Handsworth Wood Girls' School

IT Digital Champion Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Handsworth Wood Girls' School (Employer)

Primary Goal Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £211.25 to £243.75
32.5 hours per week 9am – 4pm with 30 minute lunch break. Monday to Friday.
24 months (duration)
1 October 2020(start date)
Digital Support Technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Handsworth Wood Girls Academy are seeking a bright capable individual to be part of a new and exciting digital transformation programme that will see the school maximise the use of digital technologies and adapt to and exploit changes in technology to meet organisational objectives.


  • 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 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

Future Prospects

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

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 C/4 (or above), or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths or equivalents. 

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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