Job Summary
  • Salary
    £7215 Yearly
  • Location
    Peterborough, East
  • Sector
    Infrastructure Technician Level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    17th September 2018
  • Employer Name
    Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust
  • Distance from academy
    • 3.0 Miles
    • 7 Minutes
  • Address
    Oundle Road, Orton Longueville, Peterborough PE2 7EA, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join an ever-evolving IT team in Cambridgeshire’s largest Academy trust. Passion for IT? Possess the skills and qualities to grow as part of an exciting team within one of Cambridge Meridian Academies leading schools? Apply Now!

Your role is to work in the IT Support team to assist the staff and students across the Academy Trust providing a professional, customer focused service and support. Based on the front desk you will work with the IT helpdesk system to report issues, undertake general admin tasks. Covering a wide variety of IT areas from local and remote user issues, networking and cloud service queries

Your role will be to work with the others in the team to support the staff and students in the everyday use of IT equipment.
Duties would include:
• Providing 1st line support to customers
• Solving projector and interactive whiteboard issues
• Administrative support, including filing, word processing and reprographics work and data input.
• To liaise with students, families and staff on behalf of CMAT .
• Setting up new machines and swapping faulty laptops
• Editing user accounts
• To assist the arrangement of routine in-school activities such as staff school photographs, student induction and presentation evenings.
• Installing and configuring software
• Installing computers in new IT suites
• Configuring network devices
• Responding to urgent IT issues around the site
• Ensuring that systems and software are implemented in line with the Trust’s IT policy

PLEASE NOTE: Do not contact the employer directly as this will result in your application being rejected, all applications must go through 3aaa. Full training will be delivered as required and please note that if a suitable candidate is found the vacancy may close early.

Working Week

8:00am – 4:30pm (Can be flexible if transport is an issue) Including a 45 minute lunch break.


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).

Desired Skills

  1. • Effective communication, both written and verbal
  2. • Problem solving techniques
  3. • Flexible and pro-active attitude towards work

Personal Qualities

  1. • The successful candidate will be technically minded, a problem solver and be able to work independently as well as within a team.
  2. • Fluent in English

Future Prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills in a new environment with enterprise level equipment. They will be able to take on further responsibilities as they become more experienced and qualified across the Trust. The position is initially offered as a temporary contract until the apprenticeship course ends. If the successful candidate performs well and develops to a satisfactory standard during this time, the contract may be extended or made permanent.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy for 30 days of training across five months featuring structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard – Infrastructure Technician. The qualifications consist of:
• Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
• Knowledge Module 1 - Networking and Architecture
• Knowledge Module 2 - Mobile and Operating Systems
• Knowledge Module 3 - Cloud Services
• Knowledge Module 4 - Coding and Logic
• Knowledge Module 5 - Business Processes
• One vendor certification selected based on your job role and individual capabilities (Typically a Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) certification)
Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

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