Food and Textiles Technician, Surrey

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Rosebery SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £7,032 to £8,514 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Rosebery School is a highly successful, oversubscribed and vibrant girls’ 11-18 school in Epsom.  We are seeking to recruit an outstanding and motivated Design & Technology Technician to join our friendly and professional DT Team.  The subjects that make up Design and Technology are popular choices for Rosebery students. We are seeking an excellent technician to assist the teachers to support the large numbers of students to achieve high quality practical outcomes.  


Appointment Type:  
Part Time, Term Time only and Permanent

Start Date:  
As soon as possible

18 hours a week, 39 weeks of the year 

GLF 3/4 £16,497 to £19,974 FTE (£7,032 to £8,514 pro rata)


The successful candidate will:

  • Prepare equipment/resources for practical lessons.
  • Provide support to the department to ensure Health and Safety requirements are met and lessons can be carried out in a safe manner.
  • Assist with in-class support in Food & Nutrition and Textiles lessons working with individual students or small groups to demonstrate or supervise a technique.
  • Maintain sufficient stock levels of department materials and resources for the Food & Nutrition and Textiles areas, sourcing quotations for resources and in conjunction with the Head of Department place orders for stock.
  • Maintain equipment and resources in both areas including sewing machines, fridges, microwaves, ovens, small equipment, material and tea towels.
  • Create and maintain displays within the department and across the wider site.
  • Assist with events such as Open Evening.
  • Maintain an inventory of all technical equipment.
  • Advise on the replacement of equipment.

For the right candidate we offer:

  • An opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team in an Ofsted Outstanding School.
  • Development through CPD and career management.
  • Recognition for your hard work and commitment.
  • Excellent long-term prospects.

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More about Rosebery School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: White Horse Drive, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 720 439
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Rosebery School is a popular and over-subscribed 11-18 comprehensive girls’ school with 1,470 students, including 280 in the Sixth Form.  We are rated as 'Outstanding' in our Ofsted report (May 2017)  as a result of our clarity of purpose, ...