Ysgol Y Creuddyn – Technology Technician Opportunity

Vacancy Description

Occupation: Technology Technician

Sector: Technician

ACCOUNTABILITY.

Direct line manager – Head of Technology Faculty (Resistant Materials and Graphics). The main line manager is the Bursar. Also accountable to the Senior Management Team and Headteacher.

PURPOSE OF POST.

Under the guidance/direction of senior staff provide general support in a specific curriculum/resource area, including preparation and maintenance of resources and support for staff and pupils.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS.

  • Good bilingual communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in an organized and accurate manner.
  • Initiative.
  • Good time organization and ability to prioritize.
  • Experience of general technical/administrative work.
  • NVQ 2 or equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant discipline.
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills.
  • Effective use of ICT packages.
  • Use of relevant equipment/resources.
  • Knowledge of a specific subject/technical area.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults.

MAIN DUTIES.

  • Assist with general care of the CDT workshops (including preparation rooms, stores etc). Washing, drying (and ironing when necessary) of cloths.
  • Maintain resources and prepare materials for lessons. Clean and store equipment/material after lessons. Clean tables and sinks.
  • Regular (and annual) inspection of electrical equipment and appliances – in conjunction with appropriate teachers.
  • Prepare materials for practical lessons.
  • Look after all Technology stock and prepare a list of requirements for appropriate teachers as required.
  • Receive and store new goods, recording details in stock books.
  • Display pupils’ work, in the teaching rooms and in public areas within the school.
  • Receive appropriate in-service training and courses, particularly in relation to Health and Safety, as required.
  • Look after the general condition of the workshops and stores – tidiness and appearance, cleaning equipment and minor repairs.
  • Attend training courses on relevant matters, such as resource support, health and safety etc.

Other

    • Assist with reports as part of the support team
    • Responsibility for the reception at certain times of day and during the absence of the receptionist
    • Specific duties relating to a fire emergency
    • Other administrative duties as a member of the school’s support team under the direction of the Bursar
    • Any other reasonable tasks as requested by the Bursar or Senior Management Team

RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Be aware of and comply with school policies and procedures, reporting all concerns to the headteacher.
  • Ensure equality of opportunity for all.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Value and support the role of other professional people.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • Work constructively and flexibly as part of a team, understand school roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
  • The ability to identify training needs and respond to these needs.

Welsh Spoken Skills: Essential.

Welsh Written Skills: Essential.

Interview arrangements

TBC

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