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Design and Technology Technician / Site Assistant

Salary:  £18562 - £19698 (Grade D point 3 – 6)

52 weeks per year, 37 hours per week


Severn Vale School is an Academy which provides an inclusive secondary education for students aged 11-16, that delivers strong student outcomes through high quality teaching and outstanding pastoral care.  The school is proud of its inclusive credentials and, in an area that has retained selection, subscribe instinctively to the comprehensive ideal. We are a popular and over-subscribed 11-16 academy, which has undergone an exciting build project which has enabled an increase in pupil admission numbers from 235 to 265 on entry.   


We are seeking to recruit a Design Technology Technician within our Creative Faculty (Art and DT).  The postholder will be responsible for preparing equipment and teaching areas for practical lessons, maintaining equipment and ensuring a safe environment. The successful candidate will have excellent practical and organisational skills, the ability to solve technical problems and an understanding of health and safety issues relating to the safe operation of workshop machinery. Experience of operating CAD/CAM machinery would be an advantage.  Full training will be given.  This part of the role is term time only.


In addition, the successful candidate will join our friendly Site Team during school holiday periods, enabling the position to become a full-time role.    


Please see the school website for full job descriptions. 


Holiday entitlement is 24.5 days per annum plus bank holidays, to be taken during school holidays.  We also offer a very generous pension package through the Local Government Pension Scheme.


Severn Vale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory pre-employment checks.


To apply please complete and return the application form (available from the school website, together with a covering letter, to

Prospective candidates are welcome to contact us or visit the school before making an application. Please contact for details.  


Closing date: Wednesday 5 May 2021

Interview date: w/c 10 May 2021

Start date: ASAP