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Design and Technology Technician - President Kennedy School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:

1. Learners First – young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon the educational benefit of our learners within a safe and supportive environment.

2. It’s about learning – young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon developing and improving learning underpinned by harmonious and trusting relationships

3. No Barriers –  no excuses, only support to ensure young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees maximise the academic achievement of learners whilst enabling them to develop and flourish as well rounded individuals

We are seeking to appoint a professional and motivated colleague to work as part of the Design and Technology department in President Kennedy School.  This department consists of 2 main subject areas; KS3 Textiles/Resistant materials (including 2D work on the laser, as well as some Food lessons in Years 7 and 8). We deliver a BTEC level 1/ 2 First Award in Art and Design at KS4 with lots of specialisms being covered from wood, metal, plastics, clay, fashion and textiles currently. We currently have 2 classes in year 11 and 2 classes in year 10. A level Art and Design in year 12 specialisms include: Fashion and Textiles and Product Design.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of workspaces, tools, equipment and machinery, and for ensuring that a safe learning and working environment is provided for learners and colleagues.

You will be committed to building brighter futures for our learners, and with your excellent interpersonal, communication and practical skills, will be able to resource lessons to meet defined curriculum needs and assist with practical work for small groups or individual students.

What makes us a good employer?

The Trust recognises that people's needs will change throughout their working lives and is committed to developing and delivering working practices and policies that are responsive to this. In addition to opportunities for professional development the Trust offers attractive reward and benefits packages including competitive rates of pay, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, online discount at retail, travel, theme park and other leisure providers, policies to support family and carer commitments, Occupational Health services and career pathways across the Trust

Work pattern: 30 hours per week: Monday to Friday 8.45am – 3.30pm - Term time only plus one week (39 weeks per year) 

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 20th October 2020

Interviews: Thursday 22nd October 2020 

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV’s. Applications should be returned to mailto:recruitment@pks.coventry.sch.uk or to The Futures Trust, Rookery Lane, Coventry, CV6 4GL, marked for the attention of the HR Department. 

President Kennedy School and The Futures Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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