IT Systems Support Apprentice, East Sussex

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Beacon AcademyEast Sussex

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Start date: Immediate start available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Full time

September 2019 start Beacon Academy is pleased to be able to offer an opportunity for a suitable candidate to complete a level 3 apprenticeship within its busy and friendly IT Support team. You will be responsible primarily for the maintenance, support and upgrading of ICT equipment, and for logging and resolving software, hardware and network faults. The working environment is interesting, challenging and fast moving. You need to be adaptable and able to think on your feet. It will offer the right candidate the opportunities to gain wide ranging skills and experience across almost all aspects of ICT within an educational setting. In all of the work you undertake you will have the backing of an experienced and supportive team.

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough, on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for the students of Beacon Academy, and for the experienced, loyal, highly-skilled and highly-effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn in a school where leadership, management, behaviour, safeguarding and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy is committed to the development of both its staff and students.

In 2018 we achieved yet another set of outstanding examination results, placing Beacon Academy as the number one school in East Sussex for the second year running under the headline Progress 8 measure and in the top 5.6% of all schools nationwide. Furthermore we are privileged to be a National Teaching School and National Support School, taking a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. Our Headteacher, Ms Robinson is also a designated National Leader of Education, a Consultant Headteacher for East Sussex County Council and a member of the South East Ofsted Reference Group.

The role is for 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 8am -4pm and Friday 8am – 3.30pm, full time. This role is paid at £4.50 per hour.

Deadline for applications: 10am on Friday 20 September 2019

For further details please visit the Youthforce website or contact the Human Resources department on 01892 603078 or Please be advised that we do not accept curriculum vitae.

Beacon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, health checks and satisfactory references.

More about Beacon Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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