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  • Job start date

    24 August 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Design and technology, Science

Working pattern

Part time: 25 hours per week, term time only plus 5 professional days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Scale 3, point 5 (range 5-6) £21,575 FTE

Actual salary

Actual starting pro-rata salary of £12,503.18 based on 25hrs hours and weeks worked.

Pay scale

Scale 3, point 5 (range 5-6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Comberton Village College is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Design & Technology Technician to join our friendly, collaborative, and hardworking team.

What the school offers its staff

We have a range of traditional and modern facilities and are continually trying to improve our provision. We have four well-equipped workshops, a dedicated Construction room and two dedicated computer suites. There is a large, dedicated Technician’s preparation area, machine shop and stores, plus an office area. Equipment and machinery include: a circular table saw, planer/thicknesser, pillar drills, wood lathe, laser cutter, 3D printers, milling machine, CNC milling machine, plastic forming facilities, welding and braising facilities and sanding machines, alongside all other standard workshop machinery.

Further details about the role

A key part of the role will be the timely and effective ordering and preparing of materials, resources and practical equipment required for lessons. You will also assist class teachers and pupils with the preparation of CAD and CAM work, using our computer-based facilities. Occasionally, you will assist with pupil supervision during practical lessons, ensuring safe working practice. You will make regular checking oftools,equipment, machinery, fixtures,fittingsand services and carry out maintenance and repair tasks as required. You will ensure that Health and Safety regulations and Codes of Practice are complied with, for the safety of all staff and students.

Training will be provided and although prior experience is advantageous, it is not a requirement.

You will provide administrative support, using the departmental data base, manage stock levels and the ordering of materials and equipment, and carry out other administrative tasks to support the Design & Technology department.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Comberton Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1935 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Please note that listings under Comberton Village College may be for other schools within The Cam Academy Trust.

Our schools include:
Cambourne Village College, Cambourne
Comberton Village College, Comberton
Everton Heath Primary, Everton
Gamlingay Village Primary, Gamlingay
Hartford Infant School, Huntingdon
Hartford Primary School, Huntingdon
Jeavons Wood Primary School, Cambourne
Melbourn Village College, Melbourn
Offord Primary School, Offord D'Arcy
St Peters School, Huntingdon
Thongsley Fields Primary School, Huntingdon

Arranging a visit to Comberton Village College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@combertonvc.org.

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