Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2019 of any state school in South Yorkshire. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 5% of schools nationally and in 2019 students achieved the highest A-level results in the city. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. The school sits within a new building with a full complement of facilities.
Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.
Design Technology & Art Technician
28 Hours per Week over 39 Weeks per Year
Grade 3, SCP 5-6 (£18,795 - £19,171 pro-rata)
Actual Salary £12,164 - £12,407
Required ASAP, a technician to work supporting the Technology & Art Departments.
The subject areas of Design and Technology and Art involve pupils in the creative design and manufacture of products, systems and artefacts in textiles materials, food, plastics, metals, timber, graphics and electronic products, dry media, painting, 3D print making etc.
The postholder must, therefore, possess a high level of organisational and practical /manufacturing skills in all or some of the materials mentioned above and be prepared to be adaptable in other areas of D&T such as CAD and CAM. The postholder must also be able to work with Departmental staff and pupils throughout the age range of 11 to 18 years. An apprentice trained technician or craftsperson, who holds appropriate technical and vocational qualifications would, therefore, be most suitable for this post.
Completed application forms to be sent to Carly Braid in HR at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 15 September 2019 – 11:59pm
Interview to be held: Week starting Monday 23 September 2019
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.