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Senior Design & Technology Technician - The Westwood Academy

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The Westwood Academy – Part of the Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust family of schools

Mitchell Avenue,                                                                

Coventry, CV4 8DY

Senior Design & Technology Technician (Inc. aspects of Health & Safety)

Grade 5: Salary Range- £22,571 - £28,226 per annum PRO RATA (actual salary range £20,172 - £25,225)

Full Time/37 hours per week: Term Time plus 3 weeks (41 weeks per year)

Required September 2022

We are looking to appoint, an enthusiastic, creative and innovative Design and Technology Technician into a popular, and ambitious department. As a rapidly growing and now oversubscribed school this is an excellent time to join us. You will be experienced across a range of Design and Technology areas, including engineering, woodwork, metalwork, CAD/CAM, Graphic Products and Graphic Design or willing to upskill in any areas necessary.

The postholder will also be responsible for an agreed range of Health & Safety areas including whole school fire evacuation processes and procedures, working with the KMAT Premises and Estates Manager as required. Training will be provided as needed but you must be willing and able to engage fully in this additional skill area

The Westwood Academy is part of the Kenilworth Multi-Academy Trust a forward thinking and ambitious trust. We offer a motivating learning environment with an excellent shared CPD programme. We are proud of our academic record and of our pastoral care, which maintains a feeling of community in a small, but rapidly growing school.

The school works tirelessly to ensure that every pupil’s potential is successfully achieved, through excellent teaching and in class support, the establishment of positive learning relationships, effective assessment and constructive feedback.

We encourage all potential candidates to come and visit the school and meet the staff and pupils to fully appreciate our wonderful community.

Role Requirements:

  • An experienced Design & Technology technician, experience preferably gained in a school environment
  • Engineering experience is desirable
  • Up to date knowledge of your specialist area for years Year’s 7 – 11 & and ideally at Post 16
  • Dedicated, creative and hardworking individual
  • A real willingness to learn new skills
  • Employees benefit from an extensive and bespoke CPD programme and enrolment in our Benenden Health Scheme is available for all employees from the commencement of employment

You are most welcome to visit the school to meet our staff and pupils. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the Head of School.

Further details and application forms are available via the school website at:


Please send completed application forms to admin@thewestwoodacademy.co.uk

If you require any further information please contact

Mrs J Westwell:  PA to Head of School

Telephone number: 024 7642 6901      

E-mail: admin@thewestwoodacademy.co.uk                      

Closing date Thursday 26 May 2022: 10:00am

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Coventry City Council

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