DT Technician

The North School, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AL

8 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£19,026 - £19,945 SAT 4

Actual salary

£16,364 - £17,154 Pro Rata

DT Technician job summary

Permanent.

Term time plus 5 staff development days.

37 hours a week.

The North School are seeking to employ an experienced Design Technology Technician.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and conscientious individual with a good degree of flexibility, as they will also be required to provide support within the Creative Art department.

With limited instruction or guidance, the post holder will assist teachers in the preparation and maintenance of teaching resources and equipment for students. The technician may also be required to support within lessons where specialist equipment is being used, or additional supervision / instruction is required.

Experience with CAD / CAM, metalwork / woodworking machinery would be an advantage.

Employees can benefit from:
Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
Ride to Work Scheme;
Eye test reimbursement;
Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts.
Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

All employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

Applying for the job

Thank you for taking the time to consider this vacancy.

Further details about the school can be found on our website:

www.thenorthschool.org.uk

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Jo Manning, Office Manager at joanne.manning@swale.at or 01233 614600.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at 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 Dates: 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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About The North School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1043 pupils
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01233 614600

We are proud that The North School is a happy and improving school where students and teachers enjoy learning together. An experienced team of colleagues provide all students with the best possible opportunities, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our teachers encourage all students to develop their resilience and independence.

Our students are expected to treat each other and staff with care, courtesy and consideration. They are taught to always try their very best at whatever they do and to value the progress they make as individuals. We value a community approach to education to ensure that there is a broad range of expertise within the school. This enables our students to be supported in all areas, so that they may strive to reach their full potential in school and in their future lives.

At The North School we recognise that the students are at the centre of the learning experience and that they all come with different needs and abilities, not to mention interests and strengths. Therefore, we continually review the curriculum diet available; to ensure that it best reflects the national picture and the needs of the students. This enables us to make the learning experience as skills based as possible with a broad range of subjects and an emphasis on personal achievement.

Working in partnerships with parents and the local community is important to us. Collaboration with parents to ensure that every student in our care reaches their full potential is highly valued. We encourage all parents to get involved in the life of the school. The well-established Parents’ Forum offers an excellent opportunity to influence the developments at The North School.

Our classroom practice and academic achievement is supported by a wide range of facilities that include a Basketball Academy, excellent sports facilities and clubs, a climbing wall and even a full working farm that has achieved great success at the Kent Show.

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