Technician (Birches Head High School)

Birches Head High School, Birches Head Road,Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Level 4 pro rata
09 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Salary pro rata to 27.5 hour per week term time only
5.5 hours per wek 8.40am to 2.40pm Monday to Friday 30 mins

The main responsibilities of the post will be;
1. Preparation of materials to exact specification from stock as directed and clearing away equipment. Use of metal cutting, milling, turning machines, sewing machines etc.
2. Tool maintenance : Sharpening techniques for edge and point cutting and marking tools, maintenance of all (including textile machinery) hand and machine tools.
3. Marking of models, fixtures etc. - the design and making of the jig, fixtures, racks, tool trays and teaching aids as required by the School teaching staff and working upon own initiative.
4. Provision of support services to the teaching staff in organising requirements for their work in both the Technology and Art department.
Relevant experience is required and experience of working with young people is desirable, as is a good standard of education. Knowledge of the relevant health and safety legislation is also desirable and the ability to drive the school mini-bus would be an advantage.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to fulfil this important post please visit the school website to download the information and an application form at Alternatively, please telephone the school on 01782 233595 for an information pack. CVs submitted without a completed application form will not be accepted.

Completed applications should be addressed to Mrs K J Thompson, Business Manager, Birches Head Academy, Birches Head Road, Birches Head, Stoke on Trent, ST2 8DD or emailed to

Closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 22 June 2017. (interviews on 29 June)   DBS Checks This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.    Asylum and Immigration To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:  
To apply for this vacancy, please contact:
application forms available fromt Alternatively, please telephone the school on 01782 233595

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