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Technician (Design and Technology)

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Technician specialising in Design and Technology


25 hrs pw, term-time only (work 39 weeks/paid 44 weeks)

LGA/NJC Scale 3 SCP 5 - 6 Actual Salary range £11,254 - £11,479

To start as soon as possible

Blatchington Mill School wishes to appoint a Technician immediately to join our skilled and established team. We have technicians working with science, art, food, textiles, design and technology and wish to appoint an individual who is able to join this team with a particular responsibility towards our busy Design Technology department working alongside several teachers.

This is an exciting time to be part of this successful and popular school, the Design department is well resourced with excellent facilities.

The successful candidate will provide technical, practical and administrative support, enabling teachers to concentrate on the provision of a high standard of teaching.

We seek an organised individual with an attention to detail who will take a creative approach to problem solving. Energy and enthusiasm, a flexible approach and a proactive attitude are all aptitudes that we look for. Strength in ICT, knowledge of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing techniques would be an advantage.

The area of Health and Safety is a core consideration in our school, the technicians are instrumental in ensuring that appropriate standards are maintained and that checking, maintenance and repairs are completed in a timely fashion.

Duties will include preparation of resources, maintenance, cleaning of equipment and stock management. Previous experience of working in a similar role is desirable, ideally in an education environment.

This is a permanent, term time only post for 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in the role and would like to be part of our team, please complete and return an application form by the closing date (CVs alone cannot be considered)

Closing date: Thursday, 9th December -  12.00 noon

Interview date: TBC

Please return your completed application forms to Amanda Brasington, PA to the Head Teacher, via emial to recruitment@blatchington

The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of interview dates where appropriate. Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, with a view to an early interview.

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.

Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff. (Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).