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DT Technician

DT Technician

Horbury Academy

J40 of the M1 at Wakefield, near to the M62

  • Expired
£16,781 and £17,772 pro rata
Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
8 January 2018

Job overview


We are seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced technician to work in our Design Technology department, supporting teaching staff in order to deliver outstanding lessons.  

The ideal Candidate will:-

· love encouraging, motivating and inspiring young people through the support they give;

· have workshop skills including CAD/CAM and be familiar with standard workshop techniques and equipment;  

· be required to support all material areas of DT and Art.  

· Ideally but not essentially have knowledge of operating a kilne;

· Love encouraging, motivating and inspiring young people;

· Be committed to our ethos that all students can achieve at Horbury Academy;

· have great references demonstrating they are a suitable candidate, safe to work with children.

Horbury Academy has:-

· ambitious, eager to learn students who have the benefit of both an innovative curriculum and extra curriculum programme; 

· a safe, caring environment where respect and consideration is taught, established and valued by all; 

· warm, dedicated and well trained staff who are committed to doing their best for students every single day;

· a number of benefits to offer including an opportunity to join the Local Government Pensions Scheme, our childcare scheme, a cycle scheme, a savings scheme, Metro Card assistance; eleven weeks annual leave; personal development opportunities; free car parking and an Academy restaurant offering very reasonably priced, home-made food. 

Closing Date is Monday 8th January  at 12 noon.

The interviews will take place on Friday 12th January 2018

Please note CV’s will not be accepted, application forms can be found on our jobs page. 

It is an exciting time for Horbury Academy a founding member of the Accord MAT, working in equal partnership with Horbury Primary,  Middlestown Academy and Ossett Academy and Sixth form College. 

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About Horbury Academy

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+44 1924 282740

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Horbury Academy is a mixed secondary academy, catering for pupils aged 11-16, situated on the outskirts of Wakefield. The academy building is purpose built, under one roof, allowing for a unique community and supportive feel.

Horbury Academy has gained a reputation for excellence, inspiring pupils to be the best versions of themselves and vowing that all lessons are engaging and purposeful. It strongly believes that all pupils are entitled to experience the full breadth of education and calls on pupils to demonstrate a thirst for learning and become increasingly independent. Its popularity results in Horbury Academy being continually over-subscribed.

Their strong tradition of success is built on a firm foundation of personalised pastoral care, ensuring a climate for learning that is calm, well ordered and secure. Recognising the hard work and efforts of pupils in their lessons, the academy puts learning and positive recognition of both staff and pupils, at the heart of its approach.

From securing academic success to securing success in extra-curricular activity, its staff are fully committed to ensuring that all pupils make the most of their time at Horbury Academy.

It understands that partnership is an important aspect to the ongoing development of schools and academies and with this in mind, it works alongside Ossett Academy & Accord Sixth Form, Horbury Primary Academy and Middlestown Primary Academy as part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust.

The vision of this partnership is to enhance both practice and knowledge of learning across primary and secondary education, whilst also providing access for pupils and staff to an even better range of opportunities in order to achieve excellence.

Principal: Mrs N Walker

View Horbury Academy's Latest Ofsted Report

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