Design and Technology Technician

St Katherine's School, Bristol, Somerset, BS20 0HU

This job expired on 29 November 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    3 January 2023

  • Closing date

    29 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week, term time plus Inset days and 2 weeks in school holidays to support the needs of the school.

Contract type


Pay scale

£19535 – £21571 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join our innovative and successful Design & Technology department to support the teaching of a wide range of Design, Art and Technology subjects. Key responsibilities will include:

  • assisting in practical lessons
  • preparing equipment and teaching areas
  • maintaining equipment
  • ensuring a safe environment for students and staff

The successful candidate will have practical and technical skills, with the ability to solve problems, strong organisational and ICT skills.

Training will be provided in areas that more knowledge is required

Essential skills:

Ability to work as part of a team

A willingness to undertake appropriate training in areas not already skilled in

Good communicator.

Initiative to pre-empt jobs and prepare materials and resources needed.

ICT skills in basic software

Practical skills

Strong organisational skills

Desirable skills:

Technical skills in Design and Technology subjects.

Knowledge of Health and safety regulations for the workshop.

Computer Aided Design skills

Applicants must also be self-motivated, possess excellent interpersonal/ communication skills and have the ability to work with students. Relevant experience within a secondary school setting is desirable, but this is not essential, as appropriate training will be provided. If you are enthusiastic about design technology and enjoy inspiring others, this post offers an excellent opportunity to utilise your training / experience and develop skills within a friendly team.

What the school offers its staff

St Katherine’s is an aspirational school and rated good by Ofsted. It is situated on the edge of Bristol in a beautiful rural setting and part of Cathedral Schools Trust. Our thriving, diverse community is founded on our core values of respect, responsibility and resilience; we actively encourage everyone within our community to ‘live and breathe’ our values every day. The school aims to create an environment where students feel confident, secure and valued to help them perform at their best.

If you would like to find out more about the school please visit the school website . Further details of the role can be found in the job description and person specification. If you can demonstrate that you possess the necessary experience, knowledge, qualifications and skills and aspire to our vision and values, we would like to hear from you.

We are committed to professional development and there is opportunity for career development across the Trust.

Further details about the role

Cathedral Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or age, and maternity, marital or civil partner status.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About St Katherine's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
958 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01275 373737

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