Anglesey Primary School

Level 3 Infrastructure Technician Apprentice - 19538

Employer:

Anglesey Primary School

Training Provider:

QA LIMITED

Annual wage £18,065.00
36.5 hours per week Based upon a rota of hours working between 7.30am and 5.30pm. Shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 15 months
start: 24 February 2020
Birmingham
Advanced(level 3)
Infrastructure technician Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
10 February 2020 (application closing date)
This is a fantastic opportunity to become a key member in the ICT team whilst studying for an accredited apprenticeship qualification in IT. The opportunity is within a vibrant and nurturing school community, where children are given the skills to become, inquisitive, resilient, independent learners.

Responsibilities

Their curriculum provides a range of creative, challenging and inspiring experiences for all. This equips their children with the life skills to be happy.

Main role and key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the provision of ICT support in all areas of the school and for partner
  • Repair and maintenance of all Desktop and Laptop PC’s
  • Assistance with network installations and configuration
  • Providing support for students and staff in the use of ICT
  • Maintenance of Health and Safety issues related to the use of ICT
  • The maintenance and improvement of the ICT equipment used in the school
  • The monitoring of legal implications relating to the use of ICT within the school
  • The provision of in class support for ICT lessons or lessons using ICT in the school
  • To ensure that at all times ICT facilities are fully functional and secure
  • To contribute to the development of ICT and its use within the school
  • To undertake the necessary training associated with the post
  • To train other staff
  • Maintenance of existing PCs and Laptops including the installation of all appropriate software
  • Assistance with the maintenance and development of a school wide network
  • Deliver and set up of portable ICT equipment as required by staff
  • Installation and maintenance of Whiteboard technology and other technological equipment associated with teaching and learning
  • Provide support to classroom teachers during lessons including working with students and the delivery of some technical parts of lessons
  • Provide support for students in out of hours classes/extra-curricular time
  • To contribute to provide of physical security measures to protect against loss of equipment
  • To provide support for the in-service training of staff
  • To provide support for the development of the school website through liaison with all areas of the school and the Network Manager
  • To provide support for the wider community of the school including feeder primaries and adult partner groups as directed
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by the Headteacher or his delegate
  • To ensure that all ICT systems within the school are installed and operated safely and to remove from use any such equipment that is deemed to be unsafe to use
  • To work proactively to ensure that equipment is protected from damage or misuse and to be vigilant in spotting unsafe or dangerous equipment and to take appropriate action
  • To adhere to the ethos of the school
  • To promote the agreed vision and aims of the school
  • To set an example of personal integrity and professionalism
  • Attendance at appropriate staff meetings and parents evenings
  • Any other duties as commensurate within the grade in order to ensure the smooth running of the school

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. 

Reality Check

Benefits: 

  • Holidays: [Up to 5 years’ service 29 plus 8 statutory]
  • 5 years plus service 32 plus 8 statutory
  • 10 years plus service 34 plus 8 statutory

Sick Pay: 

During 1st year of service: 

  • 1 month's full pay or (after completing 4 months service) 2 months half pay 

During 2nd year of service: 

  • 2 months full pay and 2 months half pay

During 3rd year of service:  

  • 4 months full pay and 4 months half pay

During 4th and 5th years of service: 

  • 5 months full pay and 5 months half pay

After 5 years' service: 

  • 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay

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. 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Some experience is desired 
  • Good communicator with pupils, teachers and key stakeholders all interacting.
  • Being able to work confidently with minimal supervision
  • Able to be flexible to work in line with job hours covering the working day in school. We would like to cover the IT provision in school between the hours of 7.30am and 5.30pm so there will be a need for a split shift system in the future 
  • Confident working in a small team 

Qualities Required

  • The opportunity is within a vibrant and nurturing school community, where children are given the skills to become, inquisitive, resilient, independent learners
  • A passion and interest for IT

Qualifications Required

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades 7-4/A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and maths (or equivalents) at grade 3/D or above. 

Training Provided

  • Level 3 - Infrastructure technician standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

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