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Technology Technician (Design & Technology)

Posted on 22 October 2021

  • LocationPatcham High School
  • Salary£18,933 pro rata
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/18275
Positions available 1
Working hours 22.66 per week, Term Time
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 44.2 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: As soon as possible

Required to start as soon as possible, 44.2 weeks of the year (term time only). 22.66 hours per week: over 4 days.  Hours can be negotiated at time of appointment.

LGA Pay Scale 1/2, scale point 4. Full time equivalent salary £18,562 - £18,933. Actual pro rata salary is £9,662-£9,855 per annum.

Patcham High School is looking to appoint a Technology Technician to provide support to staff and students within our vibrant Design and Technology Department.


About the role

The successful candidate will help to prepare resources for the students to use in the workshops during class time – predominantly wood, but also other materials. You will also be required to help students operate machinery and to be responsible for the maintenance of equipment. Ideally candidates will have experience in this field, but training can be provided if required. A detailed job description and person specification is attached.

The successful candidate will

  • Have a passion for working with young people;
  • Have knowledge and experience of working with resistant materials;
  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills;
  • Be committed to making Design and Technology an exciting subject for our students.

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in the post, please download an application pack available on our school’s website  Where possible, please email your completed application form to  If you have any questions, please contact Elise Holmes either by email or by telephone to 01273 543484.


Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We are open to flexible working.

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available and we have the right to withdraw this advert prior to the closing date.

Closing date: Friday 5th November

Interview date: To be confirmed

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Ladies Mile Road, Brighton, BN1 8PB, email: 

School Office: (01273) 503908


Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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