Design and Technology Technician (with some Art)

2.00 GBP Annual
23 Oct 2021
12 Nov 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Term time only, minimum 20 hours per week.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible in their approach to working hours.

We require a versatile and experienced person to provide technical support for the Design & Technology department with some assistance for the Art department also.

General Duties

  • To assist with the preparation of materials for Design and Technology classes and examinations
  • Ordering materials, finding and contacting suppliers, disposing/reclaiming materials
  • Maintenance and simple repairs of machines/tools/equipment and ICT facilities including preparation and submission of requests for other maintenance and repairs as required
  • An understanding of the use and service of laser cutters, milling machines, CNC, 3d printers etc would be an added benefit
  • We teach up to A level in DT and GCSE in Engineering. This involves students providing cutting lists for the technician to process primarily in timber and metal, but you will also be asked to assist in technical design and making issues with the students when needed
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • To assist in the Art department where required. Preparing and organising materials, supervising the kiln and helping the teaching staff prepare for lessons
  • Auditing stock, record keeping, ordering and checking deliveries
  • Management of Health and Safety (in consultation with Heads of Departments/Health & Safety Committee)
  • Supporting staff and pupils in the making and display of department resolutions

Any other duties requested by the Head of Department, Bursar or Headmaster as appropriate to the position of DT and Art Technician.

Closing Date - 12th November 2021

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