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DT Technician

DT Technician

  • Location

    Merton, London

  • Sector:

    Secondary Education

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sophie Child

  • Contact email:

    sophie@remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    170

  • Salary low:

    100

  • Job ref:

    Nat Mert_1530002418

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    perm

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-26

  • Startdate:

    September 2018

Are you enthusiastic about your specialist subject of Design Technology (DT)? Do you have school workshop experience as a technician including certifications to use the relevant machinery such as band saws and pillar drills

The role:
We currently require a School DT Technician for a secondary school in Merton. The role is full-time hours to start as soon as possible, term-time only. You will have knowledge of Resistant Materials.


Responsibilities:
This is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed school team, providing a practical service to the staff and pupils. Responsibilities as School DT Technician would include:

  • Ensuring all materials and equipment (including tools and machinery) are ready for practical lessons and demonstrations, liaising with teaching staff for lesson planning
  • Cleaning and storage of all equipment and stock, keeping workshops and classrooms tidy
  • Maintaining all relevant paperwork, including stocktaking and orders for new stock or equipment
  • Undertaking of safety checks and routine maintenance of workshop equipment and systems
  • Observing strict Health and Safety guidelines and keeping knowledge of this up-to-date
  • Assisting teaching staff in the running of practical sessions for pupils, interacting with the children, and undertaking other duties as directed by the department staff

Requirements:
As the successful Design Technology Technician candidate you will have:

  • A strong knowledge of the DT curriculum and a genuine interest in Resistant Materials (wood, plastic or metalwork)
  • Previous experience of working within a school workshop
  • Relevant qualifications in using various workshop machinery such as saws and drills
  • A patient approach towards working with children and adults alike
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • A strong work ethic, the ability to work as part of a team of technicians, and a professional attitude

Should you require any further information please contact Sophie Child on 02084181390.