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The Gryphon Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All posts are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions.  The Gryphon Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The Gryphon Trust – Hampshire BH25 6RS – £4.30p/h – 37 hours

Job Purpose
To assist the team in implementing IT support across the Multi Academy Trust, helping to deliver school IT services, supporting the needs of both students and staff.

Apprenticeship Overview
Expected duration: 18 months
Apprenticeship level: Advanced (Level 3)
Programme: L3 Information Communications Technician – Support Technician Pathway
During this apprenticeship, you will follow a fully supported training programme with The Apprentice and Training Partnership, delivered through combined classroom-based training, workplace assessment/training and online learning.
The training covers the following core occupational duties:

institute for apprenticeship – apprenticeship standards for information communications technician

Applications can be made via:

Key responsibilities:
• Provide IT Support to staff and students across two schools using IT services such as iPads, computers and laptops, via phone, email and face-to-face
• Communicate incident updates on the helpdesk portal
• Document details of new assets
• Issue loan devices to students and reset them on return
• Software installation and updates, along with troubleshooting software problems
• Administration of accounts to access school services
• Helping to set up IT equipment such as projectors
Desirable skills and characteristics
• Good degree of computer literacy – both software and hardware
• Willingness to work hard to study alongside work
• Written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information in a clear and understandable manner
• A strict regard for confidentiality when required
• Good planning and organisational skills
• Ability to demonstrate sound problem-solving skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

It is an advantage to have GCSE 9-4 grades or equivalent in English and Maths to apply for this type of apprenticeship. If you do not have these grades but have completed numeracy and literacy Key Skills/Functional Skills at level two you may also apply for these apprenticeships.

You must meet the following eligibility criteria to apply for the role:
– Have been a UK/EEA resident for the last 3 years
– Hold valid residency status
– Have the right to work in the UK

This post is remunerated at the current national apprenticeship pay rate, details of which can be found at
Rates generally increase each April.

For further information or an informal conversation, please contact Adam Hooker, IT Manager at The Gryphon Trust, on 01425 625400.

The Gryphon Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We place significant importance on safeguarding children and enhanced DBS checks will be made prior to appointment.


Grade E (£30,859-£33,951 FTE) Claims – 60 hours/year (some flexible working)

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established governance team and work flexibly around a calendar of scheduled meetings, supporting the Chair of the Board of Directors and CEO.
As Trust professional, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, while working to strict deadlines.
The role will include: –
• Liaising with the Chair of the Board of Directors, and CEO
• Preparation of agenda and papers for Board meetings
• Attendance and minuting of meetings
• Provision of advice on governance issues
• General administrative support for the Board

Hours are variable but typical approximately 60 hours per year for up to 12 meetings normally early evenings. This position could easily fit alongside another role in school or other employment.
Remuneration is on a claims basis against Grade E.
For further information please speak informally with Nigel Pressnell, CEO, arranging a suitable time by dropping him an email at

The Gryphon Trust follows best practice in recruiting staff and volunteers in relation to safeguarding and equal opportunities.