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Design & Technology Technician (Food & Textiles)

Do you have experience working as a Design & Technology Technician?

Are you reliable and self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude to your work?

 If so, you might be just what we are looking for as from January 2022 we would like to appoint a highly efficient, enthusiastic and suitably experienced person to join our Design & Technology team.  The successful applicant will have excellent practical skills and an interest in D&T, particularly Food and Textiles alongside an understanding of Health and Safety Legislation and Risk Assessment.

You will be involved with setting up equipment and materials within a set timeframe, maintaining tools and equipment, supporting in lessons as required and ensuring that there is a safe, clean and orderly environment for teaching.  Experience of working in a similar role is desirable but the willingness to undertake suitable training is essential.

What we are looking for:

  • Someone with a confident understanding of working with young people and enjoys working with them
  • An individual who can work independently as well as part of a team
  • Someone who shows initiative and enthusiasm
  • An individual with effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Someone who enjoys the practical and ‘hands on’ side of learning and can support accordingly

Why choose our school?

  • We offer support and training based on individual needs
  • Transport links are excellent with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by
  • Heavily subsidised childcare at our Little Gems Nursery
  • Free gym membership to all employees across the Bushey St James Trust
  • Employee Assistance Programme for support and guidance on health, legal and personal matters

The post is for 37 hours per week, working from 8am to 4pm, term-time + 1 week to include 5 INSET days.  (Some flexibility with hours is possible for the right candidate).  The salary for this post is APT&C points 6 – 9 plus London Fringe, paid pro-rata and based on experience.  Full-time figures are £19,698pa – £20,903pa + £898pa and the actual pro-rata salary range is £16,772pa – £17,798pa + £764pa.

To apply for this post please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to:  [email protected] by the deadline.  Please note that CVs and late applications will not be accepted and you must have the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date for applications:    Monday 13th December 2021 (10am)

                                    Interviews:     TBC

 Bushey St James Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An offer of employment will be subject to a number of pe-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory written references, occupational health check and a successful Enhanced DBS check.

Job Description – D&T Technician Food – Textiles

Person Specification – D&T Technician

Application Form – Associate Staff