Design & Technology Technician

SCP05£19,312 FTE/£14,508 actual
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 7 December
Job reference
Job reference: ACAD000761

The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Days of work:  Monday - Friday term time plus 5 additional days

The Hessle Academy

Tranby House

Heads Lane


HU13 0JQ

Telephone: 01482 648604

An opportunity has arisen for a suitable individual to work within The Hessle Academy as a Design and Technology Technician.

The Academy

At Hessle Academy, we think our students are extraordinary. Each year they achieve outcomes that are consistently above the national average, while regularly dazzling us with their talents in the Arts and Sport and their dedication to community work.

We couldn’t achieve this without our staff – our greatest asset. They are talented, professional, immensely dedicated to the success of our students and committed to their own professional development.

At Hessle Academy, we value our staff and take their wellbeing seriously, with a commitment to reducing workload over the next three years, an annual staff Wellbeing Day and an active staff social committee. Consequently, Ofsted (September 2018) noted that, ‘morale is high’.

As one of the schools in The Consortium Academy Trust, we offer significant career development opportunities for our staff and we expect your commitment in return. We think our students deserve it.

The Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivational individual to support the work of the DT department; providing help and assistance to staff and students.

The role will include:

  • the upkeep of tools and machinery
  • supervising workshop tasks
  • setting up the classroom/workshop, materials, tools in line with COSSH regulations
  • checking and clearing away equipment after lessons
  • disposing of waste according to HSE regulations
  • providing assistance and expertise during practical lessons
  • ordering materials and ensuring the stock room is clean and tidy and resources stored appropriately
  • maintaining departmental records
  • carrying out regular safety checks on equipment; conducting repairs where appropriate

Prior experience of working with Resistant Materials and an awareness of COSSH and HSE Regulations and an H&S qualification would be desirable, as would confidence in demonstrating techniques and machinery to school aged children. Woodworking skills, basic electronics and maintenance skills are essential.

The Application Process

If you would like to find out more about a career at Hessle Academy and for full details of the vacant post, please view the Join our Team section on our website alternatively please contact our HR team at or 01482 648604.

Closing date for applications is Monday 7th December 2020 at 9am.


The Hessle Academy is a through-school incorporating Penshurst Primary School and Hessle High School & Sixth Form College and is part of the family of schools within The Consortium Academy Trust (TCAT).

The Hessle Academy is committed to safeguarding children. All positions in school are subject to a subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and successful completion of the e-learning safeguarding course.