ICT Technical Support Apprentice Hazlegrove Prep School

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a small, friendly IT team at a well-established and respected school. The role will include a wide variety of tasks including hardware, software and installation.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00 - £260.63

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 08.30-17.00 (1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role involves providing front line support to all IT users within the school. Main duties will include:

  • Dealing with staff and students in a professional manner
  • Providing end user support
  • Building and installing hardware or software
  • Installing and maintaining servers
  • System management
  • High level internet security
  • Networking and multi-site technology
  • Back up and data security.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Technically minded with some IT experience
  • Good time management
  • Good communication skills, both face to face and over the telephone
  • Able to work well both in a team and on solo projects, managing their own time effectively.

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in IT
  • Eager to learn
  • Flexibility
  • Able to work to a deadline and under pressure
  • Professional presentation.

Qualifications required

  •  5 GCSE's A*-C/ 4-9 grade (including English and maths) or equivalent.

Future prospects

For the right candidate there may be the opportunity to progress to a permanent full-time position.

Things to consider

The successful candidate will ideally need to have a full driving licence (or be working towards) as there may be the requirement to travel between different sites in the local area. Applications will be considered as they are submitted and it is therefore encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

About the employer

Hazlegrove School Sparkford Somerset BA22 7JA Hazlegrove Preparatory School is part of the King’s School, Bruton Foundation. Hazlegrove School is a co-educational Prep School with a pupil role of around 361. Based around an 18th century house and set in 200 acres of parkland, the school enjoys outstanding facilities. It is situated close to Sparkford just off the A303 and approximately seven miles north of Yeovil. Further details of the School can be found by visiting our website: www.hazlegrove.co.uk Hazlegrove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Hazlegrove Prep School


Hazlegrove House


BA22 7JA

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Training provider

  • National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) – achieved through the tasks you do at work, NVQs are proof of your ability and practical skills.
  • Functional Skills - general skills that are used in every job, such as Communication and Application of Number.
  • Technical Certificates – designed to improve your knowledge and understanding of specific topics related to your trade.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities – a workbook for you to do to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee, and your employer’s responsibilities towards you.

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College


Serena Foreman 01935845392 apprenticeships@yeovil.ac.uk

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017