Technician (Mechanics and Construction)

Sidestrand Hall School, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0NH

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Technician to oversee our workshops. Our curriculum involves several practical subjects including Forest Schools, Mechanics, Construction, Home Maintenance and the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme.

The ideal candidate will have practical experience of carpentry and/or mechanics. They will work with teaching staff to support the pupils in the teaching and learning in the department, helping prepare the lessons and demonstrate the tasks.

They will have a good knowledge of Health and Safety and be able to create a safe and organised work space. Applicants will be able to demonstrate a commitment to working with our pupils, be highly motivated, be flexible in their approach to work and have excellent teamwork skills.

What the school offers its staff

We are all immensely proud of our School. Sidestrand Hall School caters for pupils aged 7 – 19 years with wide ranging complex needs. The School stands in 15 acres of land on the North Norfolk Coast. We have a range of specialist facilities on site including gardens, greenhouse, woods with a bike trail, a go-kart track, mechanics and construction workshops, science lab, food technology room, sensory room, purpose built Sixth Form and residential units.

Our mission statement demonstrates our purpose as movingAchievement beyond Expectation.

Sidestrand Hall has a highly qualified, skilled and committed staff who guide and support pupils through a range of learning experiences which provide them with the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need. All pupils follow the National Curriculum differentiated to their needs and the extended curriculum offers opportunities for outdoor learning, developing independence and being an active member of the community.

Everypupil leaves Sidestrand Hall with Nationally recognised qualifications that prepare them for their next steps and work towards the outcomes of the SEN code of Practice, Preparing for Adulthood – Employment/Education, Independent Living, Community Participation and Good Health.

Commitment to safeguarding

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list.

If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post.

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About Sidestrand Hall School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 19
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

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