Technology Technician John Cabot Academy, Bristol

Job description

We are looking for a Design and Technology Technician to join our supportive and talented team at John Cabot Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

This role is 25.5 hours per week, term time only + 5 inset days.

What we are looking for:

To be successful in the post, the Design and Technology Technician will provide technical assistance and support to meet the practical requirements of the Design and Technology (DT) curriculum. They will prepare, provide, maintain and manage the necessary resources and information required to enable, safe and engaging practical activities to be undertaken by staff and students. Maintain an appropriate Health and Safety culture ensuring that all relevant Health and Safety regulations and guidelines are adhered to at all times.

Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.

Your opportunity:
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.

About the Cabot Learning Federation

The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases.

John Cabot Academy is a forward-thinking Academy based in Kingswood Bristol. John Cabot Academy provides education to 1125 students Key Stages 3 to 5. JCA is an environment where everyone, staff and students alike, value learning. There are strong systems and pastoral support which mean our students are happy and safe. Finally, we provide our students with moments of 'awe and wonder', experiences which will change the course of their lives. Together this means our students leave JCA able to fulfil their potential in their adult lives.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

Essential educational requirements

A good general standard of education

Basic ICT and clerical skills/qualifications

First Aid qualification or willing to undertake First Aid training

Essential qualifications

A good general standard of education

Basic ICT and clerical skills/qualifications

First Aid qualification or willing to undertake First Aid training

Essential skills and experience

Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written

Food preparation

Ability to complete reprographics work

Good literacy and numeracy skills

High level of organisation

Ability to research resources required for the department areas being supported

A proactive team player

Experience of providing technician support to a department or group

Employee benefits

Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:

As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
Dedicated Training and Development programmes
Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
Flu Jabs
Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
Comprehensive Induction process
Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round

About John Cabot Academy

Woodside Road, Bristol, BS15 8BD
John Cabot Academy website (opens in a new window)