The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

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

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (Employer)

Primary Goal Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,506.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed. 37 hours per week – term time only.
18 months (duration)
10 August 2022(start date)
Digital support technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
1 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The successful candidates will become members of a highly motivated team and will share their knowledge and passion for technology to teachers, learners and parents through the development and delivery of digital technology in all areas of the school curriculum.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Audit the school's current use of education technology
  • Promote the use of new and existing technologies and supporting staff with this
  • Act as a conduit between technical support services and the wider staff team
  • Identify an action plan for wider staff and pupil digital skills development
  • Identify and support the development of a tech-related lunchtime or after school club with a group of children
  • 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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Comprehensive pre-apprenticeship induction programme (including health and safety and technical specifics)
  • Level 3 Digital Support 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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C Grade or Grade 4) Essential
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