ASAP -Mainstream Secondary School
The Role :
Supporting the work of the academic staff in ensuring the efficient, effective and safe teaching of the subject provision of practical equipment and other necessary materials for lessons, general support to the academic staff within the department and, under the supervision of the academic staff within the Department, support to individual pupils or groups of pupils during practical activities.
To ensure the maintenance of adequate stock levels by recommending stock needed, preparing draft requisitions for signature and keeping stock records.
To assist academic staff and pupils with practical work when required
To arrange the preparation of wood, metal, plastics and other materials, as required by the staff, using appropriate hand/machine tools
To be responsible for the regular servicing and simple maintenance of the drawing equipment, machinery including CAM, benches and other items,
including the regular sharpening and adjustment of hand and machine tools
To design and construct models, teaching aids and apparatus within various mediums
To prepare rooms and materials for lessons, demonstrations, displays, exhibitions and examinations in the Design & Technology area
To maintain the audio-visual equipment used in the Design & Technology area Health & Safety
To keep up to date with the safety legislation, to liaise with the Design & Technology teachers regarding safety matters and to undertake, in consultation with the Head of Department, safety audits in this area
To carry out regular safety checks on hand tools and machines and other equipment, reporting to the Head of Department any potential problems with materials or equipment and, when necessary, liaising with external contractors regarding the repair of equipment
To exercise vigilance towards the pupils especially in matters of Health and Safety
To complete, file and distribute Risk Assessments and CoSHH Assessments,liaising with the School’s Health & Safety Administrator where necessary
To maintain Departmental records using a computer for record keeping (usingExcel) and word processing (using Word) where appropriate
The successful candidate will :
• experience of manufacturing/workshop environment
• a knowledge of tools within multiple material categories
• a good level of skill in use of tools/machinery
• experience of an educational setting
• ability to liaise with other departments
• experience of Excel for spreadsheets etc
• great organisational skills and time management
• fit into a hardworking and busy department
• supportive and friendly
• motivated to learn new skills and keep abreast of changes /
developments with software and machinery within the department
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.