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Design, Engineering and Technology Technician

Shiplake CollegeOxfordshire

20 hours per week • Term time only + 5 INSET days

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Design, Engineering and Technology Technician to join this ambitious department. The successful candidate will prepare resources for lessons, assist teachers with practical projects, use specialist skills to support our pupils, manage the provision of materials and undertake project work as required.

Applicants should be digitally literate, well-organised, thrive working as part of a team, have experience of manual and electronic tools and equipment and have a good understanding of health and safety and COSHH guidance.

Experience of CAD including Techsoft 2D Design and Solidworks, Photoshop and Illustrator alongside a broad understanding of engineering and woodworking techniques would be an advantage however full training will be given for the right candidate.

Shiplake College is situated in 45 acres of beautiful countryside on the banks of the river Thames between Reading and Henley-on-Thames. We offer a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme and access to our gyms and sporting facilities alongside free lunches when the kitchens are open.  Occasional Saturdays may be required to assist on College open days.

Please visit our website to learn more about the College, our community and our values. If you would like to have an informal pre-application discussion, please call Maria Moir on 0118 9405218. A candidate pack together with an application form are available from 

The College reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process, so early applications are encouraged.

Closing date: Tuesday 4 January 2022 

Day and boarding school for ages 11-18, fully co-educational from 2023

HMC, The Society of Heads, BSA, ISBA

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Shiplake is an equal opportunities employer.

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