Design & Technology Technician

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Type of Position:Design & Technology Technician
School:Twynham School
Salary:£16,497 to £17,164
Start Date:September 2022
Closing Date: 18th August 2022 at 8am


Start date

September 2022

Contract type

Full time, 37 hours per week, term time plus INSET days

Green Book (support staff) conditions

Contract term



Grade 5

Salary range

Support staff salary point 4-6

£16,497 to £17,164 per annum


Twynham School


About the Post


We have an exciting opportunity for a well organised and practically minded individual to support our friendly and forward-thinking Design and Technology department. The suitable candidate will be responsible for routine safety and maintenance checks, support classroom teachers during some practical lessons, prepare and order materials, and general resources to support the Design Technology department.

A general knowledge and experience of working within some of the following areas is required: Product Design (working with woods and plastics) Engineering, Textiles and Graphics. Any knowledge of working with laser cutters, 3D printers, robotics and electronics will be an added advantage however full training will be given. You will also have a flexible and adaptable approach with the ability to work alongside young people and adults. 

Twynham School is a very special place with an excellent reputation both locally and nationally. We are a heavily over-subscribed school where achievement is exceptionally high, students are well-behaved and eager to learn and relationships are very special. There is an energy about Twynham School; we are entering an exciting decade for the school, our MAT and our community. Successful applicants can be confident that they will be working in a truly great environment.


This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.


Who we are looking for


This position is ideal for candidates:

  • With a vocational or academic qualification in a relevant subject area at NVQ level 2 or above, together with previous practical experience in an appropriate work area.
  • With a familiarity of the safe and proper use of any specialist equipment for which the post will be responsible
  • Who would relish the opportunity to work in a forward-thinking and exciting organisation
  • Who passionately believe in the power of education to change lives


You are likely to be someone who:

  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Relishes the challenge of working in an educational environment
  • Works with energy and enthusiasm
  • Will embrace our highly supportive and professional culture


Twynham Learning can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with wonderful young people
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues throughout our school
  • High quality continued professional development and opportunities to progress


Any questions?


To discuss the post or your application, please contact Joanne Brickell at


How to apply


To apply for this vacancy, please submit an application form by email to: 


Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form –Non-Teaching Posts’ will be accepted. You can download the form here:


The closing date is Thursday 18th August 2022 at 8am.



Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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