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Design Technology Technician

Tradewind Recruitment
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a self-motivated Design and Technology Technician in the Cheshire West & Chester area?

Tradewind are currently recruiting for an outstanding Design and Technology Technician for a very popular school in the Cheshire West & Chester area. The school is looking for somebody to start immediately and it is a part-time post, where you will be working for the full day on Monday and Friday. This is a temporary position which will turn permanent.

The successful candidate will be joining an Ofsted rated 'Good' school, which is rich of history and home to many well-established and recently appointed leaders. This school features an engineering workshop, an adjoining heat treatment room and two woodworking workshops where students can work with the more traditional tools and equipment through to specialist machine tools and Computer Aided Manufacture.

Essential skills and training that are needed to be successful in this job application:

Has experience supporting Design Technology across KS3 and KS4
Experience of safe usage, operation, cleaning, upkeep, minor repairs and maintenance of workshop equipment
Evidence of ability to form professional relationships with both students and colleagues
Knowledge of safe usage and correct application of a wide range of machinery, equipment, tools and materials, associated specialist tooling etc.
Engineering design and construction techniques/solutions.
Comprehensive understanding of design and technology methodologies and practices
Up to date knowledge of engineering design, construction techniques and solutions
Problem solving and analytical
IT skills
Knowledge of health and safety, electrical regulations and COSHH.


DATA qualification and training in the use of band and circular saws, milling machines and centre lathes
Experience of working with laser cutters and relevant software
Experience of working within the Food & Nutrition area of Design & Technology
Knowledge of working within the Food and Nutrition area of Design and Technology

To join us and be considered for this Design Technology Technician position available in Cheshire West & Chester you must:

Has the legal right to work in the UK
Has a complete 10 year career history
Has an enhanced DBS on the update service, or be prepared to undertake a new one (costs £48.50 which is refunded after 20 days worked)
Provide a minimum of 2 references covering the last 2 years, including your most recent teaching reference

Click 'Apply Now' for this great position as a Design Technology Technician in a Cheshire West & Chester based School or further further information contact Anthony Bailey on (phone number removed) / (url removed)
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