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Cambridge Regional College are recruiting on the behalf of Meridian Trust, an expanding Academies Trust for their site based at Nene Park Academy. Meridian Trust are seeking passionate, technically IT minded individual to join their IT Department, enabling you to complete a qualification whilst gaining a wealth of experience along the way!

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday between 8am - 4pm. Friday 8am - 3.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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
  • 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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Information Communication Technician Level 3.

The successful applicant will work with Meridian Trust, in conjunction with Cambridge Regional College to gain the above qualification through consistent assessment and training on the job.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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.

There is potential of permanent positions within the Trust upon the successful completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship, although this is not guaranteed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Any other two (Grade 4/C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C and above) Essential

Things to consider

This post is based in a school environment, therefore enhanced DBS checks, among other pre-employment clearances will need to be carried out before you will be able to start at work. You must be able to support our policy on the welfare and safeguarding of children. This role may involve lifting of computers and computer equipment so a reasonable level of physical fitness is required. You will need to be an enthusiastic and motivational person with a passion for IT to provide great customer service. The Role requires you to travel between multiple school sites, so a driving licence and suitable means of transport is preferred.

About the employer

Description Tell us about the organisation- max 500 characters Meridian Trust exists to provide, support, and champion high-quality education at the heart of local communities. As members of the Meridian Trust family, academies aim to unite their pupils, families, and other local stakeholders around this common purpose to share experience and resources, to improve standards and to maximise its contribution to the wider community. We hope that you will choose to apply to become part of our family.


Meridian Trust


Oundle Road

Orton Longueville



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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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