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Job details
Employer Biddick Academy
Location Sunderland
Salary £16,000-£17,000
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017


Salary Range: Grade D 

Actual Salary: pro-rated range £16,000-£17,000 (term time + 2 weeks) 

Location:        Biddick Academy, Washington and Harraton sites  

Biddick Academy seeks to appoint an experienced Technician to support both the Engineering and Design & Technology curriculum.  The academy is looking for someone with knowledge of mechanical engineering in particular, and the ability to operate engineering equipment eg milling machines, lathes, CNC machinery. 

Responsibilities will include preparing and maintaining equipment and classrooms, supporting teachers and students with the provision of practical resources; supporting in the maintenance and ordering of stock; ensuring a healthy and safe environment. 

Do you hold relevant professional qualifications within engineering?  Able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years’ practical experience within a mechanical engineering context?  Able to demonstrate practical experience which supports Design & Technology?  Familiar with health and safety regulations around workshops, classrooms, and engineering equipment? 

We’ll offer you a great place to work, with well-behaved, keen students, and creative leadership.  We invest in staff wellbeing and development, and have a reputation for the friendliest colleagues, who all go the extra mile to improve outcomes for our wonderful students. 

If you have questions about the role or would like to hear more about our culture and values, please contact our HR Manager, Jules Parkinnen. 


Closing date for applications: midday on  Thursday 21 June 2017.

Biddick Academy takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS, along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

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