IT Apprentice Job in Broadstairs at Bradstow School –

Job Description

School: Bradstow School

Post Held: IT Apprentice

Salary Scale: Apprenticeship

Hours: 37 hours a week – All Year Round

To Whom Responsible: Senior Design and ICT Technician

Aim of the Post

To provide IT support across the School, including but not limited to; supporting with email,

passwords and supporting users; troubleshooting on School devices including PCs,

Laptops and phones; supporting the setup of virtual meetings and conferences.

Duties Comprise:

  • Provide 1st line End User Support (via phone, chat, email or in person) covering all

Microsoft Windows PCs, MS Office, Office 365, Macs, iPhones/iPads, Printers,

Phones and School related devices.

  • Responsible for installation and configuration of computer systems, detecting

hardware and software problems, and solving technical issues.

  • “Building” School computers by installing relevant software to specification including

laptops and towers.

  • Log jobs and encourage the use of the IT ticketing system
  • Monitor the Support email mailbox and contact end users where needed
  • Keep hardware and software inventory and asset log
  • Any other duties commensurate with grade as directed by Line Manager or Senior


  • To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the

Children’s Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and

safeguarding children and young people.

  • To ensure that the line manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any

concerns which the worker may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child


This job description may be amended at any time after discussion with you.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

1) No formal qualifications are required for this post. However if you do not already

have the equivalent of GCSE A*-C Maths and English you will be required to

complete Functional Skills Level 2 for these subjects.

2) Commitment to learning and completing the Level 3 Information Communication

Technician apprenticeship.

3) Experience working in technology (for example as work experience, in school,

home projects or as a volunteer) is desirable

4) Any experience in a customer facing role or supporting people remotely would be



5) Understanding of technology, any experience within this is desirable.

Abilities and Skills

6) Ability to work closely within a small team

7) Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

8) Able to seek assistance when needed.

This role will provide the successful candidate with a career enhancing apprenticeship,

however there is not currently a permanent vacancy after the apprenticeship.

Working at Bradstow can be both physically and mentally demanding. In order to

be able to cope with this stress, candidates must be both physically and

emotionally robust.

Candidates are shortlisted according to these stated criteria. Please list each supporting

statement according to the numbers above.

About the Company

Company: Bradstow School –

Company Location:  Broadstairs

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