Mon to Fri 8am-4pm - 38 weeks term time plus two weeks (40 weeks)
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly skilled Design Technology Technician.
The Technology Department is a vibrant area of the school where students create high quality products from a range of materials and where staff are enthusiastic to support them.
The successful candidate will assist teachers and students in the smooth running, demonstration and organisation of practical activities across the department, as well as monitoring the implementation of the department’s Health and Safety policy. Other duties will include regular auditing, machine health and safety checks and ordering of materials, tools and equipment and the organisation of all department resources.
The Technology department is very well equipped with a range of industrial specification systems, including: CAM equipment such as a laser cutter and 3D printer. The department has a wide range of mechanical systems for example: circular saw, band saws, scroll saws, pillar drills and sanding machines. The Technology department works within a wide range of resistant and more compliant materials but especially timber based materials.
Experience of working as a Technology technician, or previous experience of working within a relevant industrial field; for example, carpentry, joinery, cabinet making or as an Art technician would be desirable. This role involves working alongside a number of department staff; therefore, good communication and team skills are essential.
Slough and Eton is a great school on the outskirts of Slough, which serves the Chalvey community. We are relentlessly focused on ensuring great teaching, learning and experiences are at the core of what we do. It is an exciting time for us and our students are a pleasure to work with.
Staff benefits include:
- Complimentary breakfast
- Break and lunch time refreshments
- An onsite gym for staff use out of hours
- Free flu vaccinations
If you are interested in finding out more then please read the welcome letter from our Headteacher and feel free to visit the school in advance of applying.
We welcome applications from colleagues who may wish to be considered in a part-time/job share capacity and are happy to explore flexible working arrangements. We are, of course, committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students and staff and will conduct all necessary DBS checks as part of our recruitment process.
We look forward to hearing from you.
If you would like to contribute to our exciting future please visit our website at www.slougheton.com in the vacancy section for further details and application pack or contact our HR Advisor, Beverly Glanville for an application form firstname.lastname@example.org
CVs alone will not be accepted as a valid application.
Closing date: 9am, Friday 29 September 2023
Interviews: w/c 2nd October 2023
We reserve the right to interview promising candidates prior to this date if applications are received early.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
We are, of course, committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students and staff and will conduct all necessary DBS checks as part of our recruitment process. We look forward to hearing from you.