Technology Technician - Term Time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-386S
  • Posted:30/06/2020
  • Pay:SAT Band 3 point 11
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:13/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:17th July 2020


£15,049 pro-rata for £17,497 FTE (SAT Band 3)

Start date: 1st September 2020

37 hours per wk - 39 working wks, paid for 44.8489 wks (term time plus 5 days)


We look forward to welcoming applications for a key role within the Technology Department. This person will be working in a Technician and Teaching Assistant role alongside teaching staff.

The Technician’s duties will include preparing materials, setting up classrooms for practical lessons, tidying and cleaning, maintaining equipment and ordering stock. The successful candidate will be expected to shop for food, manage a budget and assist in the cleaning and preparation of food technology rooms. Experience of food technology, resistant materials and/or engineering would be an advantage.

The successful candidate should be able to work both independently and within a team. We are looking for someone who has a pragmatic approach and enjoys working with children. In return, we offer the opportunity to be a valued member of a dynamic and exciting team.

Full details of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via this site. Please note, we cannot accept CVs alone.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact HR@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Yvonne Green, Subject Leader Technology at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post – yvonne.green@swale.at or  Tel:  01795 472449.

Closing date: 13th July 2020

Interview date: W/C 17th July 2020

If I am successful in gaining an interview, how will this occur during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Due to the current situation we may still plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Headteacher:  Ms Yvette Peden

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Yvette Peden
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.