Design Technology Techinican

Exclusive Education are seeking a Technician with strong Engineering knowledge to provide technical support to the Design and Technology Team.

You’ll support students and teachers in practical lessons, prepare materials, work in conjunction with teaching staff to develop new projects and maintain the school workshop and equipment.

To be considered for this position role, you must:

  • Have appropriate experience of, or qualifications in maintaining, calibrating and operating machinery including a centre lathe, milling machine, pillar drill, band saw, tool grinder, planer, circular saw and any other relevant qualifications appropriate to this role.  A good knowledge or broad understanding of CNC operated machinery would be an advantage though not essential.
  • Be able to operate and be responsible for the general maintenance of the equipment in the DT department;
  • Assist with the preparation, distribution and storage of resources and materials and the upkeep of equipment records, within the workshops;
  • Inform senior colleagues of any Health and Safety implications as they arise;
  • Maintain a high standard of tidiness within the workshops and preparation areas;
  • Experience working in a secondary school, working with or training apprentices would be an advantageous but not essential
  • Enjoy working with young people in a busy school setting
  • Have excellent practical skills, be highly organised and self-motivated

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an outstanding teaching practitioner who has high expectations of self and others
  • Be passionate about encouraging all children to achieve success
  • Be ambitious to support and extend the learning opportunities for all of the pupils
  • Have a commitment to working in partnership with staff, parents and the community to promote excellent learning opportunities for all
  • Be driven, enthusiastic and a clear vision for educational excellence
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the design and technology curriculum
  • Have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Have confidence in their design and technology Knowledge
  • Have a passion for providing high teaching standards

You must have:

  • QTS or a UK recognised equivalent teaching qualification
  • At least 6 months experience working with children in the last 2 years
  • Legal right to work in the UK

This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, cost of which will be met by the applicant, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and professional reference checks

If you are interested in the above role or any other teaching opportunities then please send your CV to

Exclusive Education will offer you:

  • Your own personal consultant, dedicated to finding you work
  • Competitive day rates
  • 24/7 on call service
  • Access to all day to day, short term and long term roles our schools task us with filling
  • A fast clearance process