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Design Technology Technician

The Kingsway, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 1NB
Glyn School
Term Time
GLF Specialist £23,800 to £32,300 FTE
24th March 2023
Start Date
24th March 2023
18th April 2023 12:00 AM
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24th March 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1321412

Are you looking to fulfil your interest in Design & Technology in a D & T Technician role in an ‘Outstanding’ school?

Glyn School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Technician to assist teaching staff in providing safe areas for students and teaching staff. The Technician will provide technical support to the relevant departments, by the preparation of tools, equipment and materials for lessons. The Technician will also support the teaching staff to undertake practical health and safety for the relevant departments.

The Technician role forms a central part of the work of the department and works closely with the teaching staff to support, develop and further extend the work of the department and the experiences of the students. 

This is a Term Time only (39 weeks per year) full time position and we are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements. 

Your opportunity:

The Design & Technology curriculum at Glyn is delivered by a motivated and hard working team who share a common vision: the aim to develop students  to become proactive, independent and resilient technologists. We are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced individual with a passion for design and technology to join our team of subject specialist technicians.  The D & T faculty is very well resourced both with equipment for practical work and supporting software and our technicians support the delivery of high calibre practical lessons.

About Glyn School:

Glyn School is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form. Founded in 1927, we have a rich history of academic, sporting and artistic excellence and in 2014 we were designated a teaching school, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practice nationally.

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn School. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD, no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. To learn more about how Learning and Teaching underpin our school, please visit Glyn TV - Learning and Teaching section of our website.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will need to:

Be passionate about all students achieving their potential 

Be a pro-active member of the team with a can-do approach.

Be flexible and committed.

Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.

Be keen to be part of the wider school community.

Why work at Glyn School:

An environment where peers and Line Managers offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.

Exceptional opportunities for development

An opportunity to work collaboratively across the wider GLF MAT

Recognition of previous school continuous service

Join the GLF Schools Community:

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer:

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details:

Start date: March 2023

Contract type: Permanent.

Pay Scale: GLF: Specialist Pay Scale  

Working hours: Full time, TTO - 35 hours per week

Annual Salary: FTE £23,800 to £32,300 (Pro-rata for 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, range from £19,906 to £27,015)

Closing date: Monday 17 April 2023 (9am)


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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