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IT Technician Apprentice
37 hours per week
Salary £8295 pa (£4.30 per hour)
We wish to appoint a highly motivated and forward thinking individual to train with us to provide first line technical support to Staff and Students both face to face and via remote. Working within a busy support environment you will be part of our team dealing with technical issues raised through our central Helpdesk and escalate tickets to the Network Manager and the Trust IT Lead when required.
You will need to have good people skills and have an interest in developing your knowledge of Microsoft and Google products. You will learn to be proficient at hardware troubleshooting, configuration and repair skills and gain experience working in a medium to large network environment. Skills required include experience of providing customer service, analytical and problem solving skills and confidence in communicating with people. You will need to be reliable, creative, able to learn new skills quickly and be able to work as part of a team. GCSEs in Maths and English are required and GCSE ICT/Computer Science would be advantageous.
You will be required to attend college to complete an Apprenticeship, one day per week. You will receive on the job training and support that will lead to experience of maintaining and supporting a busy working environment. The challenges you will face and experience you will receive will enable the successful applicant to pursue a career in IT.
An application form and more information can be accessed directly from firstname.lastname@example.org or from www.homewood-school.co.uk.
Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.
Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.
Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.
I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.
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