Technician, Sunderland

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Washington AcademySunderland

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18065 - £18426
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to assist with the technical support needs within our Academy. Supported by a Senior Technician, the role will predominantly provide support within the Design and Technology and Art departments at Washington Academy whilst also proving support across the wider academy as and when required. 

The role can be wide-ranging and will involve providing colleagues with equipment and resources, as well as support in practical lessons, to enable teaching staff and students to undertake practical lessons. You will be required to work in accordance with strict health and safety guidance and procedures ensuring that a healthy, safe and productive learning and teaching environment is maintained. A calm, friendly and helpful manner is essential as is the ability to adapt and be flexible to the requirements of each Department.

 During examination periods there will also be the requirement to invigilate.

The successful candidate will also hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate, or be willing to work towards this and be a part of the academy’s First Aid team. 

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Washington Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

Washington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure procedures.

If you know that you can contribute to moving our Academy forward during this important time of change and development in education and believe that you can bring something unique to the post then please visit our website for further details and an application pack.  Applications should be submitted for the attention of the Head Teachers PA, to Ms K Weller at  

Washington Academy, Spout Lane, Washington NE37 2AA

Closing date: Midday, 18th October 2019

PLEASE NOTE: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.  We do not accept CV’s.

More about Washington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne And Wear, NE37 2AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 580 4956
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