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Job details

Contract hours: 48
Basis: Full time
Salary: £26,635 per annum
Location: Uppingham School
Closing date: 5 June 2023, 12:00 am


Required: End of August 2023

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 48 hours per week, term time plus (35 weeks per year).

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Design and Technology Team in one of the leading independent schools in the UK. As a Design and Technology Technician, you will be responsible to help us ensure that the school delivers outstanding technical support for the education of our pupils. You will support the class teachers to produce active project work as well as improve the planning and development of appropriate programmes to support the pupils. You will be required to work on a one-to-one basis with an individual as well as with groups.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn, and lead.

We can offer you:

The chance to support teachers as they shape the future to deliver the best possible outcomes for pupils and the community. Career development opportunities, within the growing school. A working atmosphere that is built upon trust, honesty, integrity, and an unwavering commitment to excellence for pupils.

We are looking for:

Experienced and passionate support staff who can make a difference inside and outside of the classroom for children of all abilities. Well-organised, efficient, reliable and takes pride in performance, ensuring all equipment is in good working order. Forward-thinking and collaborative individuals who are keen to help create an outstanding service and build key relationships with both staff and pupils. Aptitude to keep up to date with Health and Safety requirements and ensure these are fully implemented.

In return Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate, and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • School fee discount for children of staff
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema, and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual ‘flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer

For further details on this role and to apply please click the apply button.

Interviews: Thursday 8th June 2023.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.