Kickstart - ICT Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 02 November 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 26 December 2021
Location: Raunds, NN96PA
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000219085

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Nene Education Trust

The ICT Assistant will provide support to facilitate the use of IT systems throughout a school or a Multi Academy Trust. They will assist teaching staff and pupils in dealing with IT-related problems and tackle any issue that may arise.
They will provide front-line technical support to teachers and pupils as needed, assisting with the set-up of online tools such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom. They will support permanent staff in ensuring hardware and software systems are kept updated and fully functional. They will assist permanent staff with the purchase and installment of new equipment and will collaborate with the administration team as required.

Nene Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Candidates are encouraged to read Nene Education Trust Safeguarding Policy before applying.

After your initial application has been assessed, if you are successful in this stage you will be provided with guidance materials to support you completing an application form to move to the interview stage. If you are not successful, you will be provided with feedback about how to improve your application next time.

Applicants will have an understanding of and interest in IT systems, both hardware and software and will be proficient in Microsoft Office. They will have an aptitude for online platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom. They will be endowed with excellent problem-solving skills and good written and oral communication skills. They will have an interest in a career in education, ICT, administration or operations. The best applicants will also have an aptitude for providing technical support in at least one area of ICT and experience in customer service.

monday to friday

national minimum wage

As part of this position, you will have access to an employability training offer designed to provide a robust and high quality programme boosting your work and employability skills. This will be provided by Premier Advisory Group (PAG). Different training courses and webinars will be accessible throughout your placement, while you will also have the opportunity to attend an employability 'bootcamp' during the school holidays.

As part of this offer, you will have access to various resources and means of learning and interactions. This will include, for example:

Various learning tools such as presentations, a self-reporting tool and access to a bank of articles and videos relating to employability and the school sector.
Multiple learning sessions with presentation, CV, interview and job search preparation and support, ICT refresher sessions, and tailored support and feedback.
High-level seminars covering topics such as public speaking, critical thinking, professional writing, career planning and elevator pitches.
Engaging and innovative professional tools such as Diversity Icebreaker and Working Genius.
Interactive tools and moderated hang-out spaces, where you can meet peers undertaking similar placements.'
Individual check-ins and personalised sessions.

Mentors from Nene Education Trust will supervise the professional development of Finance Assistant.

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