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Design Engineering Technician - Full-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-230S
  • Posted:06/06/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 5 £20,861 p.a. pro rata (£24,040 FTE)
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:26/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 8th July 2024


We are looking to appoint an experienced full-time Design Engineering Technician to support teaching and learning within our Design Engineering Department. The role requires a well organised person with good subject knowledge and practical experience, to ensure a smooth and efficient service for both staff and students.

The post holder will support teachers in the department in preparing for lessons, maintenance of teaching resources and equipment for students.  The technician may also be required to support within lessons where specialist equipment is being used, or when additional supervision / instruction is required.

Experience with CAD, metalwork / woodworking machinery would be an advantage; the job role will require the use of 3D printers and laser cutters on a regular basis. 

The successful candidate will be required to work 37 hours per week, term time (currently 38 weeks per year), plus 37 hours in the Summer holidays. The starting annual salary will be paid at KR5 - £20,861.18 p.a. pro rata (FTE £24,040 p.a.). (KR5 goes up to £21,695.97 p.a. pro rata / £25,002 FTE)

If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form on the Kent-Teach.com website, please note C.V.'s will not be accepted.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint suitable candidates before the published closing date. 

Should you have any queries, please contact Mrs Elaine Wall, H.R. Manager, email ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Closing date: mid-day Wednesday 26th June 2024

Date of Interview : Monday 8th July 2024 

Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,300 students (with approx. 400 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


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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.