Hawarden High School – Teaching Assistant / Technician D+T Apprentice

Job Description

Pay: £144.30 per week

Hours of work: 30 hours per week

Possible start date: TBC

Closing date: Two weeks from posted

Position(s) available: 1

As a workshop technician / teaching assistant you would support teachers and help young people gain confidence and build up their skills in a D+T environment.

Job roles will include:

· Working within a workshop full-time as a Technician / Teaching Assistant

· Promote sustainable use of natural resources

· Ensure safe working practices are adhered to by learners

· Support learners with practical skills in D+T workshop

· Support learners through the skills needed and methods used to create a variety of products, from design to producing it

· Support learners to gather evidence

· Be involved in mentoring learners and building their confidence and capabilities

· Helping learners who need extra support to complete tasks

· Understand the safeguarding and behaviour policy and you’re role within these policies

· Ensure learners follow H+S guidelines and Normal Operating procedures in the workshop

· Working with young people aged 11 – 18

· Supporting a teacher in various roles within the workshop

· Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working for the school

Essential Criteria

· An eagerness to learn more about becoming a workshop technician and the pathway to be a teacher

· A passion for working with young people, starting their careers

· Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication

· Ability to show professionalism at all times

· Ability to listen and learn from other professionals

Desirable qualities

· Any previous experience working in design and technology

· Any previous experience supporting other workers / young people

· Strong communicational skills relevant to both young people and adults

· Ability to self-manage groups and support activities

Personal qualities

· Reliable

· Smart appearance

· Professional attitude

· A level of maturity with working in a woodwork environment will be required

· Ambitious and hard working

· Desire to be a positive role model to young people


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths

*Equivalent qualifications can be provided on the framework*

Apprenticeship to be undertaken

Level 2/3 Supporting, Teaching and Learning


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