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DT Technician: Resistant Materials, Art and DT Food

Job information
Salary Salary HC4.
Organisation Kingstone Academy Trust
Location Kingstone High School, Kingstone, Herefordshire
Hours 37 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 days.
Term/duration Permanent, subject to successful probationary period.
Closing date 23 February 2020

Job details

Post Commences: 20th April 2020 or as soon as possible

Kingstone High School is seeking to appoint a capable, enthusiastic and practical Design Technology Technician to split their time between the subject areas of Resistant Materials, Art and Design and DT Food and Nutrition. You will require a good understanding of the principles of health and safety and food hygiene.

The position involves preparation of Design and Technology materials (e.g. Wood, Plastic and Metals) such as measuring and cutting for teaching staff demonstrations and disposal of equipment and materials afterwards. Previous experience in operating machinery and handling materials is useful, however training will be provided where required essential.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • preparing equipment and teaching areas
  • maintaining equipment
  • ensuring a safe environment for students and staff

The successful applicant will need to be flexible and able to prioritise workload. The role will include ownership of the areas in which you work, to include tidiness and cleanliness to a high standard, so you will be organised and methodical. You will be working in support of close-knit teams and so you must be approachable, helpful and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done well. As an integral part of our school community the successful candidate will be an excellent role model with the commitment to all students to receive an outstanding educational experience.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All vacancies that involve working with vulnerable adults and/or children will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level, along with other standard pre-employment checks.

For more information contact

To arrange a visit to the school or for more information, please call or e-mail Mrs Sally Spreckley on 01981 250224 ext 264 or

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.