Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a design technology technician looking for a new role? Do you have a background in construction, engineering or joinery and are looking for a new role in education?
I am currently recruiting for a flexible and enthusiastic DT technician for a large academy in Oldham.
The role is to work collaboratively with the Construction Teacher to support students studying
T- Levels in construction.
The role is required immediately on a full time ongoing temporary basis and may become permanent
Design Technology Technician
Monday to Friday 8am – 3.15pm
Duties include :-
Constructing and modifying technology equipment
Setting up materials for practical work including using circular saws, drills , sanders and heavy machinery to prepare wood, metals, plastics and other materials for student use
Using CAD/CAM equipment for 3D printing
Taking an active part in demonstrations and practical technology lessons
Ordering resources and keeping budgets.
Helping in practical lessons
Giving technical help to students.
Always meeting current health and safety standards.
Experience as a Technology technician, Technology teacher or further education construction or engineering lecturer is preferred.
11-16 academy in east Oldham
Improving school – working to regain its former Good status.
Part of a successful multi academy trust with 11 schools in Oldham and Kirklees.
Ofsted 2019 “Leaders have designed a curriculum that is focused on developing pupils’ knowledge, understanding and skills across a range of subjects Pupils have positive attitudes to learning and want to do well in their studies Leaders have created a strong safeguarding culture in the school. Pupils’ welfare is a very high priority”
State of the art facilities for teaching and learning with large bright spaces for students to feel safe and supported
Full time temporary role
Excellent support from department and senior leadership team
Competitive pay rates
May become permanent
To join us and be successful in this secondary technology technician role, you will need to:
By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:
Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
More training and development than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 50 to be exact! With new courses added every term!
A generous referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a reward
Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning – our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don’t leave candidate service or pay to chance.
Holiday pay – You choose if you want to be paid inclusive of holiday pay or bank this to claim in the school holidays.
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To be considered for this school DT technician position, or to hear more about other roles for this academic year call the Manchester office on , or email