Design and Technology Technician

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Design & Technology Technician


Hours:            26 hours a week plus 1 week (term time plus 1 week)

Grade:         H2 (£18,562-£19,312) Actual (£11,107-£11,556)

Start date:         ASAP


We are looking to appoint a dynamic person who will provide an effective technical support service to teaching staff. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience of, or interest in, working with product and design machinery, with good ICT skills. 


Responsibilities will include ensuring all equipment and machinery is maintained, prepared and compliant with health and safety regulations.  Preparing, assisting in and clearing up after practical product and design lessons. Ensuring equipment and materials are fully stocked and prepared for product and design lessons.   Supporting clerical work such as maintaining H&S systems. 


This position requires:

?    Excellent organisational skills

?    Understanding of health and safety procedures in the workshops (metal/wood)

?    Ability to work to deadlines

?   The ability to respond quickly to students

?    Problem solving skills


Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’ Staff wellbeing is incredibly important to Tring School and we have a wellbeing team who organise events and surprises to support staff as well as links to external support via our Employee Assistance Program.


We encourage you to visit our school prior to applying. If you are interested in this, please email Mrs M Hutchinson at


Please download a support staff application form from our website and email your completed forms with a cover letter to by 9am Monday 4 October 2021. 


Interviews will be held w/c 4 October 


“The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.”Safer recruitment Policy , Child protection Policy 



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