Plumpton College

IT Apprentice

Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
National Minimum Wage for Apprenticeships
07 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Job Level
IT / Computing
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College

Could you be our new IT Apprentice?

This is a great opportunity to learn on the job and gain a Level 2 IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional Apprenticeship

We are looking to recruit an IT apprentice on a 14-month fixed term contract who will be joining our team at an exciting time as we continue to evolve and modernise our IT systems. The IT apprentice is an entry-level IT job for those wishing to work within an educational establishment. Duties will include routine 1st line IT support to staff and students at the college under supervision from senior IT staff. There is also opportunity to work on exciting transformational IT projects within the department. This role also offers day release to attend classes at Sussex Downs College in Lewes to work towards a Level 2 IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional Apprenticeship

The ideal candidate will be hardworking, enthusiastic and committed to completing the apprenticeship and earning a formal qualification.  This role would suit an individual who enjoys dealing with a variety of technical problems and who is responsible and able to work in a busy team.

The rates of pay for this role will be based on the national minimum wage for apprenticeships:

Year 1: £4.00 per hour.

Year 2:

Under 18 £4.20 per hour, Age 18-20 £5.90 per hour, Age 21-24 £7.38 per hour, Age 25+ £7.83 per hour

You can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as upto 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, staff discounts and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: 12th April 2019

Interviews will be held: w/c 15th April 2019

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