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Holbeton Primary School

Holbeton Primary School

Holbeton Primary School

Digital Leaders

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We are in the process of recruiting Digital Leaders at Holbeton Primary School!

What is a 'Digital Leader'?

A Digital Leader is a pupil who is part of a Digital Leaders Team within a school, whose role it is to support the use and to further the development of ICT in school.

Interested children from years 3, 4, 5 and 6 will need to apply for the position. The team will then meet regularly each week.

Pupils are then given training and support to develop specific areas of ICT expertise. Once a pupil gains an area of expertise, staff may then request the use of the Digital Leader for a variety of different roles.

Typically, things that may be performed by a Digital Leader could be:

  • Test and review new ICT resources, which could be websites, software or hardware.
  • Share their skills and expertise with other pupils, classes and teachers.
  • Set up ICT equipment in classrooms for teachers.
  • Attend and lead Computing Clubs.
  • Support teachers in using ICT in the classroom.
  • Blog as the School Journalist or Photographer.
  • Train staff
  • Create how-to video help guides.

We are looking for somebody who:

  • is in Y3, Y4, Y5 or Y6
  • loves technology and is good at using it
  • is able to work independently and is a co-operative team player
  • can help others learn
  • is enthusiastic
  • is patient
  • is honest, trustworthy and reliable

What will you gain in return?

  • Take part in Computing Club
  • Get even better at using ICT
  • Have the opportunity to teach others
  • Share ideas and influence the future of computing at Holbeton Primary School
  • Trial and evaluate new equipment
  • Have fun!

How do I apply?

  • Collect and fill in an application form from Mr Armley-Jones
  • Hand back to Mr Armley-Jones by 3.30pm on Friday 20th September
  • If selected, you will be given more information on your new role.