Design Technology Technician

  • Job Reference: TAS
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2023
  • Recruiter: The Thomas Aveling School
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: £24,294 to £25,979
  • Bonus/Benefits: Actual salary £13,726-£14,678 plus a Welcome Payment of £750
  • Sector: Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Thomas Aveling is a successful and oversubscribed mixed secondary school with experienced and committed staff and well behaved and motivated students.

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a pro-active, organised and self-motivated individual to join a supportive and friendly team who make a valuable contribution to the success of the school. In addition, the highly successful Design & Technology Department is both fully resourced and enjoys excellent facilities. 

As a DT Technician you will play a key role in supporting teaching staff in the preparation for lessons and assist with practical lessons when required. Full training is available to develop knowledge, skills and techniques.

You will be responsible for ordering and preparing project materials and general resources to support the department, including the use and maintenance of tools and equipment.

The role involves working with a wide range of equipment and resources.

We offer:

  • A supportive induction programme with full training
  • A happy and caring community
  • A Healthy Work-Life Balance and a committed Leadership Team
  • Private health care cover by Benenden
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Two-week half term in October
  • Cycle to work scheme

For further details on this role and to apply please visit the school’s careers page Our Vacancies | The Thomas Aveling School

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  For further information and to arrange a school visit, please contact Emma Elliott on 01634 844809 or via email

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date where interest and applications received are high, therefore we encourage early applications


Safeguarding commitment

Beyond Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory "Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check".

Equality & Inclusivity Statement

At Beyond Schools Trust we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented communities, including but not limited to those who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background.