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Design Technology Techician

Hurstmere SchoolBexley

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic Technology Technician to assist classroom teachers and pupils with practical lessons.  The successful applicant should have experience of workshop facilities, use of manufacturing machines and simple ICT packages.  Experience of maintenance of machines in accordance with Health and Safety regulations would be beneficial. The main duties will consist of: the maintenance of machines, tools and equipment, the ordering and preparation of materials and the assistance of teachers and pupils to achieve practical outcomes at all age groups. 

Our school motto ‘Believe and Achieve’ represents our unwavering commitment towards our pupils and staff becoming the very best versions of themselves, achieving their full potential. As a school, we set our standards high and do not compromise. 

The opportunity for personal development and progression at Hurstmere is key to our success. An active commitment to staff development through a strong and consistent focus and dialogue around teaching and learning pedagogy makes this an ideal position for candidates committed to being the best practitioner they can be.  

Hurstmere School is a popular, non-selective secondary academy for boys aged 11 – 16, serving the local community of Sidcup. It is a special place, with a strong sense of community and a determination to succeed in all that we do. The school is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a “culture of vigilance” to safeguard and protect all in its care.  There are policies and procedures in place, including safer recruitment procedures.  All staff and volunteers are expected to uphold this safeguarding commitment.  Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and other employment checks.   

Hurstmere offers a supportive and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity.  We expect everyone to have the highest expectations of themselves and of each other. Our pupils are expected to be ready to learn, to work hard and to celebrate their own and each other's achievements. We have staff who are devoted to providing the best education and pastoral care possible, and pupils of whom we are extremely proud; this mix creates a school that is a pleasure to work and learn in.  

We are committed to a strong home-school partnership and believe the whole community can contribute to the progress of our pupils as they journey through Hurstmere School, to sixth form, apprenticeships, university, the workplace and beyond.  

The position is for 27.5 hours per week/39 weeks per year and the hours of work will be 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

To apply please complete the application form via the link below. In addition to uploading the application to the TES website you can, should you wish, email to or post to the school. 

For further information please contact the Principal’s PA, Mrs C Murphy on or 020 8300 5665. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3rd December 2021 at 12 noon 

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