Design Technology Technician

Peacehaven Community School, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8RB

10 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday (a more flexible arrangement may be considered for candidates meeting the essential requirements). Term Time plus 5 staff development days.

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£19,026 - £19,945 SAT 4

Actual salary

£16,364 - £17,155 PRO-RATA

Design Technology Technician job summary

Peacehaven Community School has an opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic, an inspirational Design Technology Technician.

We are looking for a talented, dynamic individual that will challenge and motivate our students to get the very best meaningful outcomes.

The main purpose of this role is to work with teachers to facilitate, organise and support teaching and learning activities in the Design Technology department by preparing equipment and resources, supporting students in classes and monitoring health and safety.

The ideal candidate will:

Be willing to take training as directed;
Have a thorough understanding of Health and Safety procedures;
Have knowledge of appropriate use of relevant equipment (including handling hazardous substances safely) and ability to communicate this knowledge to staff and students;
Experience of using woodworking tools and machines safely and accurately.

Previous experience of similar work and experience of CADCAM would be an advantage.

Full details of the essential requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack under the person specification.

Peacehaven Community School is a Swale Academies Trust (SAT) School that welcomes applicants who want to develop their careers and explore the opportunities that working within an established academy trust can bring.

Our school is a fully inclusive school with a Special Facility for students. Achievement is a focus for all within an inclusive and supportive school community. We develop confident, happy, ambitious students who take pride in their learning and flourish.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant school on the South Coast, near Brighton. Life at Peacehaven Community School does not stand still and we constantly seek innovative ways to improve school standards.

Join us to benefit from:

Friendly and supportive school environment;
Be part of a highly successful Trust;
CPD opportunities;
Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
Ride to Work Scheme;
Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.
Peacehaven Community School is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applying for the job

If you are interested in this post, please contact Phillip Cornish for an informal discussion. and 01273 581100

Applications can be completed on TES or an application form can be downloaded to complete and sent to Liz Fulker, Lead Admin Officer, or by post to Peace haven Community School, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven BN10 8RB Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

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About Peacehaven Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
867 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01273 581100

At Peacehaven Community School we pride ourself on inspiring all learners, allowing all students to achieve so that every member of our community knows they have succeeded.

When staff and students are asked to describe their school they all say how welcoming that learning is more than being in a classroom. Everyone has a voice in our school and that voice is valued. Our student leadership programme is steadily growing with every year group having an opportunity to change the school.

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