Design Technology Technician

Paxman Academy, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-20S Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: Band 2 To mid point
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/05/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 11th-12th June 2019  

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Design Technology Technician

Pay Range: LGS Band 2 to the Midpoint. Hours/Weeks: Part Time Hours , 39 weeks per Year The start for this post is 1st September 2019.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Design & Technology Technician to prepare learning resources and support teachers in lessons. You must possess a keen interest in the design and/or technology curriculum and must also be able to communicate effectively with young people to support learning and development. In addition candidates must be flexible, committed and possess sound administrative and IT skills.

What we can offer:

  • A competitive Salary;
  • Employee benefits: Pension Scheme, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance Programme;
  • A full continuous Professional Development Programme;
  • Training Opportunities through our membership of The Sigma Trust.

Additional Information:

This is an opportunity to join a brand new Academy opening September 2019. The school is being purpose built currently and this is a chance to be part of a talented new team and create a leading catering service for our Academy.

For additional information about our school, please visit The Sigma Trust website

Please note that applications can only be accepted on the attached Sigma Trust Application form Quoting Ref: 099

Information about the School

The Sigma Trust is proud and excited to be announced as the sponsor for the new academy in Paxman Avenue.The new school is scheduled to open in September 2019 and will admit 180 Year 7 students in the first year.

The Paxman Academy is committed to providing an ordered, stimulating learning environment in which all students are encouraged to achieve their best. It is determined that all students should be valued through the provision of a broad, relevant, balanced and challenging curriculum that caters for individual needs; this is encouraged within an atmosphere of mutual respect. The Academy recognises its role within the broader community. It is determined to maintain a STEM focus throughout the curriculum and across extended learning opportunities. It identifies learning as a lifelong process and values the contribution made by parents and others to the creation of a partnership. Within this partnership, and through learning opportunities provided, students will develop skills, attitudes and values that prepare them to accept the challenges and responsibilities of adult life.

The Paxman Academy will embrace the values of The Sigma Trust to ensure that all students will fulfil their potential and transform life chances for all.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Paxman Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9DQ
Telephone: 01255 750913