IT and Publishing Apprentice Poynton High School

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven individual to develop their career working as an IT and Publishing Apprentice for Poynton High School.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday - 8am-4pm Friday - 8am-3.30pm 30mins lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role will give the successful candidate exposure to a whole range of different IT and publishing duties and responsibilities.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing desktop support
  • Website development
  • Providing software and hardware support
  • Providing sim support
  • Desktop publishing
  • Operating reprographics machine
  • Monitoring and maintaining social media

You will be required to work with systems including, but not limited to:

  • Windows 7 and 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Communicate effectively with staff and students of various abilities and ages
  • Ability to work on your own as well as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Professional and polite
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Passionate about IT
  • Mature attitude to work
  • Warm and confident nature
  • Take pride in your work

Qualifications required

  • GCSE in English and Maths Grades A-C or equivalent
  • GCSE in ICT Grades A-C or equivalent (desirable)

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship candidates will be encouraged to apply for relevant vacancies.

Things to consider

DSB check required (paid for by the School) High levels of confidentiality required in this role Safeguarding training will be required

About the employer

Poynton High School and Performing Arts College is an 11-18 school providing high quality education to the communities of Poynton, Disley, Adlington and Pott Shrigley and is consistently one of the highest achieving schools in the North West.


Poynton High School


Yew Tree Lane


SK12 1PU

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) (QCF)
  • Employee rights and responsibilities
  • Functional skills (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

IT Application Specialist

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College


Maxim Business Training 01625 410000

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2017