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Technology Technician - Part-time

The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F32-9-S
  • Posted:12/02/2024
  • Pay:SKAT Pay band 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11 March 2024

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Technology Technician

We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual who has a passion of Design Technology. Someone who can play an active role in contributing to the already high standards within this team, contributing and coordinating the use of practical resources and facilities for the Technology Department.

The Design & Technology Team comprises five members of teaching staff and a technician. Currently, the Design and Technology department has three fully functional workshops, a preparation room and CAD room. The department currently delivers a range of focus curriculum areas including Graphics, Product Design, Resistant Materials and Textiles from Key Stage 3 to IB in the Sixth Form in lessons of 75 minutes. High expectations are set within the department for both teachers and students. The department is committed to developing its teaching, taking on board new initiatives and experimenting with a wide range of teaching styles and strategies. In addition, Design and Technology offers a wide range of after school sessions. As a department, they proudly participate in a variety of competitions such as the RHS Green Plan and Young Engineers Project.

Job Purpose: Under the overall direction of the Head of Technology to co-ordinate the use of practical resources and facilities within the Technology Department.

In return we offer:

  • an outstanding and vibrant workplace with colleagues who all share the same values and ethos.
  • a valuable pension package of benefits for members and their dependents of both the teachers and local government pensions schemes; generous employer contribution; tax relief on your contributions; flexibility to pay more or less in contributions; flexible retirement options.
  • Fitness suite and sports facilities 
  • Local Authority Reward Scheme
  • ePlatform: digital library
  • EV charging station

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references.

Information about the trust

The Trust comprises of Skinners’ Kent Academy and Skinners’ Kent Primary School.

The Academy opened on September 1st 2009. It is an independent, non fee-paying, mixed, all ability school, funded by the DfE and supported fully by its lead sponsor The Skinners’ School, a grammar school for boys and the Skinners’ Company. The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is founded on the principles of a culture of high standards and high aspirations, a culture of active participation, an emotionally rich learning environment and an inclusive environment where every child is known and every learner supported.

The main aim of the Academy Trust is to provide the highest quality of education for students, from Reception to Year 11 and the Sixth Form. The Academy Trust aims to raise and reflect aspirations within the local community and provide education, social and economic benefits for all.

We aim to find and develop everything that is exceptional in each child and let it flourish within a framework of high expectations. We intend to motivate and inspire our students to achieve of their very best, to fly high, and to set course on the brightest of futures.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Alison Drury
  • Address:Sandown Park,
    Sandown Park,
    Tunbridge Wells,
    TN2 4PY
  • Telephone: 01892574258
  • Email: hr@skinnerskent.org.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.