Design Technician

Coalville, Leicestershire (GB)
£16,557 - £16,890
01 Jul 2022
11 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Technician

Key base: The Newbridge School with the flexibility to work in other schools within the MAT as required.


35 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Permanent post

Grade 6 - £20,046 - £20,448

(FTE 82.6% - Actual annual gross salary £16,557 - £16,890)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, well organised and highly motivated individual to take on the role of Art, Design & Technology Technician at The Newbridge School.

The successful candidate will need experience of working with a variety of materials in workshop and classroom environments, using appropriate resources, equipment and machinery. Previous experience in a resistant materials or engineering background would be desirable, but not essential.

The role involves working across the whole Art & Design Faculty so applicants should be flexible, enjoy a varied day and be able to support all aspects of an Art, Design, Food and Technology department. They also need to have a good rapport with young people.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a team player
  • have an eye for details and a methodical work process
  • is proficient in the use of IT solutions, including Microsoft Office suite and other subject specific software solutions
  • be organised and flexible
  • be able to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • have a flexible, aspirational and enthusiastic attitude
  • be able to proactively react to ever changing priorities
  • be reflective and have a desire to work effectively in partnership with colleagues and students.
  • have a desire to set high expectations, embrace change and challenge whilst supporting all members of the team.

Within the Apollo Partnership Trust, our Academies passionately believe in giving young people the very best Education and the chance to progress and develop themselves through the wide opportunities we offer. We have high expectations and aspirations for all students and staff within our Trust and we expect excellence throughout.

Beyond the classroom we offer many clubs, activities and opportunities to develop a range of skills, nurture existing talents and offer a chance to try new things; which not only help make new friends but benefit the mind and promote a healthier lifestyle.

Our motto is ‘Excellence Through Partnership’. We strongly believe our collaborative approach ensures staff are part of a family of academies, with the highest educational and operational expertise to ensure the very best education, support and guidance to our students across the group.

We are proud of all of our academies. We actively seek to maintain and develop both individual academy identity and characteristics. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • to work with other local academies and schools
  • become part of a thriving, successful and dedicated Multi-Academy Trust
  • joining the Trust will allow the successful candidate to have access to extensive staff benefits, details of which can be found:

For further details, please email or contact Louise Belton on 01530 834368

Please click 'Apply'

Closing date for application:  10:00am on 11 July 2022

All completed applications should be emailed to prior to this date and time.

Interviews will take place on a day to be confirmed, planned to be during w/c 18 July 2022.

People with disabilities and from ethnic minorities are underrepresented in our staff group. We welcome applications from suitably qualified/experienced people from these groups.

These posts are designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).