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Job details
Employer Quarrydale Academy
Location Nottinghamshire
Salary Grade 3, spinal column points 14-18, term time only
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required as soon as possible

Quarrydale Academy, Stoneyford Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. NG17 2DU. 

Tel: (01623) 554178, 

Fax 01623 517814. 


Head Teacher: Tim Paling 

Roll: 1056 (11-18 Mixed Comprehensive) 

Required as soon as possible  

Design and Technology Technician 

Permanent, Full Time, Term Time Only  

Grade 3, spinal column points 14 -18, (£16,481 - £17,891) Actual Salary (tto) £13,882 - £15,070  

We seek to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic design and technology technician to support the continuing development of this large and successful department. 

This post would suit a candidate who is passionate about working with a variety of materials (e.g. wood, metal, plastics) and by supporting a group of teaching professionals, you will be able to help enthuse our well behaved and eager to learn students to work with those materials too.  

The role focuses on supporting teaching and learning in the product design, resistant materials, graphic products, construction and CAD CAM areas of technology and therefore the successful candidate will have a particular interest and aptitude for woodwork and metalwork, with computer aided design and manufacture being a distinct advantage.  

Quarrydale is oversubscribed with a low staff turnover and we are very proud of our students and staff so this is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and inspirational Academy. 

You will have the benefit of a dedicated workshop which is fitted with the latest equipment to prepare and make resources.  

If you feel that you have the ability and drive to support our teachers in enabling our students to reach their full potential, joining our Academy also offers many personal benefits including: 

• a subsidised pension scheme 

• use of the Academy's sports facilities and gym 

• a strong commitment to your continuing professional development and training opportunities 

• close, convenient links to the M1 junction 28, Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield 

• close access to the peak district, national park and popular historical sites 

• a supportive environment in which your talents will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded  

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and other vetting procedures including the provision of two good references.  

For application forms and further details please visit our website or contact Mrs Amanda Adamson (Headteacher’s Secretary) at  

If you think you could be a potential candidate for the role and you would like to discuss the vacancy or if you would like to arrange a visit to Quarrydale Academy please contact the Head of Department, Louise Maddison on 01623 554 178 or by email

Closing date: Friday 6 January 2017 (noon)

Interviews will be held on: Friday 13 January 2017

About the employer

Information about Quarrydale Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Stoneyford Road
NG17 2DU
United Kingdom
+44 1623 517814