DT Technician, Hangzhou, China

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Wellington College International HangzhouHangzhou, China

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wellington College Hangzhou is part of the Wellington College China group of schools. It is the fourth Wellington College school in China. The Wellington College China group of schools follow the same essential ethos of Wellington College UK, building on their proud tradition. The schools share the Wellington College values of courage, integrity, kindness, respect and responsibility. In Hangzhou, we want our children to become the very best versions of themselves. We encourage and expect children to develop the Wellington identity: to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive. Wellington College Hangzhou opened in August 2018 and will grow to accommodate 1,600 children.  As a new purpose-built school with excellent facilities, we offer a wonderful opportunity to join an enthusiastic international staff team, in a rapidly growing school, in a lovely part of the world.    

General mission

To act as support to the Design Technology   departments. The individual will need to be well skilled in the preparation   of resistant materials, in their properties and uses and for ensuring safe   use of machinery and equipment in the DT labs. This role therefore combines   the need for a high skill level with a degree of ‘heavy lifting’. Above all   the individual will be an enhancement to the safe delivery of this curriculum   subject and in other areas of the school. 

Key responsibilities

- Preparation of DT materials for lessons as informed by   the DT and Art department staff. For example pre-cutting wood materials,   testing and checking lab equipment, stocking and arranging materials

- PAT testing annually or as directed by the Bursar

- Testing of electrical equipment in the DT/Art areas and   theatre. 

- Completing regular risk assessments for these areas and   reporting any needs or improvements to the HoD or Health and Safety   committee. 

- Representing the DT/Art areas on the Health and Safety   committee

- To take and overview of all electrical and pupil   operated machinery from a health and safety perspective and to raise any   concerns with the appropriate member of the Senior Leadership Team

Job qualification

- A qualified electrician to an internationally  recognised standard

- First or native- level English language. Good written English.   

- Experience of facilities management and/or use of DT   machines.

- Ability to work well with a diverse teams

- A proactive and solution led approach to health and   safety and to the management of technology and theatre systems. 

- Degree or equivalent professional qualification

Please email us your CV and cover letter with a photo to jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege.cn indicating the position you are applying for in the subject header. 

Application deadline: 30 Nov 2018  

Website:  https://www.wellingtoncollege.cn/careers/



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: 2399 Xue Zhi Road, Xiaoshan, Hangzhou, 311231, China
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