Opportunities within the Trust

Design & Technology/Art Technician - Thursday 16th July 2020

Sharnbrook Academy
37 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 training days
Grade 2D NJC 4-6, actual salary £16,113 - £16,765 per annum

We are looking for a self-motivated and organised individual who can provide technical and general assistance to teaching staff in our exciting Design & Technology and Art departments. The successful candidate will also need to have empathy to be able to work with our students.

In particular, you will have the skills, knowledge and ability to work with a variety of materials (especially wood, metal and plastic), maintaining equipment and machinery. The use of Microsoft Office and CADCAM knowledge would be advantageous to support the department.

Sharnbrook Academy is set in attractive rural surroundings and provides excellent opportunities for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are proud to be part of an organisation where students thrive in lessons and make significant contributions to the wider life of the school through extracurricular activities, work in the community and by participating in local and national competitions. Student behaviour is excellent, and the climate for learning is vibrant and inclusive

Sharnbrook Academy is also a member of the Sharnbrook Academy Federation multi-academy trust, made up of five excellent member academies, which has a commitment to excellence in education and puts student progress at the heart of all it does. SAF has an outstanding reputation, providing a strong support network and a variety of opportunities for staff in each of its academies.

Sharnbrook Academy Federation can offer:

• The opportunity to join highly successful schools and multi-academy trust.
• A stimulating and creative working environment. An exceptional CPD provision.
• Career/secondment opportunities within our MAT schools.
• A subsidised gym membership at the Sharnbrook site.
• Employee Assistance Programme.

We encourage enthusiastic and motivated candidates who share our vision of ‘excellence, care and opportunity for all’ to apply.

Closing date: Wednesday 5th August 2020 at 8am
Interview date: Week commencing 10th August 2020 (due to the current situation, online interviewing may take place).

Sharnbrook Academy Federation reserves the right to either extend or reduce the vacancy window to that advertised depending on volume of applications received. We would therefore recommend early return of completed application forms to avoid disappointment.

Please return your application form to the HR Department by email: HR@saf.org.uk Telephone: 01234 907896.

Applications from agencies and personal CVs will not be accepted.

Sharnbrook Academy Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.

Support Staff Application Form

DT & Art Technician Job Description and Person Spec

Applications close Wednesday 5th August 2020

Additionally, click on the links below to view the vacancies for the individual schools.

Great Ouse Primary Academy

Harrold Primary Academy

Lincroft Academy

Oakley Primary Academy

Sharnbrook Academy


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