Technology Technician, Reading

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Prospect SchoolReading

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Actual salary £15,946-£16,111 (FTE £18,957-£19,171)
Contract term: Permanent

Prospect School is looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Technician to join our busy and diverse Technology Department. The postholder will provide practical support to teaching staff and students, predominantly assisting with Construction, Engineering, Woodwork/Resistant Materials and Product Design.

The candidate should have some relevant practical experience, and will preferably have either a background of working in schools, or industry-related experience in one of the taught subject areas. An awareness of relevant health and safety procedures and willingness to undertake further professional development is essential. A good level of ICT is required for the role, and previous experience of using basic CAD packages would be advantageous. Full training and guidance for specific equipment and machinery will be provided. 

Key elements to this role include:

  • Supporting students and staff in preparing materials for lessons 
  • Maintaining workshop and practical areas, ensuring tools, equipment and materials are kept in an operable and safe manner and ready to use by staff and students
  • Maintaining and operating specialist tools and machinery within the department

Please apply as soon as possible, using the application form which can be downloaded from the School website or obtained from the School.  Applicants are encouraged to seek information about the School via the website:   Only applications submitted on the school’s application form or through TES will be considered.  Please contact the Recruitment Officer, Abi Davis, on 0118 9590466 x252 or email for further information.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service. Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer. 

Closing date is Monday 11th November 2019

We encourage early applications, and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should the right candidate be found.

More about Prospect School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9590466
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