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Design Technology Technician Technicians - Term Time

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-4045-171S
  • Posted:22/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:28/10/2021 at 16:00
  • Interviews:asap


Contract type:                   Full time, permanent

Hours:                                  37 hours per week for 39 weeks of the year (term time plus inset days).

Salary:                                  Kent Range 5 (£19,723, actual salary working £16,693.94 based on working 39 weeks a year)



Are you an enthusiastic and passionate DT Technician? Are you looking to work in a dynamic and supportive department?

As a result of a recent retirement, TWGSB is looking for a DT Technician starting as soon as possible.

This role will support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum within multimedia workshops, including wood, metal and plastics. The successful candidate will assist in the maintenance and provision of the classrooms and resources, with a view to supporting safe, effective and efficient teaching and learning. They will have the technical competence required for preparing and ordering of materials as well as maintaining machines and equipment. The person will support and guide students in realising the practicalities of their final design, as part of their GCSE and A-Level projects. They will have previous experience working with children, have strong organisational skills and have the ability work as part of a team as well as independently.

The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells. However, there you may be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB. 

Information about the school

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks.

At Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, our curriculum is underpinned by our school values of respect, excellence and determination. Our broad academic curriculum, delivered through the scheduled delivery of lessons and the diverse range of co-curricular activities, provides our students with the opportunity to develop into the individuals we know that they have the potential to become.

We are extremely proud of our excellent academic record and (as a selective school) are committed to achieving the highest standards. That said, our philosophy at Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is that education is about personal development and should give young people every opportunity to explore and learn about the world around them. We hope to empower our students not only to achieve academic excellence but also to develop into global citizens who will go on to make a positive contribution to society.

Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys offers Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and other subject specialist training through the Kaizen Teaching School Alliance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Clare Peck
  • Address:Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys, St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9XB
  • Telephone: 01892 529551
  • Email: cpeck@twgsboys.kent.sch.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).