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Design and Technology Technician (Product Design)

Salary: Grade D point 3 – 6 (£18562 - £19698 Full Time Equivalent)


Severn Vale School is an Academy which provides an inclusive secondary education for students aged 11-16, that delivers strong student outcomes through high quality teaching and outstanding pastoral care.  The school is proud of its inclusive credentials and, in an area that has retained selection, subscribe instinctively to the comprehensive ideal. We are a popular and over-subscribed 11-16 academy, which has undergone an exciting build project which has enabled an increase in pupil admission numbers from 235 to 265 on entry.   


We are seeking to recruit a Product Design Technician within our friendly and cohesive Creative Faculty (Art, DT & Food). The position is 37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year. The post-holder will be responsible for preparing equipment and teaching areas for practical lessons, maintaining equipment and ensuring a safe environment. The successful candidate will have excellent practical and organisational skills, the ability to solve technical problems and an understanding of health and safety issues relating to the safe operation of workshop machinery. Experience of operating CAD/CAM machinery would be an advantage, although full training will be given. 


Severn Vale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory pre-employment checks.


To apply please complete and return the application form (available from the school website, together with a covering letter, to


Closing date: 16 April 2021

Interview date: 22 April 2021 (to be confirmed)

Start date: ASAP