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DT Technician

DT Technician

  • Location

    Merton, London

  • Sector:

    Secondary Education

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  • Contact:

    Natalie Abel

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • 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

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 knowdlege of Resistant Materials.

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

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 Natalie Abel on 02084181390.