Design Technology Technician

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 29 Apr 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£70 - £85 per day
  1. Long-term

Design Technology Technician

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a design technology technician looking for a new role?

I am currently recruiting for an experienced and enthusiastic DT technician for a secondary academy in Manchester.

The role is required from February on a full-time basis, initially until the Easter holidays, but may extend beyond.

The Role

School Design Technology Technician

Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 3.30pm

Duties include:-

Maintaining equipment.

Constructing and modifying technology equipment

Setting up materials for practical work including using circular saws, drills, sanders and heavy machinery to prepare wood, metals, plastics and other materials for student use

Using CAD/CAM equipment for 3D printing

Taking an active part in demonstrations and practical technology lessons

Ordering resources and keeping budgets.

Helping in practical lessons

Giving technical help to students.

Always meeting current health and safety standards.

COSHH qualification is required

Experience as a school technology technician, preferably in a good or outstanding UK school, supported by written references is desirable.

The Benefits

Full time temporary role

Excellent support from department and senior leadership team

Working in a centre of excellence for teaching

Competitive pay rates

May become permanent

To join us and be successful in this secondary technology technician role, you will need to:

  • a minimum of 6 weeks' experience of working in a UK secondary school with children aged 11- 18 either as a technician or teaching assistant or teacher.
  • Good references to support this experience
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 46 to be exact! With new courses added every term!

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don't leave candidate service or pay to chance.

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