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Digital Support Technician Apprenticeship


Digital Support Technician Apprenticeship

Digital Support Technician Apprenticeship

Start Date: 01/09/20

Close Date: 07/08/20

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £4.15ph (first year)

Duration: 2-year apprenticeship course with full-time position confirmed on completion

How to apply: follow the links at the end of this advert

“You don’t need to go to university to kickstart your career in IT”

Brooke Weston Trust are looking for 5 confident and talented individuals who want to be a part of a digital transformation in a school environment by supporting the training of teachers and evangelising the use of educational technology for the betterment of teaching and learning. The successful candidates will work alongside our new IT Managed Service partner, RM Education, as part of a large team of onsite and remote engineers. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our transformational IT journey. You will benefit from our partnership with an industry-leading education IT service supplier to enhance the use of IT for teaching and learning and operations in their schools.

To read more about Brooke Weston Trust’s partnership with RM take a look here

You will need to be:

  • A friendly, motivated and organised person with excellent interpersonal skills who will fit well within a group of highly skilled teaching professionals
  • Willing to engage with the team and assist in the preparation and support of technology across the school
  • Motivated to learn how to support the internal IT infrastructure environment in partnership with the IT Managed Service Provider (RM Education) - (managing user accounts, devices, apps, hardware, troubleshooting etc)
  • Willing to support with immediate IT challenges whilst juggling other priorities in the role
  • Passionate for supporting children on their journey towards developing their digital skills of the future
  • Committed towards coaching less experienced colleagues to develop their confidence when using technology in the classroom
  • Creative with digital skills to develop and maintain the internal digital signage, school website and social media presence to reach a wider audience and provide engaging content

The successful candidate will become a member 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 the computing curriculum and enrichment activities.

The role will consist of two main parts which are:

  • To support and maintain the existing IT infrastructure under the direction of the Managed Service Provider (RM Education)
  • To support staff, students and parents/carers with the development and delivery of the computing curriculum

Your training will be provided by education consultants, trainers, subject experts, and administrative staff dedicated to transforming teaching and learning inside and outside the classroom using educational technology.

To find out more about the apprenticeship opportunities at each of our schools, and to submit an application, please follow the links below:

Brooke Weston Academy (Corby)

Corby Business Academy (Corby)

Corby Technical School (Corby)

Kettering Science Academy (Kettering)

Thomas Clarkson Academy (Wisbech)

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