7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£10,736.00 - £11,338.00 Annually (Actual)

Design & Technology Technician job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Design & Technology Technician to join our dedicated and experienced Design Technology & Creative Arts Faculty.  The successful candidate will provide technical and administrative support to teaching staff in the faculty, including some in-class support with student activities.

The post is part-time working 20 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks a year).  We are able to offer some flexibility with regards to the working pattern.

Main duties:

1. To prepare and maintain classrooms and workshops for use by staff and students ensuring that an orderly, safe and healthy environment is provided for teaching activities.

2.  To work mainly within the Design Technology area of the faculty.  Supporting subjects which include Product Design, Graphics, Engineering and Construction.

3. To prepare and assemble teaching resources, apparatus and equipment for use by the teacher and students.

4. To undertake basic repairs to equipment where practical to do so or to arrange alternative servicing by approved contractors.

5. To be responsible for the safe storage of equipment and materials and the disposal of waste products in accordance with the relevant regulations, guidelines and school procedures.

6. To maintain appropriate records for the control and allocation of relevant equipment and resources, including service schedules and inventories.

7. To undertake ordering and stock allocation activities as authorised, including arrangements for purchase of materials.

8. To support teaching staff with the organisation and preparation of displays of subject materials or students’ work.

9. To ensure that Health and Safety requirements and other relevant regulations (eg COSHH) are adhered to and observed. This may involve undertaking regular checking procedures and risk assessments, as appropriate to the work area.

10. To complete PAT testing when required by the school. Training to be given.

Why work for us?

  • Internal career opportunities
  • Personalised professional development and training
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Flexible working opportunities and a genuine commitment to family and work/life balance
  • Automatic enrolment to the local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance for support staff
  • Recognition of local government service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Athelstan Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful in being called for interview, all candidates are expected to apply for an enhanced DBS before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought for shortlisted candidates before interview. Please also be aware that you will be subject to an online check and that you may be questioned about the findings of such a check at your interview.

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About Chipping Sodbury School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
736 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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