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Buckler’s Mead AcademySomerset

A vacancy has arisen for a Technician to  support Design & Technology and Art Departments.  Full time hours preferred (37 hours per week term time only) but part time hours could be considered.

Main duties of the post will include:

• Preparing classrooms and workshops for use by staff and students, ensuring a safe and tidy working environment

• Assisting and supporting teaching staff in delivering practical activities in lessons

• Working with teaching staff in the creation of teaching resources and materials

• Maintaining, cleaning and repairing equipment (seeking specialist assistance when necessary) in order to ensure safe and efficient operation

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, confident in the use of technical and practical equipment and with and interest in design, technology and craftsmanship.  In return, we can offer you the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development, plus the opportunity to work in a developing academy in a beautiful area of the South West.  On 1 September 2021 we joined the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership.  This is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust, often considered the ‘market leader’ in the South West for school improvement.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil.  Our vision as an academy is an “inspiring education for all”. All members of our community should be given the opportunity to be happy, achieve, participate, and become successful.  Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens.  All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer.  The campus is a no smoking site.

If you think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you.  Please submit an application form and covering letter giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  

Thank you for your interest in this post.  We look forward to receiving your application.

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