Community Academies Trust

Digital Champion (IT Digital Support Technician Apprentice) - Advanced (Level 3)

Community Academies Trust (Employer)

Primary Goal Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.50
34.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Working pattern to be confirmed
2 years (duration)
31 May 2021(start date)
Digital Support Technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
28 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The successful candidate will become a member of a highly motivated team and will share their knowledge and passion for technology to teachers, students and parents through the development and delivery of the computing curriculum and enrichment activities.


Duties will include:

  • Audit the school's current use of education technology
  • Promote the use of new and existing technologies and supporting staff
  • Act as a conduit between technical support services and the wider staff team
  • Identify an action plan for wider staff and student digital skills development
  • Develop the school’s use of technology to facilitate teaching and learning across the curriculum and/or within computing as a subject
  • Establish and implement the use of online collaborative tools for organisational and curriculum delivery
  • Investigate the use of data in an education context
  • Support the school to maintain a positive and professional online reputation
  • Plan, implement and maintain an element of the school’s organisational digital presence

Future Prospects

This is a great opportunity for you to develop skills that will be perfect for a career in technology. 

Reality Check

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and they expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Skills Required

  • Works independently and takes responsibility maintains productive and professional working environment with secure working practices
  • Uses their own initiative when implementing digital technologies and when finding solutions
  • Maintains thorough and organised approach to work when working with digital technologies and prioritising as appropriate

Qualities Required

  • Has a passion for new and emerging technologies to improve learning
  • Is resilient and positive mental attitude when dealing with difficult situations

Qualifications Required

We require someone who is educated to GCSE standard English and maths grade 4/C, equivalent or above, or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths. 

Training Provided

  • Comprehensive pre-apprenticeship induction programme (including health and safety and technical specifics)
  • Level 3 Digital Application Technician apprenticeship standard with 15 half-day training sessions
  • e-learning training materials
  • Specialist vendor and technical certificates
  • Access to practice labs to develop technical competency
  • Knowledge Base
  • Monthly assessor visits and competency checks
  • Support desk (technical and pastoral)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills and Key Skills development
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities module
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