Technician - Design & Technology & Arts Department - Washington Academy

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/09/2018 23:59
Grade 1 - £17391
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Washington Academy
Closing date:
26 Sep
Further Information

An 11-16 Academy
Principal Dr M Beverley

Design and Technology / Art Technician

Start: October / November 2018
Salary: Grade 1 - £17391.
Contract: Permanent
37 hours per week: Full time Term Time Only + 10 days
8am – 4pm Monday to Thursday 8am – 3:30 Friday

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to assist with the technical support needs within Design and Technology and Art departments at Washington Academy.
Supported by our Senior Technician, the role can be wide-ranging and will involve providing colleagues with equipment and resources, as well as support in practical lessons, to enable teaching staff and students to undertake practical lessons. You will be required to work in accordance with strict health and safety guidance and procedures ensuring that a healthy, safe and productive learning and teaching environment is maintained. A calm, friendly and helpful manner is essential as is the ability to adapt and be flexible to the requirements of each Department.
• During examination periods there will also be the requirement to invigilate.
• The successful candidate will also hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate, or be willing to work towards this and be a part of the academy’s First Aid team.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories we are a mixed 11-16 Academy in the heart of Washington’s community. The successful candidate will join Washington Academy at a pivotal point as it has recently become part of the Consilium Multi Academy Trust. This MAT of 8 schools based in the North West and North East of England provides excellent provision for students in similar socioeconomic contexts. This will provide abundant opportunity to work with other colleagues in an expanding and progressive professional community and a fantastic springboard for professional progression within this vibrant and forward looking group of academies.
If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Washington Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.
Washington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure procedures.

If you know that you can contribute to moving our Academy forward during this important time of change and development in education and believe that you can bring something unique to the post then please visit our website for further details and an application pack. Applications should be submitted for the attention of the Business Manager at or posted to: Washington Academy, Spout Lane, Washington NE37 2AA

Closing date: Wednesday 26th September
Interview date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Visits to the Academy are being held by appointment only after 3:15pm. Please email Mrs F Skinner if you would like to attend on, please include a contact number. Unfortunately we are unable to offer alternative times.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have not been contacted within a week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered. We do not accept CV’s.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.