Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702.00 Annually (FTE) Grade D8, 20 hours per week/39 weeks per year.

Faculty Technician job summary

Job Purpose

The main purpose of the Faculty Technician is to provide much of the wide-ranging support necessary for the faculty to operate efficiently. The post-holder is required to be instrumental in enabling the faculty to deliver the curriculum safely and effectively. Consequently, they will need to be organised, an excellent communicator, and take a flexible and proactive approach towards discharging their duties. The post-holder will also be required to work to deadlines and respond to the ever-changing needs of the faculty, sometimes at short notice.

**Part time will be considered**

Key Duties

  • Ensure all necessary curriculum resources are ordered and prepared in a timely manner.

  • Take a proactive approach to identifying and resolving problems. Communicate proactively and effectively with all staff in the faculty to help ensure that issues with teaching areas and resources are identified and rectified promptly and that each teacher feels supported.

  • Ensure all rooms are safe, well maintained, and appropriately resourced.

    Weekly room inspections should be conducted and recorded.

    Inspections must include Health and Safety checks on all equipment and machinery throughout the faculty and ensure that adequate supplies of appropriate materials, etc. are available in each room.

    Defects must be reported and repaired as appropriate - liaise with the caretaking/premises team/contractors, etc. as necessary to organise repairs, etc.

  • Clean, maintain, service, repair, setup, and test workshop machinery/equipment, etc. as appropriate - organise contractors to do these tasks if necessary.

  • Record keeping - create and maintain service, testing and other records, (e.g., COSHH inventory, equipment inventory, etc.).

  • Conduct a range of administration duties, e.g., printing, photocopying and setting up resources for cover lessons, etc.

  • Ensure all necessary Health and Safety certification is kept up to date and undertake additional CPD as required.

  • Monitor and maintain stock levels across the faculty, allowing for when the financial books close and ordering isn’t possible.

  • Order, receive, and distribute materials and equipment across the faculty.

  • Organise, store and tidy materials, etc. across the faculty.

  • Support teachers and students (under teacher supervision) during lessons and assist with packing away equipment and materials as required.

    Support staff with the development of projects, resources, displays, etc. as required. Work closely with teaching staff to support, develop and further extend the work of the faculty and the experiences of the students.


    Data Protection / General Data Protection Regulations Compliance

The Privacy Notice sets our general principles in relation to Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulations. You should also abide all Trust policies relating to the use of data including but not limited to: 


Acceptable Use Policy 

  • Records Retention Policy 

  • Personal Data Breach Procedure 

  • Employee Code of Conduct 

  • E-safety Policy 

  • Social Media Policy 

  • Use of Personal Devices Policy 

Our Privacy Notice for Employees explains how we use your personal data. Teachers must abide by the Teachers’ Standards throughout their career. Teachers (and staff appointed under Teaching Staff Terms and Conditions) must have an understanding of, and always act within, the statutory frameworks which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.

You should note that a duty of confidentiality applies to all personal data they see prior to their first day of employment (for example, pupil lists for the purposes of lesson planning or other activities to support teaching and learning). This reflects the custom and practice of teachers’ contracts of employment starting on the first day of term while recognising the need to be aware of and plan to support pupil needs.   

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

‘This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974.’

Your application form will be processed by My New Term who act for DMAT as a data processor- please see our Privacy Notice for more information about how we process job applicant personal data.

The successful candidate will be required to come to DMAT HQ to complete mandatory training.

Training Details:

Location: Central Head Office (Wardhayes) 8 Simmons Way, Okehampton, EX20 1PY

Duration: Monday– Friday

Purpose: To provide comprehensive training on company policies, procedures, and systems necessary for successful integration into the role.

Training Schedule: Daily sessions from 9am to 4pm, with breaks provided.

Benefits of Training Week:

To gain valuable insights into our company culture and values.

Interact with key stakeholders and team members.

Acquire essential knowledge and skills to excel in your role.

Establish a strong foundation for your career growth within Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust.

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Okehampton College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1306 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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