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Date Added: Tue 04/06/2024

DT Technician

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1, UK
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Company: EQUITAS GROUP

Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £80 - £105/day

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Design Technology Technician to join one of our partner schools in the Newcastle area. As a key member of the Design Technology department, you will play a vital role in supporting the delivery of high-quality practical lessons and ensuring the smooth operation of the design technology workshops and facilities.

Responsibilities:

* Prepare, set up, and maintain equipment, tools, and materials for design technology lessons, ensuring they are safe, functional and readily available.

* Assist teaching staff in delivering practical lessons, providing technical advice and guidance to students.

* Support students in using various machinery and tools safely and effectively.

* Conduct regular maintenance checks on workshop equipment, identifying and rectifying and faults or issues promptly.

* Manage stock levels of materials and equipment, ensuring orders are placed in a timley manner to maintain sufficient supplies.

* Maintain a safe and organized working environment, adhering to health and safety regulations and promoting good practices among students and staff.

* Assist in the design and development of resources and teaching aids for design technology lessons.

* Support students during project work, providing guidance on design concepts, materials, and construction techniques.

* Collaborate with teaching staff to contribute to the development and improvement of the design technology curriculum.

* Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in design technology, sharing knowledge and implementing relevant updates where applicable.

Qualifications and Skills:

* A relevant qualification in design technology or a related field is highly desirable.

* Proven experience working in a similar role, preferably within an educational setting.

* Strong practical skills in using design technology tools, machinery, and equipment.

* Knowledge of health and safety regulations and best practices in a workshop environment.

* Familiarity with design software and computer-aided design (CAD) tools is advantageous.

* Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively
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