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Design Technology Technician 

Required as soon as possible (Permanent Position)
Kent Range 4 - £18,517 Full Time Equivalent
Applications are welcome from candidates seeking either full time or part time employment:

Full time role: 37 hours per week, term time + 5 Staff Development Days + 1 week during school holiday periods, actual salary is £16,727.

Part time role: Please indicate your preferred weekly working hours when applying for the role.  This position is for term time + pro rota Staff Development Days + pro rota 1 week working during school holiday periods*. 

*The actual pro rota working requirements and salary will be determined by the part time working hours.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated individual to join our Support Staff team at St John’s.  The role requires the successful candidate to have a supportive nature, be an effective communicator and to demonstrate high levels of organisation, initiative, flexibility and professional standards.

The Technician role requires you to:

  • Support students safely and proactively in practical lessons.

  • Be committed to helping students achieve to the best of their ability.

  • Have a good understanding and be passionate about the subjects taught within the department, including; GCSE/A Level Design Technology, BTEC Engineering and Electronics, SEG Car maintenance and DIY skills.

  • Provide professional and reliable support to teaching staff; ensuring learning resources and activities are stocked and prepared, setting up classrooms for practical exercises and assisting students in practical lessons.

  • Maintain the machinery, equipment, workshop and preparation rooms to an excellent level.

  • Ensure the health and safety standards of the department are met and maintained.

Appropriate training will be provided for the role and a probationary period will apply.

Please send completed application forms to Mrs O’Neill: loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk 

St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates for all posts will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.