Design Technology Technician, Batley

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Batley Girls' High SchoolBatley

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 5 £17,972- £18,672 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

  

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. 

Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School and Healey Junior Infant and Nursery School. We provide high quality education for both boys and girls. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Design Technology Technician for our outstanding 11-18 High School. We are seeking to appoint a technician with previous experience or an individual who has undertaken a role involving similar duties, for example from an industrial background.

The key aspect of the technician role will involve co-ordinating the use of the practical resources and facilities within the Design Technology department in support of the curriculum, as well as working with the Head of Department to support the Graphics and Textiles curriculum at KS4 and 5, and support of the Btec Art and Design level 2 and 3 curriculum. Working closely with teaching staff, the successful applicant will assist in the maintenance of materials and equipment and setting up demonstrations for practical work. The successful applicant will also bring experience of operating a laser cutter and working with CAD/CAM programmes.

The post holder will be required to operate and maintain workshop tools and will be responsible for testing new equipment in consultation with the caretakers. The role will also involve assisting in the general maintenance of the workshop, keeping up to date with health and safety requirements and with developments in Design and Technology.

  If you can demonstrate the above qualities; have a practical approach, can demonstrate confidence in using workshop tools and equipment along with the ability to work well as part of a team we would be thrilled to hear from you. Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at www.batleygirls.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymultiacademytrust.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel. 

Closing date for applications is 27th September at 12 noon

Interviews will be held W/C 1st October 2018 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Windmill Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0LD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 350080
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