Hours: 37 hours per week, term-time only plus 5 days in the holidays across the academic year agreed with Line Manager
Do you have a passion for Design Technology, Engineering and STEM? Are you a skilled, talented and creative technician? Do you have the drive and communication skills to share this passion and skill with young people to help give them the practical skills they need for a future career? This post would suit someone with the relevant experience or someone with a passion and willing to learn.
If so, we want you to join our fast growing and highly ambitious Engineering and Technology Department. We have excellent facilities and our workshop is one of the best in the South East. Our students are very passionate about Design Technology and Engineering. We therefore, are fully committed and extremely driven to provide for them the best possible experiences and outcomes. You will work closely alongside a wide variety of staff who work together to achieve this for our students.
As a DT Technician at Bexhill Academy you will be responsible for ensuring a high level of support is provided to the Technology and Engineering Department, and very importantly-support for students, both during lessons (practical and theory) as well as during after school clubs.
Responsibilities will include working alongside students in the workshop, supporting their development of skills, preparing classroom materials/resources, maintaining adequate stock levels and ensuring that routine maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery is undertaken. A good knowledge of the required health and safety matters, most up to date guidance and risk assessment requirements is required/essential.
The role will primarily be within the DT/Resistant materials area but could also include supporting some other areas such as Craft, Science or Art, if the timetable allows.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.