Apprenticeship in IT Technician – Level 3

Apprenticeship in IT Technician – Level 3


Apprenticeship Salary £17,710.84


37 hours a week full year


Fixed term contract 18 months


From August/September 2022


Here at Longhill High School, we have begun a journey to outstanding and we are looking for enthusiastic, determined and inspiring staff to join us. We pride ourselves on having a bespoke staff training programme which supports further development and learning.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking ICT Technician apprentice to join the IT support team at Longhill High School. The team supports a user-base of over 1000, providing Windows clients and a mixed Windows/Linux backend.

We are looking for an individual to join our team:

  • Learn to work independently and show initiative in providing an ICT support service covering a range of hardware, software and peripherals. This includes administration of the network, maintenance of related equipment and other learning resources.
  • Learn to maintain aspects of the school website, database administration and occasional staff training.
  • Learn to work logically and methodically to strict deadlines, as well as being reactive to issues that arise daily.
  • Learn to maintain accurate manual and electronic records relating to all IT resources and work carried out.
  • With excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as a good sense of humour and who is committed to being involved in Longhill High School life.
  • Ideally with prior experience of working in an educational setting and has a minimum Level 2 qualification in the related area or equivalent.
  • To be responsible for the management of warranties relating to ICT equipment in school and learn to take charge of equipment maintenance issues.
  • With a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office/Office 365 and Windows 7/10.
  • With some prior knowledge or experience of Linux and domain administration being an advantage.

In return we can offer you:

  • A welcoming, friendly school with happy, confident children who enjoy learning.
  • Caring and committed staff.
  • A dynamic team willing to train and assist you in your career.

Contact Details


If you would like to discuss the role, please contact;


Harry Pollard


Additional Information


Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CV or resume.


Branching questions can be found in the job pack and are central to your application. In the application form instead of candidates to writing supportive statement on how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the person specification you should answer the branching questions in the job pack.


The school will shortlist for the role based on responses to these questions in addition to further information candidates provide in their employment and educational history.


Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 11th July 2022


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview in the week commencing 18th July 2022


Please read through the job pack for further information about this vacancy

Department Support Staff
Classification Fixed Term 18 months Apprenticeship
Rate Apprenticeship Salary £17,710.84
Hours Full Time
Closing Date July 11, 2022
Closing Time 12:00 am

Job Pack

Please read through the job pack for further information about this vacancy


Enquiries & How to Apply

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Headteacher’s PA


Please return your application by email to: or by post for the attention of Headteacher’s PA, Longhill High School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7FR


Please apply using the support staff application form and answer the branching questions within the job pack in section 5 of the application form.



Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.


Longhill High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.