Senior Design Technology Technician

Broadway Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B20 3DP

24 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£21,269 - £27,514

Actual salary

£18,223 - £23,574

Senior Design Technology Technician job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Senior Technician to work across all the material areas of DT including Resistant Materials, Graphics, Textiles and Food. Broadway Academy is a high performing academy in north Birmingham.

The Department:

Design Technology is a well-established, supportive, and friendly department part of the Technical Vocational Directorate that also includes Art, ICT, Health and Social Care and Business Studies. We offer Design Technology throughout KS3 where pupils rotate across subject areas and within KS4 we offer GSCE Design Technology via the AQA specification.

The post holder:

You will have the experience and skills to be able to:

  • maintain four Resistant Material workshops, Graphics, Food and Textiles rooms;
  • carry out general repair and maintenance work within the DT rooms;
  • provide stock control of equipment, tools and machinery. Manage the use of resources to meet the needs of the school.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies relating to Technicians.
  • Line-manage individuals and teams of technical staff including responsibility for staff development.
  • In consultation with appropriate Heads of Department, assist in the development and monitoring of relevant plans and procedures to support the implementation of the curriculum and school targets.
  • Develop and monitor the relevant budget and liaise with the responsible officer as appropriate.
  • Undertake the deployment of technical staff in line with the school policy.
  • Ensure physical resources are managed to best value and liaise with relevant personnel.
  • Ensure that the training & development needs of staff are assessed and met in conjunction with school policy.
  • To undertake appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management.

Join us and grow

We encourage staff and students to be aspirational. Staff development is a priority and staff are empowered to continue their own learning. Alongside external training opportunities, the Academy has developed accelerated leadership programmes linked to NPQML and NPQSL and offers a range of induction and CPD programmes.

We believe in the potential of every student and we are on an exciting journey to outstanding. If you are keen to work in a successful and growing academy, which encourages staff to aim high in their own careers, this could be a great opportunity for you.

Find out more by coming to have a look around. Visits to the school are encouraged.

To arrange a visit, seek more information and to request a full application pack, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education:

M: 07921 583 731


You can also visit our dedicated recruitment website:

Applying for the job

To arrange a visit, seek more information and to request a full application pack, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education:
M: 07921583731

You can also visit our dedicated recruitment website:

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About Broadway Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1235 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Broadway is a successful Academy with an inclusive ‘can do’ attitude which supports all young people in achieving their ambitions. This is captured in our motto: “Our Children, Our Community, Believe it can be done!”

Our Academy develops, in partnership with parents, rounded, responsible, caring young adults who live the school’s values and contribute to the society that they live in. This is achieved by encouraging students to live out and practice the Academy values of Integrity, Respect, Optimism, Responsibility, Appreciation, Aspiration, Generosity and Inclusivity.

Our curriculum is tailored to the particular needs of our community and designed so that all students maximise their academic potential so that they can flourish, both whilst at school and throughout their lives, as pro-active British citizens. We have a particular emphasis on ensuring that students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds excel in all aspects of Academy life.

We provide a safe, caring and inspirational learning environment based on high quality learning, exceptional pastoral support and a stunning co-curricular programme.

You can find more information about our school on our website

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