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Apprentice IT Technician Christ The King College

We are looking for a motivated individual with an interest in and passion for Information Technology and the desire to achieve a professionally recognised qualification in IT. The successful candidate will work in a vibrant large Secondary School alongside the Senior IT Technician(s), supporting students and staff with their IT needs.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    access to Local Government Pension Scheme with 23.5% Employer Contribution and a comprehensive Staff Benefit Package, including retail discounts, Cycle to Work Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme

  • Working week

    37 hours per week/ 52 weeks per year Normal Working hours: 8.15am to 4.15pm Mon – Thur; 8.15am to 3.45pm Fri (this includes 30 minutes unpaid break)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Under the guidance and support from the Senior IT Technician(s) develop your IT skills in line with your apprenticeship program.
  • Receive training from your apprenticeship provider, undertake apprenticeship coursework and other work required by your apprenticeship provider.
  • Provide 1st line IT support to staff and students
  • Provide IT support to users and ensure all jobs are logged within the Helpdesk System (Every)
  • Ensure that the IT equipment is fully functioning and perform regular maintenance on IT equipment as directed. Setting up new machines, swapping faulty devices, carry out fault-finding, repair equipment where possible and organise external repairs where
  • Help to ensure the smooth running of all computer equipment within the College and responding to urgent IT issues.
  • Assist in keeping an accurate equipment register of all valuable resources within the ICT area and carrying out the Portable Appliance Testing and security marking of equipment as appropriate.
  • Assist in supporting the College’s audio visual systems and solving projector, interactive televisions and whiteboard issues, including all school events such as open and parent evenings.
  • Ensuring that systems and software are implemented in line with the College’s IT policy and be aware of and advise your line manager on all Health and Safety matters relating
    to IT.

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

You will complete the Level 3 Information Communications Technician qualification. Training will be provided 'on the job' in College, supported by your mentor in school and The Apprentice and Training Partnership.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Level 3 qualification will provide you with opportunities to progress further in the IT industry. Within College, it provides the opportunity to progress to the position of IT Technician or Senior IT Technician, and with further qualifations to a Network Manager role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Christ the King College is a joint Church of England and Catholic College on the Isle of Wight, providing a Christian education underpinned by Gospel values a. It operates under the auspices of both the Church of England and Catholic Dioceses of Portsmouth. The school has over 1,100 students on roll, including a Sixth Form College of about 200 students. It is a well-established comprehensive school, which is well supported by parents and highly respected in the community.


Christ The King College


Wellington Road


PO30 5QT


Kathrin Williams

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please register on our FaceEd Recruitment site to complete the online application process. We are only able to accept applications submitted via the College's recruitment site. You are able to attach a CV to your online application. Please ensure that you use the 'Additional Information' section to provide us with your personal statement/letter of application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022