Design Technology Technician - Batley Girls' High School

Schools
Secondary Schools
Batley Girls' High School
30 Hours per week. Term time plus 1 week
Dewsbury and surrounding areas
Permanent
Grade 5
£18,795-£19,171 (actual £13,336- £13,609)

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Batley Girls' High School.

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools.  Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy.  They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013).  We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART).  Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Design Technology Technician for our outstanding 11-18 High School. We are seeking to appoint a technician with previous experience or an individual who has undertaken a role involving similar duties, for example from an industrial background.

The key aspect of the technician role will involve co-ordinating the use of the practical resources and facilities within the Design Technology department in support of the curriculum, as well as working with the Head of Department to support the Graphics and Textiles curriculum at KS4 and 5, and support of the Btec Art and Design level 2 and 3 curriculum. Working closely with teaching staff, the successful applicant will assist in the maintenance of materials and equipment and setting up demonstrations for practical work. The successful applicant will also bring experience of operating a laser cutter and working with CAD/CAM programmes.

The post holder will be required to operate and maintain workshop tools and will be responsible for testing new equipment in consultation with the caretakers. The role will also involve assisting in the general maintenance of the workshop, keeping up to date with health and safety requirements and with developments in Design and Technology.

If you can demonstrate the above qualities; have a practical approach, can demonstrate confidence in using workshop tools and equipment along with the ability to work well as part of a team we would be thrilled to hear from you.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk for consideration by our selection panel. 

Closing date for applications is 14 August 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on Monday 24 August 2020

To commence as soon as possible

14 August 2020, 12:00 PM

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