Design and Technology Technician, Leicester

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Soar Valley CollegeLeicester

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5 (Points 19 - 22)
Contract term: Permanent

Design and Technology Technician

Grade 5 (Points 19 - 22) £20,661- £22,658pa

Actual Salary £15,407 - £16,897pa

Hours of work 32.5 hours per week x 38 weeks p.a. plus 18 hours (Training Days) 

8.30am – 3.30pm daily, 1253 hrs p.a. (74.58 %FTE)

We are looking to appoint a Design and Technology Technician to be responsible for the preparation of teaching materials, stock control and the maintenance of tools and machines for the department. There will also be some involvement with lessons and extra curricular clubs, supporting teaching staff and students. The department is extremely well equipped with a wide range of machinery including vacuum formers, band saws, pillar drills, laser cutters and 3D printers. The technician should ideally be comfortable working with all tools and machinery in the department, although training will be provided.

Soar Valley College is an 11 to 16 school that is committed to high standards, raising achievement and developing excellence in our staff and students. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

Further details are available on our website. Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school before making an application should they wish. Should further information be required, please contact Smita Stone, SLT PA on 0116 2688441 or

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 16th February 2018

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More about Soar Valley College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gleneagles Avenue, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7GY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 116 2669625
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