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  • Start date details

    Janury 2024

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575.00 - £22,369.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 5 - Term Time Only

Design and Technology Technician job summary

We are seeing a Design and Technology Technician to assist the Head of Design Technology & Engineering .

Main Responsibilitles

  • Assisting in ensuring a safe, effective and efficient technical service is provided to support the work of the design and technology department and its curriculum
  • Providing technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support students and to assist teaching staff with the provision of learning activities
  • Ensuring that health and safety requirements and other relevant regulations, for example, COSHH, are adhered to including the completion and recording of necessary checks and risk assessments
  • Contributing to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school

This role is Term Time Only and we are flexible with the hours to be worked.

If you would like further details regarding this role, please email the Head of Design and Technology, Mr de Freitas onmdefreitas@st-birinus.oxon.sch.uk.

St Birinus School is judged to be a securely Good school with students meeting the school’s high expectations (OFSTED Report February 2020). The OFSTED reports states :

“St Birinus School is a vibrant and inspiring place for pupils to learn. Pupils are very proud of their school. They feel it is a friendly and welcoming place where they really feel valued.”

St Birinus is in the top 5% of all schools nationally for boys’ progress which accurately reflects our aspirational expectations and ethos.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.  

We are looking to recruit a [POSITION] whose main role is to [BRIEF DESCRIPTION]. The postholder will work with [TEAM/KEY COLLEAGUES] to ensure the smooth-running of [BRIEF DESCRIPTION].

You will be joining a strong administrative team. Excellent training will be provided through an induction programme. We are looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a team, and building strong and effective relationships with colleagues, students and parents. You will need good organisational skills, a calm manner, and the ability to work in a busy environment and prioritise deadlines. This is an excellent opportunity to take on a fulfilling role as part of a vibrant and supportive school community.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises
  • Opportunity for flexible working arrangements to support with work life balance (wherever possible)
  • Comfortable staffrooms with filter coffee, fruit and workspaces 
  • Cycle to work scheme and sheltered secure bicycle sheds

Application process

To ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we use blind shortlisting whereby personal information (such as name, email address, gender & ethnicity) are not made available to the short-listing panel.

Please note that the school reserves the right to interview on receipt of applications, and to appoint prior to the deadline, so early application is recommended.


Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in all its schools to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, references and pre-employment safeguarding checks.  All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.   

To view our Safeguarding policy, please visit our website: http://www.st-birinus-school.org.uk/1852/sbs-policiesPlease be aware that you will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and photographic ID, as applicable, to interview and online searches may be made for shortlisted candidates, as part of due diligence checks.

St Birinus School is a Family Friendly School, committed to supporting our staff so that they can carve out a professional and personal life that is fulfilling and balanced. 

Our RET Staff Charter summarises the commitment we make to all staff who join and work at Ridgeway Education Trust.

We are committed to expressing our values of high quality learning, respectful relationships and an inclusive environment in the day to day experience of staff and students throughout the school.

St Birinus School is an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in its schools to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, references and pre-employment safeguarding checks. All Leadership roles require a Section 128 check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post. All cases are considered confidentially according to the nature of role and information disclosed.

Our Safeguarding policy: http://www.st-birinus-school.org.uk/1852/sbs-policies. You will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and photographic ID, to interview.

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About St Birinus School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

All Boys' Comprehensive Secondary School, part of the Ridgeway Education Trust

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