Design and Technology Technician, West Sussex

Worth SchoolWest Sussex
Date posted:
Start date: 01/01/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £19,000 - £19,647
Contract term: Permanent

Worth School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Design and Technology Technician who has some previous experience of the role or has engineering/product prototype workshop experience. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the D&T teachers to support a developing and successful new department. They will be required to prepare materials for teaching and learning, support lessons if required, maintain and replenish stock of materials and new equipment, and maintain existing machinery and equipment in the workshops to ensure the learners work safely. 

No formal qualifications are required to do this, however, experience/competence with maintenance aspects will be an advantage and detailed knowledge of safe working practices in relation to the handling and usage of hazardous equipment and tools is essential. Good IT knowledge is important and a willingness to use new technologies is essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to relate to young people and colleagues in a positive and constructive way as well as being able to work both as part of a team and unsupervised.  

The School offers an enhanced benefits scheme including an employee assistance programme, meal provision and enhanced pension contribution. Employees have access to our facilities and benefit from free parking, social events and discounted school fees.

The successful applicants must have their own transport as there is no public transport to the site.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, DBS, references and safe recruitment checks will be made on the successful applicants.

Applicants are required to submit an applications, along with job details, on our website: Alternatively you can request an application form and job details from the HR department E:  t: 01342 710217

Closing date for applications:  8th December 2019*

*We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date and to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.

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