Villiers High School

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

Villiers High School (Employer)

Primary Goal Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,000.00
35.0 hours per week Monday – Friday, working pattern to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
10 January 2023(start date)
Digital support technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
7 January 2023 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The role will provide the right candidate with a broad range of learning experiences. They will be providing a vital role within the school, with the ability to make a positive and lasting impact.


  • Be responsible for the school’s social media strategy and ensure that it promotes the school in the best possible light
  • Run communication campaigns across all social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube & LinkedIn
  • Work with staff and represent their departments by posting regular feeds across all social media platforms
  • Monitor user interaction with the aim of increasing followers
  • Maintain the school website ensuring information is accurate and up to date
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the website meets statutory requirements by working with curriculum leaders and senior staff
  • Attend and photograph/video events and collate media from other staff as and when required
  • Audit the school's current use of education technology
  • Promote and support teachers in the effective use of technology
  • 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
  • Develop the school’s use of technology to facilitate teaching and learning across the curriculum
  • Carryout staff technology surveys

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
  • Has a passion for new and emerging technologies to improve learning
  • Uses their own initiative when implementing digital technologies and when finding solutions

Qualities Required

  • Is resilient and positive mental attitude when dealing with difficult situations
  • Maintains thorough and organised approach to work when working with digital technologies and prioritising as appropriate

Qualifications Required

We require someone who is educated to GCSE standard English and maths grade 4 (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

Being part of the Primary Goal community will give apprentices access to a range of other apprentices (with varying levels of experience) who can share good practice and offer suggestions and support. Our apprentices love being able to help each other!

Apprentices will have access to specialist industry partners for technology on hand to provide advice and support, access to resources and themed training days.

The Primary Goal portal is an online dashboard that will provide apprentices with a knowledge base to access information and technical guidance, as well as links to the helpdesk to speak to technicians who can give real-time advice and support.

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

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