Design and Technology Technician

The Bishop’s Stortford High School

London Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 3LU

Tel: 01279 868686


Design and Technology Technician

37 hours per week, full time
Required as soon as possible
Grade Hay 5 + London Fringe Allowance
Actual salary £21,529p.a


We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, imaginative and ambitious Technician to support the smooth running of the Design and Technology Department.

The role includes preparing teaching resources, maintaining equipment and the teaching environment to a high standard, and supporting the teachers in lessons, all of which enhances the learning experience for students. The Technician works alongside teachers with the designing and making of products in lessons and working one-to-one with select students, to aid their progress within Technology. The role also includes utilising CAM machinery to assist teachers in producing student work, and to lead demonstrations of key machines for pupils when required. Experience working with power machining such as lathes, drills and mills in a commercial or educational setting is essential.

During the school holidays the Technician will help with the up keep of the school site as a skilled worker, carrying out many and various minor ‘handyman’ tasks.


Essential qualities:

  •  Proactive and able to work independently as well as part of a small team
  • High level of practical and problem solving skills
  •  Flexible approach and ability to prioritise short and long term tasks
  • Efficient and meticulous in organisation
  • Willing to undertake any additional training as required.


Full details of the role can be found on our school website.

Educating 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large, thriving co-educational sixth form, with over one hundred girls on roll. We have a strong ethos, based on high expectations and standards for all, a committed and supportive staff who deliver high quality, engaging lessons and well-behaved students with excellent attitudes to learning.

We were graded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted in March 2017.

An application form and further details of the position are immediately available from the Headteacher’s P.A. Mrs D. Landers at the school or downloadable from the website:

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TBSHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of all our children and expects staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure Barring Service check is required for all successful applicants.

Applications by midday on 25 September 2020

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