Career Opportunity

Design Technology Technician


Design Technology Technician
Job Reference
Goodwin Academy
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Goodwin Academy
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Design Technology Technician

Salary: TSAT Grade C (£18,327 - £20,066 FTE, £8,197 - £8,974 for hours and weeks stated)

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent - Term-Time - 38 weeks

(20hrs per week across 4 days)

Closing Date: 17/10/2021

Interview Date: TBC




We require a Design & Technology Technician to join Goodwin Academy to provide support to the Design Technology Department.


Your new role:

As Design & Technology Technician, your work will be directed by the Head of Design & Technology and you will be responsible for:

  • Providing professional and reliable support to DT teaching at the school
  • Managing the day to day running of the workshops
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety standards are met throughout the D&T department
  • Assisting with managing the day to day running of the workshops and extra-curricular activities

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • ‘C’ grades or above at GCSE level (or equivalent) in Science, English and Maths
  • An ability to use wood and metal working tools
  • Good craft skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Experience of working with children and young people - committed to supporting students
  • Understanding of the educational system and current developments
  • Ability to motivate and to support learning
  • Working knowledge of computers and possibly CAD/CAM would be an advantage. 
  • Must be able to facilitate 4 working days.

Training in the electrical testing of portable appliances and health and safety training will be provided.


Our School

At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for:


B = Brilliance, where students will be supported to be brilliant in everything they do.

E = Enrichment, where students will encounter a variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

S = Society, where students will be encouraged to develop as responsible, active and informed world citizens, demonstrating mutual respect, empathy and community spirit.

T = Thinking, where students will join a global community of thinkers.


We pride ourselves on our caring and compassionate ethos, which enables our students to grow in a supportive atmosphere conductive to their development. Where students need additional support, we meet their needs through our highly effective pastoral system

To learn more about our Trust and our ethos please click here, to learn more about Goodwin Academy please visit our website.


What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal telephone conversation please contact Danni Bowden on 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

GWA DT Technician.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via