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Design Technology Technician

John Madejski Academy, 125 Hartland Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8AF
John Madejski Academy
Full Time, Term Time
£19,554 - £22,911
9th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
15th November 2022 03:23 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1269405

Salary: £20,444 -£22,12937 Pro rata to Term Time plus 1 week
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Hours pw: 37
Start Date: ASAP

This is a permanent, term time + 5 days vacancy

About the Opportunity

Interviews will be held before the closing date, please apply early to avoid disappointment.

We are seeking to appoint an organised and enthusiastic technician to join our growing team within Design and Technology.

Do you enjoy a different day each day?

Enjoy challenges and supporting learning?

We are looking for a technician who can confidently organise the provision of practical support for the relevant curriculum area (i.e. Design Technology /3D design and Graphic Design  ) for staff and students at all key stages in the school/college. We would like our new colleague to assist the respective head/s of department in securing an environment in which students can safely pursue investigative practical work.

We are passionate and committed to ensuring our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, working towards high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide students with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every student reaches their full potential. Are you ready to make a difference?!

About You

  • Minimum of GCSE Grade C in Maths and English
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Competent use of ICT
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation as it relates to the work of the school.
  • Ability to work in a food and textiles environment to support learning
  • Able to withstand: Long Periods of sitting or standing. Bending and stretching and using a kick stool for display work.
  • Detailed knowledge of safe working practices in relation to the handling and usage of hazardous equipment and tools.
  • Committed to the safeguarding of students and young people

More details can be found in the supporting job description attached.

If you wish to visit the school, please email the Principal's PA, Stacey Soares.

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire, and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values while ensuring that fun and happiness are key attributes of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils, and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training, and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage, or ability.

TWHF recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that reflects diversity from the communities it serves. TWHF values the contributions of all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment; which at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010, TWHF welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process that is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Safeguarding Statement:

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

John Madejski Academy

John Madejski Academy

Part of The White Horse Federation

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