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Learning Technologist (Level 3 Digital Support Technician Apprentice) (BB-C224E)

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“Could you be a Learning Technologist for The Beckmead Trust?”The Beckmead Trust are looking for a confident and talented individual who wants to be a part of their digital transformation in a busy school environment based at their Trust offices in Croydon.The successful individual will be supporting the Director of Data and Information Systems, The Project Manager, Trust Executive Team as well as School and Business support teams across The Trust. This will be focussed on certain aspects of the IT support service, Google Cloud, MIS and Data roll out across schools and will progress to the training of teachers and evangelising the use of educational technology for the betterment of teaching and learning. There will also be opportunity to be involved in the roll out of a brand-new website and social media strategy for the Trust.The successful candidate will be embarking on a Level 3 Digital Support Technician Apprenticeship programme with Primary Goal as the training provider. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of The Beckmead Trust transformational IT journey and you will receive training from the very best in education and industry. You will need to be:Serious and committed to a future career in education, IT and technologyPassionate about Ed-Tech and knowledgeable on the Google environmentA friendly, motivated and organised person with excellent interpersonal skills who will fit well within a group of highly skilled teaching and educational professionals Willing to engage with the team and assist in the preparation and support of technology across the schoolWilling to support with immediate IT challenges whilst juggling other priorities in the rolePassionate for supporting students on their journey towards developing their digital skills of the futureCommitted towards coaching less experienced colleagues to develop their confidence when using technology in the classroomCreative 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 contentThe 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.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.About Beckmead TrustThe Beckmead Trust believes that every young person has the right to the best possible education and a chance to succeed. They are stronger through a sense of community and social justice, and their family of schools all maintain this as the foundation of their provision. Their schools deliver practice models that not only tailor education to students, but also involve parents, carers and agencies, forming a network of support for all of our young people. Working exclusively with children with special educational needs, their team of highly-skilled and caring staff members deliver excellent pedagogy and a vibrant curriculum that helps young people to thrive, empowering them to aspire towards opportunities in their future, leading to successful and fulfilled lives. The Beckmead Family of Schools was judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted.Your training will be provided by Primary Goal, an award-winning training provider specialising in the digital industries.As part of this opportunity, you will:Audit the school's current use of education technologyPromote the use of new and existing technologies and supporting staffAct as a conduit between technical support services and the wider staff teamIdentify 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 subjectEstablish and implement the use of online collaborative tools for organisational and curriculum deliveryInvestigate 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 As a Primary Goal apprentice, you will have access to:Comprehensive pre-apprenticeship induction programme (including health and safety and technical specifics)Level 3 Digital Application Technician apprenticeship standard with 15 half-day training sessionse-learning training materialsSpecialist vendor and technical certificatesAccess to practice labs to develop technical competencyKnowledge BaseMonthly assessor visits and competency checksSupport desk (technical and pastoral) Personal Learning and Thinking Skills and Key Skills developmentEmployment Rights and Responsibilities moduleBeing 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.We are looking for someone who:Works independently and takes responsibility maintains productive and professional working environment with secure working practicesHas a passion for new and emerging technologies to improve learning Uses their own initiative when implementing digital technologies and when finding solutionsIs resilient and positive mental attitude when dealing with difficult situationsMaintains thorough and organised approach to work when working with digital technologies and prioritising as appropriateThis role will require occasional travel to other sites across the trust so we are looking for someone who is willing to travel when required. Desired Qualifications: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. It is also desirable for the candidate to have a Functional Skills Level 2 in ICT.Hours: 8am to 4pm with a 45 minute lunch break. The role is term time only but you will be paid an additional 3 weeks to cover exam and study time. 36 hours per week. Salary:£4.30 per hour in the first year. Will increase to National Minimum Wage after 12 monthsDuration:2-year apprenticeship course with potential for full-time position on completionFuture Prospects:This is a great opportunity for you to develop skills that will be perfect for a career in technology. Disability Confident: Primary Goal is committed to being a Disability Confident Training Provider, and as such will make reasonable adjustments required for interview. Please discuss any requirements which you may have with the Recruitment Team. PLEASE NOTE:We will require a copy of your CV. When completing your CV, please consider the job description and the role you are applying for.Powered by JazzHR

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