DT Technician, Hackney

Closing date:New this week

The Petchey AcademyHackney

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,071
Contract term: Permanent

Location: Hackney

Contract type: Permanent (Term time only)

Outstanding technician needed for an exceptional school!

Do you want to work in a “good school”… with “outstanding leadership and management at all levels”?  

Ofsted 2015 

The Petchey Academy is seeking to appoint dynamic, pioneering and entrepreneurial staff to work at this academy, where there are good opportunities for career advancement supported by strong CPD. We are currently recruiting for a DT Technician to join the team.

Design and Technology is well-resourced and has a clear vision for where we would like to be in the future. Each year we move from strength to strength and are now significantly established enough to move from good to outstanding. We have potential and will support for other areas, including CAD/CAM, Engineering, Textiles and Electronics, and are looking to introduce AS/2 level Product Design in the near future. There is a strong making ethos within the department and lessons have excellent technical support. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to: 

· Enjoy an inspiring new building

· Enjoy state of art ICT facilities

· Support the development of an exciting new Sixth Form (University Gateway)

· Be a part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff. 

The successful candidate will:

· The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team

· Enjoy working in a challenging but highly rewarding environment 

· Be educated to at least A Level in DT (desirable) or have demonstrably equivalent industrial or school experience

· Demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving skills

The Petchey Academy, under the patronage of Jack Petchey is dedicated to enabling young people to aspire and succeed. We have adopted his motto and encourage our students to truly believe “If I think I can….I can!”

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.


The Petchey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

A Section 128 check will be carried out on individuals applying for any role that retains or has been delegated any management responsibilities under the terms of a direction made by the Secretary of State for Education. 


The Petchey Academy is committed to promoting equality for all students and employees. Every individual will be treated with courtesy and respect and their contribution to the learning process will be valued.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.

More about The Petchey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shacklewell Lane, Hackney, London, E8 2EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7275 1500
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 The Petchey Academy is committed to ensuring that every child will exceed national expectations whilst experiencing a wide and exciting range of opportunities, both within and outside of the classroom, to equip them with the...