Art & Design Technology Technician (Birches Head Academy)

Birches Head Academy, Birches Head Road,Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 8DD
Grade 4 (equating to £14,285 - £15,160)
29 Nov 2021
05 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
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Principal: Ms K Dixon


Required to start as soon as possible

Permanent, 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus Inset days)

Grade 4 (equating to £14,285 - £15,160)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, Art & Design Technology Technician, to provide practical and technical support to teachers of Art and Design Technology, enabling effective and efficient delivery of the curriculum to our students. 

The Technician will have working knowledge, and experience of, technician responsibilities and will hold, or be willing to train for, the relevant accredited safety certification for working with the machinery and equipment for the role.

Previous experience working in a similar role within education is desirable but not essential: we are looking for candidates who wish to work with young people and make a difference; supporting our young people in removing barriers to learning and celebrating all success as children in our community “Aspire to Be More” and fulfil their true potential

The successful candidate should hold Level 2 Literacy / Numeracy / ICT or equivalent.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to champion our Academy’s development, by joining us on our journey and helping to ensure our students receive a world-class education.

We are a part of the Frank Field Education Trust and work collaboratively with others in our FFET family, allowing our students and staff many opportunities to develop themselves.  This is embodied in the FFET vision: ‘Social Justice through Excellence in Education’ and in the Academy’s vision to provide world class education to all our students.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 5th January 2022 at 9.00am

Interviews to be held week commencing: Monday 10th January 2022

For further information, including a job description, person specification and application form, please visit:

Completed application forms should be emailed to 

Birches Head Academy requires an application form to be completed in order to be considered for this role.  Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Birches Head Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants will, therefore, be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.  References will be requested prior to interview.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.

Social Justice through Excellence in Education

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