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Apprenticeship summary

The role of IT Apprentice will involve working across a number of different areas including:

  • Help desk support
  • Monitoring, diagnosing, repairing and recording breakdowns
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Carrying out routine maintenance work

Further Information:

  • Salary £7,529 per annum in the first year (£3.90 per hour – National Minimum Wage for Apprentices) – rising in the second year to age related National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage (currently £4.35 to £8.31 per hour dependent on age)
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 32 days’ annual leave per year including public holidays

Start date - as soon as possible.

For an informal chat please contact Bobby Wallace, Group IT Manager on (01664) 504802.

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • High level of accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Along with a good level of IT skills including Microsoft Office software, you will be able to manage your own workload and respond swiftly to tight deadlines

Personal qualities

  • A team player
  • Be able to use your own initiative

About the employer


The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one preschool; with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.

Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

The MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools.  The central team are based at offices within John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray.

Apprenticeship Framework:Infrastructure technician
Location:Melton Mowbray
Weekly Wage: £144.30
Working Week: Monday-Friday - hours TBC.
Apprenticeship duration: 2 years
Possible start date: 03-06-2019
Level: Advanced

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