Design Technology Technician

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for BoysKent

Design Technology Technician

Contract type: Full time, permanent 

Hours: 37 hours per week for 39 weeks of the year (term time plus inset days). 

Salary: Kent Range 5 (£19,723, actual salary working £16,693.94 based on working 39 weeks a year)

Close date: 24th September 2021

Interviews: w/c 27th September 2021

Start Date: ASAP

Are you an enthusiastic and passionate DT Technician? Are you looking to work in a dynamic and supportive department? 

As a result of a recent retirement, TWGSB is looking for a DT Technician starting as soon as possible. 

This role will support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum within multimedia workshops, including wood, metal and plastics. The successful candidate will assist in the maintenance and provision of the classrooms and resources, with a view to supporting safe, effective and efficient teaching and learning. They will have the technical competence required for preparing and ordering of materials as well as maintaining machines and equipment. The person will support and guide students in realising the practicalities of their final design, as part of their GCSE and A-Level projects. They will have previous experience working with children, have strong organisational skills and have the ability work as part of a team as well as independently. 

The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells. However, there you may be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB.  

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form. Further details and application form available from the School Website: www.twgsb.org.uk  

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Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks. Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms.  We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post

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