Design and Technology Technician, Sheffield

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

King Edward VII SchoolSheffield

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,554-£21,589 pro rata (£16,725-£18,465 actual)
Contract term: Permanent

Design and Technology Technician

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.15pm and 8.15am to 3.45pm on Friday

Grade 4 Point 7-12 

£19,554 - £21,589 (pro-rata) effective 01/04/2019 (actual £16,725 -£18,465pa)

Required as soon as possible

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, cycle to work scheme and eye test vouchers. We also offer a cash plan including therapy benefits, a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to 24/7 virtual GP surgery

We have a vacancy for a versatile, skilful and dedicated Design and Technology Technician to provide high-quality support to a large, dynamic and successful team of teachers.

The successful candidate will have:

     -  a strong design and technology background

     -  a wide range of excellent practical skills

     -  strong organisational ability

     -  a genuine interest in education and young people


The Design and Technology Technician provides support to students and teaching staff with reference to the use of a range of Design and Technology machinery, equipment and processes. Resistant materials including the use of wood, metal and plastic alongside the use of electronic testing equipment. Duties including the setting up, use and maintenance of equipment and machinery. The technician will be able to provide materials for lessons, assist with technical demonstrations, have excellent ICT and CAD/CAM knowledge and be skilled at managing resources within the budget and have oversight of health and safety procedures within the department.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. 

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Write a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, in font no smaller than twelve) stating:

1.    Why you are are applying for the post

2.    How your experience so far has prepared you for the post. 

For further details please contact Tom Hall at                                         

Closing date: Tuesday 19th March 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 27th March 2019

Job location

More about King Edward VII School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 266 2518
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