This job expired on 26 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Design and technology
Working pattern
20 hours across 4 days a week
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
TSAT Grade C £17,632 - £19,769 FTE
Actual salary
£7,886 - £8,842 for hours and weeks stated

Job summary

We require a Design & Technology Technician to join Goodwin Academy to provide support to the Design Technology Department.

As Design & Technology Technician, your work will be directed by the Head of Design & Technology and you will be responsible for:

Providing professional and reliable support to DT teaching at the school
Managing the day to day running of the workshops
Ensuring that Health and Safety standards are met throughout the D&T department
Assisting with managing the day to day running of the workshops and extra-curricular activities

What you’ll need to succeed:

‘C’ grades or above at GCSE level (or equivalent) in Science, English and Maths
An ability to use wood and metal working tools
Good craft skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective ICT skills
Experience of working with children and young people - committed to supporting students
Understanding of the educational system and current developments
Ability to motivate and to support learning
Working knowledge of computers and possibly CAD/CAM would be an advantage.
Must be able to facilitate 4 working days.

Training in the electrical testing of portable appliances and health and safety training will be provided.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
806 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Goodwin Academy

Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging key stage 3-5 mixed academy based in the heart of Deal. At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’

We pride ourselves on our caring and compassionate ethos, which enables our students to grow in a supportive atmosphere conductive to their development. Where students need additional support, we will look to meet their needs through our highly effective pastoral system.

The school has a thriving extra-curricular programme with many opportunities for students to grow their talents. In the sporting arena, the school has a wide range of very successful teams and have regular student productions, dance shows and exhibitions.

Ultimately, we aspire for our students to develop their academic and life skills, so that they become confident, well-rounded and contented individuals and are equipped and ready to be successful for the world of work and the challenges of the 21st Century.

Arranging a visit to Goodwin Academy

To arrange an informal telephone conversation or visit please contact Danni Bowden on

School location

Hamilton Road, Deal, CT14 9BD

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