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Job ID
44836568
Posting Date
14/11/2017
Company
Bow School
Location
UK-London-London
Industries
Education
Job type
Full time
Career level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level
GCSE / Scottish or equivalent
Salary
17,840.00 - 19,087.00  per year
Term time plus 5 days
Hours of Work
Term-time working
Job reference code
DT Tech/ Nov 17

Bow School

Design and Technology Technician

Job description

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION & PERSON SPECIFICATION

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY TECHNICIAN

 

BOW SCHOOL

44 TWELVETREES CRESCENT, BOW, LONDON, E3 3QW

T: 020 7536 5525   F: 020 7987 4504

E: info@bow-school.org.uk

www.bow-school.org.uk


 

 

Experience of:

         Working within a Design and Technology workshop environment

         Working with young people

 

Special abilities/aptitudes

      Able to plan and use own initiative

      Excellent communication skills with children and adults

      High quality organisational skills

      Flexibility and the ability to work as part of and contribute to the team

      High level interpersonal skills

 

Other specific requirements

      Commitment to the school’s Equal Opportunities Policy and acceptance of responsibility for its practical application

      The ability to be flexible in relation to working hours as required

      A knowledge of working practice in the education sector and/or schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE POST IS SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE SUBJECT TO RELEVANT VETTING CHECKS BEFORE AN OFFER OF APPOINTMENT IS CONFIRMED AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO RECHECKING AS APPROPRIATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post Title:

Design & Technology Technician

 

 

Purpose:

To support the Design Technology Department by preparing materials for and during lessons

 

 

Reporting to:

2i/c Art, Design and Technology

 

 

Resources responsible for:

Department tools and equipment

 

 

Working Time:

35 hrs per week,  term time plus 5 days

 

 

Scale/Grade

Scale 3, £17,840 to £19,087 per annum (actual salaryinc.London Weighting)

 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Actively promote and assist with the compliance of the school’s health and safety policies and safe working practices etc. as they apply to the DT department.

 

  1. Ensuring general maintenance and good order of all facilities. Checking and maintaining all machinery, tools, components and accessories, including determining maintenance schedules and keeping appropriate records. Arranging for maintenance where necessary.

 

  1. Assist with the preparation of curriculum materials throughout the departments. Preparing, setting up and checking equipment, machinery and apparatus for teaching purposes in all areas of the departments.

 

 

  1. Meeting the technical needs of the school concerning public examinations/assessments, including the supply and preparation of materials and construction of specialist items.

 

  1. Devising, developing and producing teaching aids for the departments in consultation with the teaching staff.

 

Other Specific Duties

 

 

  1. Provide technical advice and support in lessons and assistance to departments.

 

  1. Participating in the selection of new items of equipment. Recommending specifications where possible.

 

  1. Receiving deliveries.

 

  1. Setting up and operating systems for stock control including appropriate storage systems for departmental resources.

 

  1. Participating in the development of departmental technical facilities.

 

  1. Maintaining satisfactory standards of safety and security in relation to the technical service to the departments.

 

  1. Liaison as appropriate with other departments within the school, with other establishments and with appropriate sections of the LA.

 

  1. To be a first aider

 

Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

 

Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and telephone callers.

 

The school will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

The postholder will be required to demonstrate a continual positive commitment to the school’s policies including those relating to safeguarding children, health & safety, and equal opportunities.

This job description is current at the date shown, but in consultation with you, may be changed by the head teacher to reflect or anticipate changes to the job commensurate with the grade and job title.

 

 

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