Textile Techncian

Bideford College, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3AR

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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Actual salary


Pay scale

C1 – C5 £10.59 - £11.87, £20,425 - £22,905 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good sewing and dress making skills
  • A knowledge and understanding of textile techniques
  • Good IT skills
  • Experience of stock control
  • Knowledge of safeguarding children requirements
  • Ability to maintain accurate work records and maintain inventories

What the school offers its staff

  • A focus on staff happiness, healthiness and a holistic approach to wellbeing.
  • Great pay and opportunities to develop your skills across a growing Trust.
  • Access to an outstanding local government pension scheme and generous holidays.
  • Inclusion in Perkbox - our benefits scheme which provides a range of great savings and perks.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme to give practical support for your health and wellbeing.
  • On site parking and a modern, well equipped school workplace.
  • The option to be part of a nationally recognised cycle to work scheme.
  • Opportunities to access quality CPD, to ensure professional success and personal satisfaction.
  • A team of dedicated staff who are passionate about supporting teaching and learning.
  • A Trust culture which is fair, developmental, and supportive of staff and pupils.

Further details about the role

Want to have a positive impact on the outcomes of young people? Bideford College (part of Athena Learning Trust) are looking for a textile technician to work as part of our design and technology team supporting our young people to fully access our high quality teaching and learning.

Why us? You will be working with an amazing team of people and we can also offer you some great benefits, including top rates of pay, access to an outstanding pension scheme, support with your health and wellbeing, CPD opportunities, free parking, a wide range of rewards and even savings on your weekly shop!

Bideford College, are looking to appoint a Textiles Technician to provide support for our Textiles technology curriculum as well as other subject areas within technology. The successful candidate will be able to work positively and proactively, helping with the organisation and set up of lessons. The successful candidate must be willing to work flexibly to support the needs of the school.

The role is for 20 hours per week, term time only on a fixed term basis (maternity cover). January 2023 start.

Grade C1 – C5 £10.59 - £11.87 - £20,425 - £22,905 FTE, actual salary £9,134.51 - £10,238.59

If you would like to learn more about this position, or would like to apply, please visit our website; https://www.athenalearningtrust.uk/work-for-us

Closing date: Wednesday 30th November 2022, 9am

Interviews on Wednesday 7th December 2022

Safeguarding Statement:

Athena Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.

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About Bideford College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1380 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01566 701 683

Bideford College is part of the Athena Learning Trust alongside Altarnun Primary, Atlantic Academy, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School . Bideford College is a rapidly improving 11 – 18 secondary school on the North Devon coast. It aims to ensure that all students, regardless of socio-economic background can successfully move on to their next step in education or employment with the skills and qualifications they need. We do this through a broad and balanced curriculum and co-curricular offer which enables students to develop resilience, knowledge and contribute positively to the local and global community. We are committed to driving up standards, insisting on high expectations and raising the aspirations of our students. We are proud of the broad and balanced curriculum that we offer our students in both the main school and in the sixth form. It offers the potential to develop a range of academic and vocational skills that prepares young people for careers in the 21st century. This is underpinned by a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities that nurtures the development of sporting, artistic and technical talents that sees our students succeed at a local, national and international level. Bideford College is a caring community and we are proud of the inclusive school climate that has been created through the positive relationships developed between students and staff. We want our students to feel safe in the learning culture that exists in the classrooms of the college.

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