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Design Technology Technician

Greenshaw High SchoolSutton

Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south-west London, and is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Greenshaw has a reputation for providing a dynamic education within a happy and caring environment, and we are proud of our successes as a genuine comprehensive school. We are committed to achieving the best for the youngsters in our care, refusing to accept that there is a limit on what can be achieved. We are ambitious for our school and the professional development of our staff is at the forefront of our improvement. We are also the home of the Greenshaw Research School, funded by the EEF to help schools make better use of research to improve the quality of teaching and learning and raise student outcomes across the country.

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual with excellent technical skills and a good understanding of health and safety, COSHH and ESCC regulations to join the school as our Design Technology Technician. The successful candidate will have a key role in supporting the Art & Design department, ensuring that classrooms and workspaces are prepared and maintained for use by staff and students, and ensuring an orderly, safe and healthy environment within the department.

This is a full time and permanent post. The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a similar role, combined with a proactive approach, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team. A desire to work with young people and to support their education and achievements is essential. 

For the right candidate, this is an excellent opportunity for a committed person to join a friendly, dynamic, hard-working and supportive team. The department comprises of Art, Photography, Graphic Communication, Fashion & Textiles and 3-D. The department has a collaborative approach and values individual’s skills and strengths in teaching and learning. Art and Design at Greenshaw High School is based in a series of very well resourced specialist rooms suitable for the full range of subjects that we offer. Highlights include a laser cutter, Dye Sub printing for Fashion and Textiles projects, 2 computer suites and 2 3-D workshops fully equipped art rooms, an artist’s studio, student workspace and sixth form workshop. In addition to classrooms, Design and Technology staff have a well-equipped office space and also significant technicians work preparation areas and workshops.

For a comprehensive job description and person specification, please refer to the recruitment pack.

How to apply

To apply for a staff vacancy, please register for an online account via the school's website - - to complete the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Applications must be received no later than 09:00am on Wednesday 5th January 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure

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