Design Technology Technician, Langley, Berkshire

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Langley Grammar SchoolLangley, Berkshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Langley Grammar School

Reddington Drive

Langley, Berkshire. SL3 7QS

01753 598300

Headteacher: Mr J Constable

Design Technology Technician

27.5 hours per week, term-time only

0900-1500, Monday-Friday

NJC Scale 3, £18,589 - £19,580 pa pro rata, 

(actual pro rata pay £11,420 - £12,029)

Required from January 2019

Langley Grammar School has an outstanding record for teaching and student performance. We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible technician to work within our Design Technology department.  The Design and Technology Department includes Product Design, Food Technology and Textiles.

Reporting to the Subject leader, the post is likely to involve any of the following:

  • assisting      with the preparation of materials for teaching and learning
  • Maintenance      of machinery and equipment in the Product Design workshop to ensure      students work safety
  • maintaining      and replenishing stock of materials and equipment
  • supporting      teachers and students in the classroom as appropriate

· Routine administration requiring proficiency in the use of computer software including word-processing, spreadsheet, database and CAD/CAM. 

The post would suit either a retired engineer, machinist or tradesman, particularly somebody with Product design and CAD/CAM experience.  The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning, be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving skills, and have excellent interpersonal skills. A willingness to learn is important and relevant training will be provided.

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, and a friendly, supportive and welcoming environment in which to work. You have the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a career average scheme), the employee pays 5.5% and the School contributes a further 18.6%.

If you are interested in joining us at a highly successful and progressive school, an information pack and application form can be downloaded from the school website at The application form must be completed; the School cannot accept CVs on their own although they may be included along with the application form and covering letter.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be returned as soon as possible and no later than midday on Monday 10 December 2018 addressed to Mrs H Toor, Subject Leader for Technology.

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More about Langley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Reddington Drive, Langley, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 7QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1753 598300
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Langley Grammar School is an innovative and forward-thinking selective school, committed to developing able students into well-rounded, confident and successful young men and women.

We are...  

  • an Outstanding school, currently exempt from rou...