Job Summary
  • Salary
    £11700 Yearly
  • Location
    Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Sector
    IT Level 4
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    9th March 2018
  • Employer Name
    St Thomas More Catholic Upper School
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.7 Miles
    • 10 Minutes
  • Address
    Tyne Crescent, Bedford MK41 7UL, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

Are you someone that has already done a level 3 IT apprenticeship and are now looking for that next move? Would you like to put your experience to the test whilst progressing through your level 4 apprenticeship? Look no further. Apply here!

Main duties and responsibilities

To assist in the implementation of the school’s ICT strategy by undertaking the following under the direction of the ICT Technical Coordinator:

a) Maintaining the school computer networks, ensuring network servers are backed up as specified in the school’s ICT policy.

b) Ensuring staff and students have access to internet and intranet sites and set up
E-mail accounts.

c) Carrying out minor repairs to equipment where there is no maintenance contract.

d) Referral of serious technical and support problems to both the ICT Technical Coordinator and appropriate technical/support facility, to ensure the quick resolution of faults.

e) Installation of software and hardware including the updating of drivers and anti virus software.

f) To set up user accounts for staff and students in accordance with the school’s policies.

g) To adjust and safeguard VDUs and other computer equipment, ensuring health and safety requirements are met as directed.

h) To be responsible for quoting for ICT hardware, software and consumables.

i) Maintenance of the hardware asset register.

j) To be responsible for loaning of equipment to teaching and support staff, ensuring its correct use and that it is returned within agreed timescales.

k) To maintain user and departmental documentation.

2. To ensure the security of the computer room(s) and equipment.

3. To set up equipment for use by teaching staff.

4. To provide ICT support to staff and students via direction from staff and solving day-to-day ICT problems.

5. To be familiar with the requirements of Data Protection legislation and to ensure compliance with it.

6. To maintain confidentiality at all times in respect of school-related matters and to prevent disclosure of confidential and sensitive information.

7. To undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibility as may be required.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

  1. Knowledge of Microsoft packages
  2. Understanding of Networking principles
  3. Understanding of Servers
  4. Communication skills

Personal Qualities

  1. Organised
  2. Motivated
  3. Passionate

Future Prospects

Full time permanent position available for the right candidate.

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


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend your local academy for a day release basis ever week for 46 weeks structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer.

Assessment of the Competence component (Edexcel) will be carried out in the workplace over the full duration of the program. The assessor will visit the apprentices in the workplace at-least once every 6-8 weeks to gather evidence. Your training will consist of:

• Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals (QCF).
• City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma for ICT Professional.
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable).

On completion of your apprenticeship, you will be awarded with a City and Guilds L4 Diploma for ICT Professionals and a L4 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals.

Qualification Gained

Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)