IT Apprentice

Type: Apprentice
Region: West Midlands

IT Apprentice

“Ensuring an excellent level of teaching and learning through the use of ICT”

Grade/SCP: SRS Band 1 SCP 2 – 3

Salary: £22,366 – £22,737 Full time annual salary

Contract: 2 year fixed term contract

Location: Blessed Robert Sutton Catholic Voluntary Academy, Bluestone Lane, Stapenhill, Burton-on-Trent, DE15 9SD.

Your responsibilities:

Provide an excellent level of customer service to our Trust’s staff and students.

IT systems support across a cluster of schools.

Support an active ITIL based helpdesk.

Support a wide range of hardware and software solutions across a variety of teaching and learning environments.

Be part of large and exciting new IT projects across the Trust and in your cluster of schools.

What are we looking for?

Customer Service – Teaching and learning is at the forefront of everything we do. We provide a warm and friendly service to staff and students.

Fast Learner – ICT and education moves at a rapid pace. We need to keep up with this to give our students the best chance of success.

Enthusiastic – We want people who come in every day ready to excel and push themselves as part of the team.

Due to the nature of the role certain tasks may need to be undertaken out of hours and at weekends a certain level of flexibility is required.

The role will support a cluster of Trust academies, providing advice and technical support, therefore some travel across the Trust may be required.

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this role, please visit the vacancies page on our website via the link below. All applications must be submitted via the website.

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Please note that the closing date may be brought forward depending upon interest.

Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first-class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

To find out why you should come and join our team, click on the link to our ‘Why work with us?’ brochure.

A summary of our fantastic benefits are as follows:

Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.

Genuine opportunities for career progression – with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.

Professional assistance – you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.

Pension – automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.

Terms and Conditions – we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

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