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DT Technician

Leatherhead, Surrey

Flat Fee Recruiter Limited

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Job Level
Full Time
50 days ago
£20,722 - £22,716
Flat Fee Recruiter Limited
23 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Recruiter Type
Direct Employer


St Andrew’s, a voluntary-aided, mixed Catholic comprehensive secondary school is looking to appoint a DT Technician, starting September 2022.

DT Technician

Surrey, KT22 7JP

Full Time, Term Time (39 weeks per year)

Monday to Friday, 8.15am – 4.15pm

£20,722 - £22,716 FTE

Please Note: Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the fastest improving schools in the country, where staff and students work together in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect so that we can learn with and from each other.

We want to be the best school in England. Are you the person to help us achieve this?

About the Role

We are looking for a technician to support teachers in the delivery of Design and Technology. Your main tasks will include assisting in the maintenance and safety of the design and technology rooms, including collecting and tidying away used equipment; assisting in the maintenance and organisation of stock; and following the maintenance schedule for tools and machines and carrying out basic repairs where possible.

Your main duties will include:

Support students and teaching staff when doing practical tasks.

Prepare materials, equipment and resources of lessons.

Administrative tasks e.g. filing, photocopying and laminating.

To check on a daily, weekly and half termly basis all machinery and equipment in the workshop and organise any repairs and maintenance of equipment.

To ensure suitable storage of stock, re-ordering as required.

To ensure that equipment and working areas are kept in a clean and tidy order.

To provide technical support during lessons, including individual or small group pupil support where appropriate.

To have a particular regard for health and safety matters in accordance with school policy and statutory requirements.

To check and empty extraction systems on a regular basis.

To support the department in setting up for Open Evenings, Options Evenings and Exhibitions – providing technical support at these events when necessary.

To support catch-up session and extra-curricular clubs during lunch or after school.

About You

The ideal DT Technician must:

Have good IT skills

Have a love for technology and resistant materials

Be comfortable using machinery and equipment in a modern technology suite, to include laser cutter and 3D software/printer along with traditional workshop machinery (training will be provided)

Have previous experience of working in a similar role (training can be provided)

Be passionate about providing an outstanding service to students and staff

Prioritise tasks effectively and adapt to changing priorities

Ability to work under pressure

Demonstrate a commitment to Professional Development

Enjoy working with young people

Be a motivator

Be a good communicator both verbal and written and be able to communicate at both a technical and non-technical level

Have personal integrity and the drive to do what is best for the students

Have a sense of humour!!!

The successful candidate will be provided with excellent CPD and developmental opportunities throughout their time at St Andrew’s in preparation for future promotion.

Closing Date: 11 July 2022

Start Date: 1 September 2022

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received, and the school reserves the right to make an appointment prior to closing date.

The Governing body of St Andrew’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Other suitable skills and experience includes Teaching Assistant, Workshop Assistant, Design and Technology Teacher, Lab Assistant, Lead Technician, Woodworker, Carpenter

Ad ID: 5408905641