D&T Technician, Kent

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The Hayesbrook SchoolKent
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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Hayesbrook School

The Hayesbrook School is a non-selective boys Academy (with a mixed Sixth Form) that specialises in sports and mathematics.

The wide ability school serves the communities of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, with all students supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence.

The school has 763 students on roll.  Our strengths are strong behaviour, examination success and an emphasis upon learning and teaching.  The Hayesbrook School is also renowned for its success in extra-curricular activities and for its support of other school, both locally and nationally.

Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live.

For more information visit www.hayesbrook.kent.sch.uk

Design & Technology Technician

The Hayesbrook School wish to appoint a Technician for their successful Design & Technology department.  The successful candidate will assist in the preparation of equipment and materials for lessons, provide support to teachers and students during practical tasks, maintain stock and undertake general administration tasks relevant to the department, along with ensuring a safe working environment for both staff and pupils.  You will be required to setup and routinely maintain general workshop machinery, and so experience of working within a well-equipped workshop would be an advantage. 

You will be able to work independently, demonstrating own initiative, have proven practical skills, be well organised and have an awareness of health and safety issues.  Health & safety certification is desirable, although full training can be provided.

This position will commence from September/October 2017 and is part time, 29.5 hours (worked over 5 days) per week, term time only, plus 2 inset days, plus 8 days to be worked during school closure periods.  The salary for this position is Kent Scheme 5, £12,266 - £13,491 per annum (full time equivalent £17,827 - £19,608)

You will use your application to demonstrate your skills and experience in relation to the advertised position.  Further details can be found in the  job description at http://www.brooklearningtrust.org.uk/page/?title=Recruitment&pid=10&job=71.

In return you will benefit from an excellent benefits package including

  • competitive and fair salary allocation
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • favourable pension scheme
  • childcare voucher scheme
  • contractual sick and maternity pay
  • family friendly policies
  • emphasis on continued professional development through appraisal and access to training schemes
  • further career opportunities via access to internal Trust vacancies

Brook learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have The Hayesbrook School as part of our family of academies.  As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is would steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the education progress of any child.  We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements.  Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Last year, children in our academies made better progress – learning and growing with us – than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally.  The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Hayesbrook School, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  All post are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references.  An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 10 years.

Application information

Applications should be completed using a Brook Learning Trust application form, with candidates demonstrating their ability to meet the key responsibilities, qualifications and skills contained within the job description. 

Completed applications should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk .  Applications will be considered upon receipt, therefore early application is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Please note the during the summer break, acknowledgement of applications may be delayed, but will be responded to as soon as possible.

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