IT Apprenticeship - The Howard Academy Trust THE HOWARD ACADEMY TRUST

The holder of this post is expected to carry out the professional duties of an IT Apprentice as described below, as circumstances may require and in accordance with the Trust’s policies under the direction of the Head of IT. The post-holder is required to fully support the vision, ethos and policies of the Trust. You will repair school owned equipment or arrange repair of equipment with 3rd parties and ensure appropriate security is maintained.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Full-time. Shifts to be discussed on interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support school owned technology
  • Support school users to meet the academic, pastoral and administration needs of the school or schools
  • Installation of software
  • Enrolling devices
  • To repair school owned equipment or arrange repair of equipment with 3rd parties
  • Ensure appropriate security is maintained
  • Password resets for school systems
  • Help maintain accurate user accounts and permissions for on prem services
  • Monitoring and updating of Trust wide helpdesk queries
  • Checking of equipment to ensure
  • Adherence and promotion of school and Trust policy
  • Undertake training where required
  • Assisting with strategic alignment

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

  • 18 months expected duration to complete, working towards your Level 3 Information Communication Technician qualification (All learning is delivered online/ remote). 
  • Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 3rd best UK training provider)
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time role to be considered upon completion on apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

The Howard Academy Trust started in Autumn 2015 and continues to grow. As a Trust, we currently comprise of Medway secondary and primary schools, with future growth plans extending into North Kent. Our overarching aim and vision is for our member schools to deliver an outstanding education for children and young people. We endeavour to ensure that all our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and opportunities.




South Side Three Road



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Training provider



Owen MacKinnon

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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