Design & Technology Technician

Job Reference : 001113
Academy : The Leigh Academy
Closing Date : 17/10/2017
Employment Start Date : 06/11/2017
Salary : Scale E14 actual salary £8,785 to reflect part-time basis
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Teaching
Hours Per week : 21 hours per week during Term Time + 1 week inset

About the role:  The Leigh Academy have an opportunity for a Technician of D&T to join us in early November 2017 and strengthen our highly successful department further.  Playing a pivotal role in the organisation and support to our teachers and leaders of this faculty, our successful candidate will be knowledgeable about their subject area, professional and motivated.  Applicants should have a minimum qualification of an A Level in a Design & Technology remit, or appropriate industry experience. 

The working basis of this role is 21 hours per week during Term Time, plus 1 week inset.  The full time equivalent salary is Scale E Point 14 £18,291 with a pro rata value of £8,785 per annum.  Overtime is available for the successful candidate and can be discussed at interview; this is paid on a hourly rate of £9.51.  We invite candidates to consult the Job Description by clicking here for further information.  

Working for The Leigh Academy:  The Leigh Academy is well-established as one of the top performing schools in the South East of England. Its £40m building offers cutting-edge technology-rich facilities for learning. Its unique approach to education ensures that students are exceptionally well-supported to achieve the highest standards. The Academy is the most over-subscribed school in Kent, testament to its very strong reputation in the community.

As a member of staff you will enjoy all of the following benefits:

  • students who are eager to learn
  • highly supportive and collaborative colleagues
  • a leadership team who will challenge you to be the best that you can be
  • outstanding facilities across all subject areas


Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  The Academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.  


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.