Technician - Art, Engineering & Food Technology
Purpose of the job:
Ingleby Manor Free School and Sixth form are looking to appoint a Technician for Art, Engineering and Food Technology to join our academy in November 2021. The role will involve supporting teaching and learning in the Department on a day to day basis as directed by the Head of Department.
Ingleby Manor Free School and Sixth Form is at an exciting time in its development. 2019 saw the first set of GCSE results for the school, and 2020 will see the opening of its Post 16 provision.
We aim to be a vibrant centre of learning and a hub of activity for the whole of the Ingleby Barwick community. Our school will foster learning communities and promote and provide excellence in teaching, learning and relationships by setting high standards of behaviour, inclusion and engagement, instilling high personal and collective aspirations. Our students will leave their time with us as successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens, ready to grasp every opportunity available to them in their future careers and wider lives.
Backed by an education partner (Delta Academies Trust) with wide experience and strong resources, students attending Ingleby Manor will be taught in smaller than usual classes and will expect to receive high quality, innovative, teaching in an enriched curriculum offer. We are a school with a strong sense of community, a welcoming staff and a desire to be the best we can be.
Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the academy on 01642 352450 if you would like to arrange a visit.
Responsibilities and accountabilities:
- To liaise regularly with the Site Manager and Head of Department;
- To ensure any equipment is cleaned and dried in time for the next day it is needed;
- To prepare and clear away stock and equipment for lessons;
- To sort and file worksheets, including filing end of module RoA sheets;
- To photocopy and support teachers in the production of departmental materials;
- To clean and check equipment storage areas;
- To clean communal equipment;
- To restock all consumables, e.g. paper, paints, ingredients etc;
- To assist with the collection of work at the end of the day;
- To re-stock equipment, stock rotation and control;
- To assist with orders;
- To assist with stock taking;
- To provide basic maintenance and setting up of Art, Engineering and Food related tools and equipment;
- To report faulty equipment to the site manager and liaise with contractors where appropriate;
- To prepare work for display and maintain classroom displays;
- To help put up displays;
- To carry out Fire Marshall duties in the case of Fire and/or Emergency Evacuation;
- To be aware of and work in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018, including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.
- To understand and comply with the statutory guidance regarding safeguarding of children, ensuring the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare at all times, reporting any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Officer immediately.
- To comply with the Trust and academy’s policies and procedures at all times.
To undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.
This job description may be subject to change, following consultation between the post holder and the Academy.
External: Contractors, suppliers, parents, external agency professionals.
Internal: Students, staff, AAB members, parents and any other visitors to the Academy.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
Experience and Knowledge
Key: A = Application, I = Interview And Assessment, R = Reference, C = Certificate
- GCSE Maths and English grades C or above (or equivalent) (A/C)
- Willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development in the post (A/I)
- Excellent communication and listening skills (A/I/R)
- Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality (A/I/R)
- Working knowledge of standard computer packages (word processing, email and spreadsheets) (A/I/R)
- Ability to prioritise and manage own workload to meet appropriate deadlines (A/I)
- Efficient and effective organisational skills (A/I/R)
- Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues (A/I/R)
- Ability to work constructively as part of a team (A/I/R)
- Commitment to self and team development (A/I)
- Work in ways that promote equality of opportunity, participation, diversity and responsibility (A/I)
- A commitment to abide by and promote the Academy’s Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies (A/I)
- A professional responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people (A/I)
- The post holder will require an enhanced DBS (C)
- Previous experience of working with young people preferably in a school setting (A/I)
- Previous experience within the specific curriculum area (A/I)
- Understanding of Academy child safeguarding procedures (A/I/R)