School Design and Technology Technician

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£13 - £15 per hour
Education and Training
Full Time

Role: School Design and Technology (DT) Technician

Contract Type: Full time, Temporary, term time only

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

Start Date: September 2024

Career Teachers is seeking a dedicated and experienced Design Technology (DT) Technician to join a secondary school based in Wolverhampton on a full-time temporary basis (term time only) starting September 2024. This role is pivotal in supporting the Design and Technology Department, ensuring that all equipment and resources are maintained to the highest standards, and assisting in the delivery of outstanding educational experiences.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Prepare, maintain, and manage tools, equipment, and materials for Design and Technology lessons.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to teachers during practical lessons
  • Ensure all equipment and materials are safe and ready for use, adhering to health and safety regulations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new projects and practical activities.
  • Manage the inventory of materials and equipment, placing orders as necessary
  • Support students in the use of equipment and materials, fostering a safe and productive learning environment.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications in Design and Technology or related field
  • Have a minimum of 6 months experience working in a school setting as a DT Technician
  • Proficient with design and technology tools and equipment
  • Strong understanding of health and safety practices within a workshop environment
  • Effective communication skills and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • A passion for education and a commitment to supporting students learning experiences.
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • Hold an enhanced DBS check on the update service or be willing to undertake a new one
  • Have up-to-date safeguarding training; Career Teachers offer a FREE online Safeguarding training course
  • Able to provide a minimum of 2 x references to cover the last 2 years of employment history

By registering with Career Teachers, you will be offered:

  • A supportive and friendly working environment.
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources.
  • Competitive rates of pay with weekly payroll
  • Candidate of the term recognition and reward
  • Professional support from our team of experienced consultants.
  • Access to our FREE online CPD courses
  • Plus, recommend a friend who’s looking for a new role and you will receive up to £250 for every referral.

How to apply:

If you are enthusiastic, highly organised, and passionate about Design and Technology, we would really like to hear from you. Join us in inspiring the next generation of designers, engineers, and technologists. Submit your CV to Stacey today or contact me to discuss further. INDBIRTA

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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