Design Technology and Engineering Technician

More than one school, Wootton Academy Trust

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Level 3, Point 5-8, £15,756.39 - £16,720.22 pro-rated (actual salary) per annum

Design Technology and Engineering Technician job summary

We are looking for a Design Technology & Engineering technician to join the Trust as soon as possible. You will be enthusiastic about Design Technology and Engineering, and be able to work as part of a team. A willingness to learn is important and relevant training will be provided.

The post holder will:
• Ensure Design Technology and Engineering workshops and the equipment in them are safe environments for pupils and staff to use, carrying out checks and maintaining machinery and tools.
• Provide support to teachers through the preparation of resources and materials required in Design Technology and Engineering lessons.
• Provide support to pupils in practical activities.

This is an opportunity for the right person to play a pivotal and crucial role in supporting this forward thinking and growing department to make a real difference to the future life chances of our pupils.

A message from the Design Technology and Engineering Team
Thank you for your interest in this role.

We want our new technician to be enthusiastic and keen to help our pupils make great progress, ensuring that the materials and equipment they need are available in a timely manner.

We need our technician to have good communication skills as well as having great attention to detail. Most of all, we want our technician to be a team player who:
* shares our commitment to provide the best possible learning experiences for all pupils;
* works to improve this fantastic area of the curriculum to benefit all our learners;
* makes suggestions when they feel our collaborative working environment could be improved.

Closing Date: 09:00 on Tuesday 5th July 2022

Selection Process will be held week commencing 11th July 2022.

Applying for the job

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs. When applying, please complete all sections of the application form and ensure that you do not leave any gaps in your qualification/work history and that you give details of any periods not accounted for by full time employment, education or training. Forms with missing sections and/or gaps may not be considered. An Application Form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website www.woottonupper.co.uk or requested by email from recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk.

Please return the completed Application Form either by email to recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The role is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES - We prefer to hire people directly. We’ll be in touch if we need you!

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About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01234767123

Wootton Upper School and Kimberley 16 - 19 College (in the nearby village of Stewartby) are both operated by Wootton Academy Trust [WAT]. The two institutions are 3 miles apart and linked by a shuttle bus.

WAT is ambitious and its vison is to provide outstanding education in all of its component parts.

Wootton Upper School, with 900 students across Years 9 - 11, was rated good by Ofsted in November 2017. Results across the core subjects are very high. Progress 8 was 0.13 in 2017; 0.26 in 2018 and 0.2 in 2019.

Most of its students come from two local middle schools.

Kimberley College 16-19 College has 650 students. In September 2022 this will rise to 700. Around 175 pupils in each year group join the College from Wootton Upper School; the rest join from other schools.

Kimberley is rated good by Ofsted with outstanding for Personal Development, Behaviour and Well-being. The College has regularly featured in the Sunday Times list of the top Sixth Form Colleges in the UK based on the proportion of students getting 2As and 1B or better in facilitating subjects. In 2019 Kimberley College was ranked as the 14th highest Sixth form College in the UK.

School details

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
View all 16-19jobs
School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
897 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

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