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Part-Time DT Technician

Duties and Responsibilities

The main responsibility of the DT Technician will be to deliver resources and provide hands on help during practical lessons. To maintain a healthy and safe working environment and provide technical advice and support in the workshop as well as the following areas: Mechanisms, Electronics, CAD/CAM & Textiles.

Health & Safety

  • Be familiar with the Health and Safety procedures for working in DT classrooms and report any concerns to the Head of Department and Facilities Manager
  • Ensure that the classroom is fully equipped, including hand towels, safety goggles, etc. and that any concerns regarding facilities, including sinks and lighting are reported to the Facilities Manager
  • Help maintain health and safety records in the department and advise of best practice and legislative changes to the Health & Safety Policy
  • Know how to respond in case of an emergency within the DT Room
  • Maintain training records for relevant staff
  • Ensure hand tools/equipment are regularly maintained and records kept
  • Use the department risk assessment proformas for equipment and general practical work
  • Assist in ensuring that all pupils heed classroom safety rules
  • Ensure safe practice in line with government guidelines for as long as COVID restrictions remain in place

Classroom Management

  • Ensure room and electrical equipment is safe for use prior to each lesson
  • Prepare equipment, machinery and materials in the classroom in readiness for the planned lesson
  • Ensure all equipment, machinery and materials used in lessons are cleaned and put away promptly
  • Dispose of materials and waste including sharps


  • To work alongside Head of Department in the organisation and execution of the Annual Art/DT Exhibition, Parents Evenings and Open Mornings
  • Maintain equipment, materials and resources in the Department
  • Undertake regular stocktaking and order equipment and materials as necessary; advising on any new equipment needed in line with maintenance and safety requirements
  • To assist with ordering, monitoring and recording of department expenditure
  • Maintain an orderly and safe system of key storage
  • Assist in in DT displays in and out of the classroom

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Job Overview

  • Posted On
    9th June 2021
  • Location
  • Salary
  • Contract Type
    Permanent, Part Time
  • Job Type
  • Specialisms
    Design and Technology Teacher
  • Apply By
    21st June 2021
  • Start Date
    31st August 2021



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