ICT Apprentice Hempshill Hall Primary School

Hempshill Hall Primary School is offering a fantastic opportunity for a candidate wishing to start their career as an ICT apprentice. If you demonstrate a keen interest in ICT and enjoy working with children, this varied and unique apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm 35 hours.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This varied and fast paced role will involve supporting teachers and staff in all ICT related queries, setting up ICT equipment for lessons, assisting pupils in lessons and once trained running ICT lunch and after school clubs. The role requires someone interested in, and knowledgeable about ICT, with good problem solving and interpersonal skills. Due to the nature of this role, it would require someone that enjoys working with children and with the ability to work flexibly and responsively.

Duties included within the role :

  • Setting up equipment in classrooms
  • Assisting with hardware and technical issues - reporting to the head of IT
  • Setting up and maintaining IT equipment, including PCs, netbooks iPads, cabling, printers
  • Assisting teachers in IT lessons and assisting pupils logging on to the computers etc
  • User support / mentoring teachers and assisting with the electronic diary
  • Managing the paperless system/ scanning and archiving
  • Debugging
  • Running lunch and afterschool ICT clubs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be able to demonstrate both written and verbal communication skills as well as strong IT skills and problem solving.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the information technology industry, with a willingness to learn and a can do attitude.
  • Enjoy working with children and demonstrate a confident and outgoing personality.
  • The ability to communicate at all levels, in particular, with non-technical users, showing consideration and providing explanations in terms they can understand.
  • The ability to remain focused and take a logical approach to solving problems.
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of Microsoft operating systems.
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint - Office 2013 and Office 365).

Qualifications required

  • A* - D Maths, English and ICT GCSE (or equivalent) desirable but not essential.
  • Candidate will be required to meet minimum levels of requirement through computer based assessments.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Candidate must be available to start as soon as possible. Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidate will require a DBS check. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Hempshill Hall opened in 1973 with 48 pupils and two teachers. Over the years it has been extended and developed to provide an outstanding learning environment. All classes have access to large practical areas. There is a hall, a large conservatory and a library. The Early Years unit was developed to provide superb indoor and outdoor facilities for our youngest learners


Hempshill Hall Primary School


Armstrong Road



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Training provider

Intermediate Apprenticeship in information and Communications Technology - 12 months • Diploma in ICT Professional Competence - Level 2 • Award in ICT Systems and Principles - Level 2 • Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT Level 1 This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. Depending on your training you will need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and day release which will be confirmed at enrolment.

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Jenni Walker

Other information


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on business@centralnottingham.ac.uk

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Sep 2017