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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • IT support
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week, full time, all year

Contract type

Fixed term - Apprenticeship 18-21 months

Full-time equivalent salary

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

What skills and experience we're looking for

Tottington High School are currently seeking to appoint an Apprentice ICT Technician who is self-motivated and an organised individual who will have a strong work ethic working alongside a passion for IT as this role provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their IT knowledge and their career.

The ideal applicant will have/be:

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with staff and members of the school community.
  • Team player with the ability to manage their time efficiently and prioritise technical issues to ensure a prompt closure.
  • Flexible approach and ability to work well on their own initiative.
  • Minimum 5 Grades A-C GCSE or equivalent inclusive of Maths and English.
  • Keen interest in IT and keeping abreast of latest developments in technology.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Products, IT Hardware and software.
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply that learning in the workplace.
  • Willingness to work flexibly, encompassing both academic & work environments.

Please see job description and person specification.

Tottington High School is a school with a very clear vision for its future, having recently converted to academy status to be part of the family within The Shaw Education Trust; committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

What the school offers its staff

Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (37 days holiday rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

We know our people are the key to our success and so we’re committed to ensuring the employment experience at Shaw Education Trust is a rewarding one.

Shaw Education Trust are a thriving mix of diverse and growing schools including Primary, Secondary and Special Schools all working together to improve the lives of young people in our communities. We are sponsored by Shaw Trust a charity organisation that focuses on transforming lives. Our schools span from Birmingham to Bury, meaning that we can support students from all walks of life, no matter their background or socioeconomic status. In doing this, we can help ensure all children are able to access a high standard of education, with all being treated equally.

In our secondary schools, we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to curriculum design, to ensure all our schools have breadth and ambition for all pupils, regardless of their starting points and barriers. Standard curriculum models don’t always engage all pupils, so we constantly seek to innovate and provide better opportunities to develop both knowledge and skills for life. We want our pupils to believe their curriculum is bold, exciting, purposeful, and ultimately leads to something meaningful for them. Some examples of our innovation include moving towards an extended school day, to provide a world class enrichment programme and more opportunities for essential skills like reading and cultural capital. We are also introducing a vocational and technical pathways, which run through the normal school curriculum but attract support from leading employers and universities to develops work-readiness in our pupils, so that they can progress onto T Levels and apprenticeships.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Tottington High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
919 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Tottington High School is a secondary academy located in Tottington, Bury, providing high-quality education to pupils aged 11–16 years.

Tottington’s welcoming, lively and innovative school community helps pupils to leave the school as well-rounded individuals with ambition and self-confidence. School staff recognise the potential of all their students and provide opportunities that challenge their abilities, resulting in the school having a good record of consistently achieving impressive academic results coupled with personalised support and guidance; helping every student achieve their full potential – culturally, morally, socially, spiritually as well as academically.

Our Mission Statement states:

“We pledge, through respectful relationships, to ensure all members of our community are supported in taking responsibility for their own learning, to become ‘well-rounded’ and caring individuals, with the skills, attributes, qualifications and experiences to prepare them for their and our futures.”

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