Design and Technology Technician, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Heathside SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: asap
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £19,245 p.a. (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

ElmWey Learning Trust is a growing multi-academy trust located in Elmbridge. Our students are well motivated and high achieving. Heathside School is our lead academy, located in Weybridge and is a successful and oversubscribed 11-18 secondary school.

Design & Technology Technician 

35 hrs Mon-Fri 8am-4pm x 38.4wks term time only 

(includes 2 week half term break in October)

Surrey Pay 5 £19,245 (FTE), Actual Salary: £15,704

We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual who is passionate about Design and Technology who can use their skills and experience to help our students succeed. You will support teaching and learning by preparing materials for lessons e.g. wood, metal, electronics and plastics and setting up equipment and tools. In addition you will help ensure health and safety in the department, organise workshops and the preparation room, monitor stock and supplies and coordinate the maintenance, inspection and cleaning of equipment including all machinery and tools. The role includes working alongside teachers to support learning in practical lessons and demonstrations.

You must be able to communicate effectively with young people to support learning and development, be flexible, committed and possess sound administrative and IT skills. You should have experience of an education or appropriate technology or workshop environment, know how to operate and maintain machinery, tools and equipment and possess a working knowledge of health and safety requirements. You should be calm, confident and demonstrate a professional approach in your dealings with young people, staff, parents and external agencies.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduates and those considering a career in teaching.  

Application forms and further details are available from the school or our website: To apply please send fully completed application forms and letter of application to CVs cannot be accepted. We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.  Closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 24th April 2019. 

ElmWey Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure. It is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Heathside School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brooklands Lane, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 8UZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1932 846162
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Heathside is a high achieving 11-18 co-educational converter academy with 7 forms of entry totalling 1252 students on roll, 202 of whom are in the sixth form. In 2018 89% of students achieved Grade 4 English and Mathematics.  At A level 59% of s...