Engineering / Workshop Technician, Silverstone

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Silverstone UTCSilverstone

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £17,895 - £20,764 FTE pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Silverstone UTC are pleased to invite applicants for an Engineering/Workshop Technician to service the UTC’s workshops and support the teaching staff in all engineering disciplines and supervise student learning activities. The post holder will also be responsibility for Health and safety within engineering department, writing risk assessments for experiments and demonstrations, informing staff about potential risks when necessary. Ensuring H&S records are accurately maintained and up to date.  

Applicants must have good all round level of education to include Maths and English to GCSE (Grade A – C) or equivalent level (level 2) and a Science subject at GCSE (Grade A-C) or equivalent level (level 3). Previous experience as a technician and experience of managing and organising resources are essential.

The applicant will hold a First Aid Certificate or be willing to achieve within a specified time period is essential.  

Silverstone UTC is offering you the opportunity to be part of something new, exciting and innovative in the heart of Motorsport Valley.  With its complementary specialisms of High Performance Engineering and Business & Technical Events Management, we have put together a team of high performing individuals.  Silverstone UTC is a truly collaborative environment with a team of staff brought together from the worlds of education and business.  

To maximise achievement and develop business ready young people, Silverstone operates a 9am – 5pm day, 39 weeks per year and contracts reflect this. As part of that team, not only will you be delivering first class education, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape and develop Silverstone UTC into a nationally renowned establishment that meets the needs of its students and employment partners alike.  

Silverstone UTC opened in September 2013 and is an educational partnership led by Tresham College of Further and Higher Education and sponsored by The University of Northampton and Silverstone Circuits Ltd.  

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More about Silverstone UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1327 855010