being energetic, enthusiastic and decisive
  • Communicates effectively
  • Has the ability to learn from experiences and challenges
  • Is committed to the continuous development of self and others by keeping up to date and sharing knowledge, encouraging new ideas, seeking new opportunities and challenges, open to ideas and developing new skills

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Maths and English A-C / 9-4 (or the equivalent)

Training Provided

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 qualification, Infrastructure Technician.

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