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Design and Technology TechnicianJob Type: Fixed Term Contract until 26th March 2021. 30 hours per week, term time only + training days
Salary: Band 5 SCP 4-6 Β£18,426-19,171 Full Time Equivalent



We are looking for a flexible, dynamic and knowledgeable technician to support learning within all areas of Design & Technology, including Resistant Materials, Textiles and Food Technology at Harrogate High School.

Your main tasks will consist of:

  • assisting in the maintenance of technology classrooms and kitchen, includingcollecting and tidying away used equipment;
  • assisting in the maintenance and organisation of stock;
  • providing technical demonstrations within Resistant Materials;
  • supporting students with practical tasks within lessons; and
  • implementing the maintenance schedule for workshop tools/machines and carryingout basic repairs where possible.

You will have experience of working in a workshop or similar environment and have competent manufacturing skills including wood, plastic and CAD/CAM. You will be able to perform routine maintenance on a range of machines including scroll saws, planer thicknesser, band saw, circular saw, 3D printer and laser cutter. DATA training certificates for workshop machinery would be highly desirable.

Candidates must have NVQ Level 2 in a relevant subject or equivalent and appropriate.

Due to circumstances surrounding Covid-19, we have not specified a start date, however we expect that the start date will be September 2020.

Key dates:

Closing date:
To be confirmed

To be confirmed


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