Design and Technology Technician
|Job title:||Design and Technology Technician|
|Location:||Leicester, Leicester, England|
|Salary:||£10 - £11 per hour|
|Contact name:||Aspire People Limited|
Job descriptionDT Technician
Aspire People are currently recruiting for A Design and Technology Technician to ensure that all students are able to achieve their potential whilst accessing the Design and Technology curriculum, by providing specialist technical support within the faculty and across the wider school as directed. (includes D & T, Engineering, Food Technology, Art, Textiles, Graphics). You will support the teaching of all existing and new option choices as required and liaise with and assist other school technicians, e.g. Science, Food Technology and school site/estates team as required.
Roles & Responsibilities
*Responsible for providing an efficient, effective and timely support service across the faculty.
*Support students and staff across the school in workshops with practical work and projects
*To assist as a technician across the school in other faculties as required
*Jointly responsible for awareness of appropriate Health & Safety legislation. Utilising CLEAPPS and updating Risk assessments and other legislative paperwork up to date as appropriate. Where necessary implementing changes and ensuring that all faculty staff (teaching and support) are adequately trained.
*Joint responsibility for ensuring students and staff follow good working practices at all times.
*Responsible for inspection, maintenance, replacement and correct use and storage of all equipment across the faculty.
*Responsible for ensuring curriculum areas meet current Health and Safety standards and that tools and equipment are fit for purpose prior to use by staff and students.
*Liaise with Head of faculty regarding stock levels, to include responsibility for ordering new stock and ensuring value for money is achieved.
*Responsible for day-to-day preparation and cleanliness of the faculty areas. To include regular and effective inspections of work stations, benches, hand tools, machinery and ancillary equipment.
*Responsible for identifying and repairing minor problems with machinery and hand tools. To include replacement of defective parts. Reporting major defects to appropriate external repair.
*Ensuring the safe storage of tools, equipment and materials including where necessary the manufacturing of racks and other equipment.
*To cover for the Food Technology Technician during any absence as required.
*Responsible for the construction and preparation of equipment used in lessons and demonstrations by teaching staff.
*Responsible for the mounting and displaying of students work including the use of reprographics and audio-visual equipment where appropriate.
*Safe storage of hazardous materials according to COSHH regulations, including provision and use of appropriate PPE including when necessary the correct disposal of such materials.
*Implementation and maintenance of an efficient and effective system of stock control ensuring the safe distribution of stock within the technology department; ensure the accuracy and safe keeping of all records of alcohols, poisons, inflammable liquids, lifting equipment and the like used within the department.
*Assist staff by demonstrating new software to students as appropriate, e.g. CAD CAM. Responsible for the preparation and safe use of CNC machinery including keeping abreast of developments in the use thereof.
*Where appropriate instruct, guide and train staff, individual and/or student groups in the use of appropriate CAD/CAM, Robotics, 2D & 3D Design, software and hardware.
*Preparing, retrieving and cleaning of equipment and materials for lessons, activities and examinations in curriculum areas.
*Assist staff with demonstrations and the supervision of students where necessary including the emergency or practical oversight of small student groups carrying out project work under the direction of a member of staff.
*Undertake training and development commensurate with the post.
*Any other duties within the spirit and scope of the grading as requested or required.
You will be supported by me, Rob Holland. I am Aspire People's Senior Office & Technical consultant and we have been supplying non-teaching staff to schools in the area for the past 5 years. Whether it is temporary or permanent work that you are looking for, then I will be able to assist you. I offer excellent rates of pay and I will be on hand to offer support throughout assignments.
Please apply above and we will be in touch. Alternatively, if you know of anybody who might be interested then we offer generous referral fees!
To find out more about Aspire People head to our website www.aspirepeople.co.uk
*Please note that applicants must have a DBS on the update service, or be willing to pay for a new one to be processed*
Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.