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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Design and technology, Food Technology

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am-3pm (flexible) Term time + 1 day for staff training

Contract type


Actual salary

Grade 6: £15,416 - £16,577

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player who will support 3D Design, Food and Textiles, liaising with the Faculty Leader and working closely with subject teachers.

You will be responsible for using your initiative and ensuring a high level of support is provided to the department with preparation of materials and resources for lessons, assisting student learning on a one-to-one basis and with small groups, allowing students to achieve and make progress.

You will be able to prioritise the requirements of the department and work independently to complete tasks.

Responsibilities include working alongside students in the workshop, supporting their development of skills, preparing classroom materials/resources, maintaining adequate stock levels and ensuring that routine maintenance and repairs of equipment and machinery is undertaken.

A good knowledge of the required health and safety, most up to date guidance and risk assessment requirements is required/essential, as is the possession of a wide range of practical skills including CAD/CAM, to be able to produce high quality exemplar materials for projects.

Experience gained in other fields e.g. industrial, will be highly valued.

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to work in a team
  • Show initiative and work independently
  • Ability to prioritise and manage changing workloads and situations
  • Adaptability to respond to the changing priorities of the department, school and students
  • Flexibility to work within other areas of the Design Technology Department
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent practical knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work closely and communicate effectively with students of high school age
  • Be computer literate and willing to learn school systems
  • Able to use CAM machines e.g. laser cutter

Desirable Skills and Abilities:

  • Be familiar with 2D design and Lasercut
  • Be confident in the use of working machines e.g. lathes
  • Previous technician experience
  • Some experience of electronics
  • Industrial experience

What the school offers its staff

At All Saints Catholic College, we aim to create a happy workplace culture through promoting a healthy work/life balance. We do that by providing a package of flexible employee benefits, including:

- An attractive pension scheme for both Teaching and Support staff.

- A high-quality wellbeing package including medical cover, counselling, physiotherapy, fast track medical cover, care service and a 24-hour GP helpline.

- Kirklees Employee Health Care, which also includes wellbeing support, physiotherapy.

- Care First Advice - a 24/7 information and counselling service.

- We are part of the Cycle to Work scheme. Tax free bikes and safety equipment can be payable by payroll deduction through a partnership with Cyclescheme.

Further details about the role

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who are able to work as part of the whole staff team, and who will support and uphold the Catholic ethos and practices of the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

At All Saints Catholic College the highest level of safeguarding is practised in every aspect to ensure all students and staff feel safe. This enables our community to be able to thrive in a supportive environment within the College and to be able to raise any concerns with confidence of appropriate action.

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About All Saints Catholic College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
900 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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All Saints is an 11-16 school, situated near the northern boundary of Kirklees. We are a Catholic school with students attending from diverse cultural backgrounds, which contribute to the distinctive ethos. All Saints Catholic College enjoys an “Outstanding Judgement” from the Leeds Diocese – Section 48 Inspection (May 2018). In November 2022, Ofsted judged All Saints ‘good’ in every category.

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