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Design & Innovation Technician

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar SchoolDerbyshire

37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year

Part time applications will be considered

QEGSMAT is seeking to appoint a Design & Technology Technician on a permanent basis to contribute towards effective teaching and learning by providing technical support to the Department. 

We are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible; part time hours/flexible hours of less than 37 hours per week will also be considered for this position.

The Trust’s vision is to ‘Question, Explore; Give; Succeed’ and our exceptional staff, strong leadership and motivated children and young people, as well as excellent facilities, provide the successful formula for this. Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Ashbourne Academy is an 11-18 Comprehensive School in the picturesque town of Ashbourne. The school enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community. Academic standards are already very high in all key stages but we are not complacent and continually seek to expand and improve upon opportunities afforded to our students.

The successful applicant will need to have a practical and flexible approach to work, ideally with experience in a similar setting and willing to support all areas of the department. The technician would work under the direction and instruction of senior staff to provide technical support to the Design & Innovation department. Responsibilities will include supporting classroom support, administration and ordering of materials, health and safety and the preparation of resources.

Applicants should ideally have knowledge of CAD/CAM, tool and machine maintenance, be computer literate and be skilled in Design Technology material preparation.

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Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th December 2021

Provisional Interview date: Friday 17th December 2021

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Ashbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Further information about our commitment to Safeguarding can be found at 

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