Design and Technology Technician, North Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Katherine's SchoolNorth Somerset

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,017 - £18,965
Contract term: Permanent

Design and Technology Technician

37 hours per week, term time plus 5 Inset days and 2 weeks in school holidays to support the needs of the school.  Permanent

Salary:  £17017 - £18965 pa

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join our innovative and successful Design & Technology department to support the teaching of a wide range of Design, Art and Technology subjects.  Key responsibilities will include: 

● assisting in practical lessons 

● preparing equipment and teaching areas 

● maintaining equipment 

● ensuring a safe environment for students and staff 

The successful candidate will have proven practical and technical skills, with the ability to solve technical problems, strong organisational skills and ICT skills, and an understanding of the relevant Health & Safety regulations relating to the safe operation of workshop machinery.

Applicants must also be self-motivated, possess excellent interpersonal/ communication skills and have the ability to work with students.  Relevant experience within a secondary school setting is desirable, but this is not essential, as appropriate training will be provided.

If you are enthusiastic about design technology and enjoy inspiring others, this post offers an excellent opportunity to utilise your training / experience and develop skills within a friendly team.

St Katherine’s is an exciting and rewarding place to work where staff work hard to give students rich opportunities to learn, both inside and outside the classroom.  We have a positive attitude to what we can achieve and we work with a can-do approach.  You will find that our values run deep and represented throughout our work with our young people - see our website.  

We are a vibrant, medium sized 11–19 mixed comprehensive school situated on the edge of Bristol, in a beautiful rural setting and part of Cathedral Schools Trust.  We are warm, welcoming and inclusive, and committed to high standards of learning, behaviour and achievement. We offer a creative, supportive and friendly staff team, supported induction and excellent CPD opportunities throughout employment.

St Katherine’s School is an equal opportunities employer in line with the 2010 Equality Act.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to DBS Barred list and Enhanced Disclosure checks.

Further information about the school, the post and how to apply can be found on the school website.

Closing Date: 26 January 2020

Interview will be held during w/c 27 January 2020

More about St Katherine's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ham Green, Pill, North Somerset, Bristol, BS20 0HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1275 373737
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Head of School

Mr J Humphreys

St Katherine’s is a vibrant, medium sized 11 – 19 mixed comprehensive school situated on the edge of Bristol in a beautiful rural setting and part of Cathedral Schools Trust. We are warm, welcoming and inclusive and com...