Design & Technology Technician, Hertfordshire

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St Albans SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Full time equivalent annual salary £27,384 - £30,087 (£22,220 - £24,408 per annum for term time hours)
Contract term: Permanent

St Albans School is a leading independent day school with an outstanding reputation for academic and co-curricular excellence.

Reporting to the Head of Department, the D&T Technician supports teaching staff and pupils in the use of a range of D&T machinery, equipment and processes (resistant materials to include wood, metal and plastic and including use of electronic test equipment). Duties include the set-up, use of and maintenance of equipment, machinery and materials, assisting with technical demonstrations, the managing of resource levels within budget and overseeing health and safety procedures within the department.

Applications are particularly invited from candidates with strong workshop experience ideally gained in an industrial, mechanical, engineering or similar environment. Experience and confidence in the use of hand and machine tools are essential, including wood/metal lathes, milling machines and welding equipment. Also necessary is experience with ICT and CAD/CAM or a willingness to undertake training in this area.

Hours are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, during term time (plus 2 weeks during the School holidays). The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application forms, accompanied by a CV if desired, with an accompanying covering letter, should be submitted online by Friday 22 March 2019.

Should you have any queries on the recruitment process please contact Sarah de Rossi, HR Manager, St Albans School, Abbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HB or email

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

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More about St Albans School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Abbey Gateway, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4HB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1727 855521
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