Art, DT & Food Technician, Trafford

Closing date:

Flixton Girls SchoolTrafford

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Actual salary £16,820 - £18,571
Contract term: Permanent

Advert for the position of Art, DT & Food Technician

Required as soon as possible

Art, DT & Food Technician Pay Band 3 (SCP 6 - 11), currently £19,171 - £21,166 (full time equivalent, this will be recalculated to reflect the part time and term working) 

Actual salary £16,820 - £18,571

5 working days/week - Monday to Friday 8.15am – 4pm. (36.25 hours per week with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break) Term Time plus 2 weeks.

The Governors of Flixton Girls School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and confident person, who will work well as part of a team in our Art & DT Department. The post will include ensuring all apparatus, equipment and materials are prepared for demonstrations or pupils’ use as requested by teaching staff, together with assisting in practical activities, as appropriate. The Technician’s role is a pivotal role in maintaining high standards of safety in classrooms and workshops. 

The successful applicant will:

• Have good organisational skills 

• Be able to prioritise well and work proactively 

• Be computer literate and able to use email, Microsoft and other computer software 

• Have a professional manner 

• Have good literacy and numeracy skills  

If you enjoy working with young people and would like to help them as they prepare for their future working lives, we would like to hear from you.

We welcome applications from graduates looking towards gaining experience for a career in teaching.

Successful applicants will benefit from working in a school with a positive, caring ethos where team work is important. This is an exceptionally inclusive school, where all students are valued, supported and motivated to achieve.

At FGS we inspire girls and staff to discover their talents and fulfil their potential through our founding principles of aspiration, empowerment and excellence. These principles are at the heart of life at FGS, ensuring that each individual is able to achieve their personal best. Exceptional opportunities encourage girls of all abilities, interests and aptitudes to develop their individual characters and talents and to fulfil their dreams and aspirations. 

In choosing Flixton Girls School you will be joining a school that is well respected in its local community and has a national reputation for work in many areas. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a forward thinking, high achieving “can do” culture.

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy you should complete the enclosed application form. In addition, you may submit a concise letter of application. This should be typed or word-processed and should not exceed two pages in length. Your letter should describe how your experience and particular achievements make you a strong candidate for this position.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Please note that only applications on the school’s application form will be considered. Candidates who submit a CV only will not be shortlisted. Additional sheets may be attached to the back of the application form if there is insufficient space.

Completed applications should be returned, unfolded, to:

Mrs J Buckley

HR Officer/ Personal Assistant to Headteacher

Flixton Girls School

Flixton Road



Manchester M41 5DR


Email completed application forms to -

Tel: 0161 912 2949

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 9th September 2019. Please ensure that you put the correct postage on the envelope as this could result in your application not being considered due to late arrival. Please supply a stamped, self-addressed envelope if an acknowledgement is required.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, regretfully you must assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion, in which case the Governors would like to thank you for your time and interest in the school.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback to candidates on unsuccessful applications.

All applicants should note that our school operates a strict Safeguarding Policy, and procedures are rigorously and consistently applied.

Flixton Girls School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in the commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Monday 9th September 2019

Interview Date: TBC - Week commencing 9th September 2019

Applications will only be accepted on fully completed application forms

More about Flixton Girls School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Flixton Road, Flixton, Urmston, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 5DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 912 2949
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