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Design and Technology Technician

Beechwood School, Long Readings Lane, Slough, SL2 1QE

22.5 hours per week (3 days per week)
Term time + inset (one week) + one week during the school holidays/after school
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary level 5 SCP 13 £27,919 inclusive of fringe allowance
Actual Salary £15,018 inclusive of fringe allowance

Beechwood is an oversubscribed school with vibrant, ethnically diverse students who together with our staff create a strong community with great ambition and determined to achieve the highest of standards.  The school is on an exciting journey to secure outstanding success.  We have excellent extensive facilities and therefore a great teaching and learning environment.  Expectations are high and students, parents and staff are very proud of their school.

We are looking for a part time Technician to join our Design and Technology Department. The candidate will be hardworking, flexible and willing and will enjoy being part of a creative team within the school environment.  The successful candidate will support teachers in the delivery of Design and Technology encouraging students in their understanding of their subjects.

The daily responsibilities will include the following:

  • the preparation of materials for teaching and learning;
  • the general use, refresh, upkeep and maintenance of all equipment to meet demand and current health and safety requirements;
  • to maintain and replenish stock of materials and equipment including preparation of IT and reprographic resources;
  • support the teaching staff by preparing a safe, clean and pleasant learning environment;
  • support teachers and individual students within the classroom as appropriate;
  • assisting in the display of artwork/projects in the departments and around school.

The successful candidate should be able to use their own initiative and work within a team, have a willingness to learn. 

If you are excited by the prospect of working in this dynamic, forward thinking and successful community; you have good organisational skills and can relate effectively to students, parents and colleagues then we would like to hear from you.

For further details and an application pack please contact Jyoti Kumar, Trust HR Officer via email to or by telephone to 01753 520473. Informal discussions and visits to our schools are always welcome. Closing date:  Monday 19th February 2024.

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

Beechwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  CVs are not acceptable.

An enhanced DBS check is mandatory for this post.