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Kickstart - ICT Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 06 October 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 February 2022
Location: Huntingdon, PE293BN
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000336737

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Summary


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

EMPLOYER
ACES Academies Trust

JOB SUMMARY
Take the first step to a career with computers

You will provide support to facilitate the use of computers and other equipment in school. You will help staff and pupils deal with IT-related problems and support staff to solve any issues.

You will provide technical support to teachers and pupils, assisting with the set-up of online tools such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom. You will support staff in ensuring hardware and software are kept updated and fully functional, helping out with the purchase and installation of new equipment.

ACES Academies 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, this will be covered by the employer.

Please fill in and return our short application form, or send us your CV with a short paragraph explaining why you are applying for the role.

SKILLS NEEDED
Applicants will have good writing and speaking skills, be good with numbers and have attention to detail. You will be familiar with Microsoft Office or similar and have an interest in working with young people and as part of a team.

WORKING HOURS
Monday- Friday

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
As part of this position, you will have access to an employability training offer which will provide a robust and high-quality programme boosting your work and employability skills. This will be provided by Premier Advisory Group (PAG).

PAG’s offer is designed in three complementary modules, which will empower you with the appropriate skills to enter the job market with more confidence. Our employability training offer consists of three core modules: Readiness to Work, Introducing Employability Skills and Developing Employability Skills.

The first two modules, which include sessions on CV writing, interview and job search support and an ICT refresher course, will equip you with the basis for improved employability across any role in any sector. The third module will enable you to further develop key employability skills, such as professional writing, critical thinking and communication skills. You will also be encouraged to start planning the future steps of your career.

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