Design Technology Workshop Technician, Colchester

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Sixth Form College ColchesterColchester

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8123.08 to £8503.85
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Salary Range: Point 15 - 17  £16,000 - £16,750

Pro rata Salary: £8,123.08 - £8,503.85 per annum

22 hours per week 38 weeks per year (term time only) 

We require a workshop technician to join the Art & Design Department to provide technical help for students to enable the smooth running of the department. You will work under the supervision of the Head of Art & Design, and Head of Subject for Product Design.

It is essential that the applicant is conversant with machine tools used within this environment and is able to maintain and sharpen small tools as necessary. Familiarity with IT systems is also a requirement of the post. Equipment in the department include a Wood Turning Lathe, Centre Lathe, Vertical Mill, Pillar Drill, Disc and Belt Sander, Circular Saw, Thicknesser and a variety of hand tools. 

This post requires an organised person, preferably with some previous experience in a similar environment. The person appointed will have good practical and organisational skills and be able to work as part of a team in a large and busy department.

Further details about the vacancy and the College are available on the College website:  

To apply for this post an application form must be completed (unaccompanied CV’s will not be accepted). Application forms are available from the job vacancies section of the College website.

 Closing Date: 9.00am Wednesday 9th May 2018

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More about Sixth Form College Colchester
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: North Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1SN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1206 500700

The Sixth Form College Colchester is a non-denominational, mixed sixth-form college for around 3,200 students aged 16 and older. It was founded in 1987 and is located on the site of a former school. The old building at the college dates back to 1912....