Design & Technology Technician, Derbyshire

Closing date:This job has expired

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar SchoolDerbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3 £17,681 - £18,672 (£16,031 - £16,929 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Design & Technology Technician

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne Academy 


Required to work 37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year 

QEGSMAT are 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. 

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.

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. If you are interested in this position please complete an application form found at and email it to before the closing date.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st September 2019

Provisional Interview date: w/c 9th September 2019

Actual Salary: Scale 3 £17,681 - £18,672 (£16,031 - £16,929 pro rata)

Potential Start date: As soon as possible

More about Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: The Green Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1335 343685