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Design & Technology Technician

Presdales SchoolHertfordshire

We are currently looking to appoint a Design Technology Technician to provide technical support for the teaching of Design Technology from January 2022.

The D&T department at Presdales is staffed by 4 full time teachers and consists of 3 workshops, a multi-purpose design room, a food area and a wood preparation room. All students study D&T up to the end of KS3 and as an option at GCSE and A level where we offer courses in Design & Technology, Product Design and Food & Nutrition.

The successful applicant will work with and around students and assist in practical lessons at times.  Applicants should have a practical background and confidence to use a variety of workshop equipment.  Training will be provided where appropriate certification is required.  The successful candidate will be flexible, quick to learn and have good communication skills.  They should be keen to work as part of a team in a busy environment and be prepared to act on their own initiative.

Presdales is an outstanding all-girls 11-18 school, with boys in the sixth form. We are a school which values all students, irrespective of their age and ability and helps them to exceed expectations through high quality teaching and learning and the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of activities which will enrich their educational and personal development beyond the classroom.

We provide a caring environment where all students are supported, as well as challenged, to ensure that there is no limit to their potential. We prepare our students for a world that is constantly changing by encouraging them to be independent learners who are determined, confident and who never give up. Alongside academic excellence there is a strong focus on enjoyment, excellent behaviour and respect for all.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS disclosure and approved references will be required for the post

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am, Monday 6th December 2021 

Please submit:

1. A letter of application 

2. A completed application form (available on the school website)

You can post your application to the school, or send by email to 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted

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