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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

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Subject

Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Pay Group 5 Pro rata £28,445 - £33,940 for hours and weeks stated (£31,558 - £37,654 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

* 1 Year Fixed Term Contract *

The Portsmouth Academy is seeking to appoint a skilled Senior Design Technology Technician to support our thriving department on a Fixed Term basis.You will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Design & Technology department with technical support to deliver the curriculum to students whilst championing health and safety awareness. Other responsibilities include obtaining stock, re-ordering, checking deliveries and undertaking annual stock checks across the Food and Design department.As Senior DT Technician, you will also manage and oversee the development of technical staff within the DT department.What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of roles and responsibilities please see the attached job description

  • Experience of working in an education environment and with young people
  • Knowledge of using and handling equipment within a Design Technology department
  • An understanding of the importance of Health & Safety
  • Experience of using Microsoft packages and databases
  • Educated to a minimum requirement of Grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) in English, Mathematics and Science
  • Hold a current clean valid driving licence. MIDAS Training will be supplied if required

What the school offers its staff

The Portsmouth Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

‘Pupils are happy at school and proud to be members of its community’ – Ofsted, 2022

We area “Microsoft Showcase School” due to our approach to digital learning. The academy has launched a one:one device policy, so every child in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 has their own laptop, and we are particular interested in finding teachers who have experience of, or would like to develop experience of, teaching with technology.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career
  • We place a strong emphasis on “Wellbeing for Staff” here at The Portsmouth Academy and were proud to previously receive the Wellbeing award at the Teach Portsmouth Awards
  • A state of the art building with fantastic facilities to house, art, music drama and humanities
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • An excellent Local Government pension scheme
  • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You - A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
  • Support staff have access to 'Discount for Teachers' with a huge range of money saving deals and vouchers
  • A 'Refer a Friend' incentive scheme
  • Free parking in our staff car park


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Portsmouth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1173 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

“Leaders have dramatically improved the quality of teaching, learning and assessment… consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is consistently good and continues to improve.” – Ofsted, April 2017 -

The Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

Arranging a visit to The Portsmouth Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicky.brown@tpa.tsat.uk.

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