What will the apprentice be doing?
As you develop, your role will become important to the successful running of the School, having a holistic view of the software and platforms used for Teaching and Learning, as well as the Operational Management of the organisation used by our whole community - pupils, teachers, and operational staff.
This will combine elements of Business Systems Analysis, Systems Integration and Systems Administration.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will follow a programme of study at the University of Winchester on the BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions degree programme, for one day a week over 3 years, starting in September 2022.
All course fees are paid by the School.
You'll spend the remainder of your working week in school, learning on the job and developing your career at Reading Blue Coat.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
It is expected that, upon completion of the Degree Apprenticeship, and demonstration of high standards of work performance, you will take up employment with the School as a professional MIS Business Analyst.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5) Desired
Things to consider
To be eligible for the degree programme you will need GCSE or equivalent in English, Maths and Science (at Grade 5 and above), and A Levels or equivalent that meet 104 UCAS points from attainment of 3 A Levels (or equivalent) (at Grade C or above).