Would you like to join a school where people are valued, thrive and make positive contributions?
Actual salary: £22,011 - £22,747 per annum
We wish to appoint a talented and creative individual to join our successful Design & Technology Department to support in Product Design, Food and Textiles.
The successful candidate will work in the D&T Department to support teachers with the preparation and creation of resources, including displays. Preparation of a wide range of materials, ingredients and equipment/tools for use by teachers and students in the classroom/workshops – including the procurement of materials, food and textiles, to include cleaning and laundry regimes etc.
The ideal candidate for this crucial support role will value being part of a team, be solution focused and adaptable as well as able to find workarounds where there are obstacles, especially important in current times. Their can do attitude will stem from their ability to work independently and intuitively once settled in, identifying operational tasks which will support the smooth running of the department enabling teachers to provide outstanding learning opportunities for our students.
Sample tasks include stock audits, processing all orders and deliveries, maintaining and cleaning machinery and equipment such as band saws and laser cutters, changing extraction filters, maintaining overlockers, sewing machines, heat presses and digital printers, cleaning and quarantining regimes including oven and fridge deep cleans, laundry of all Food room textiles, to include student and staff PPE in all areas. Preparation of materials for Textiles and Product design will require the candidate to be a confident user of the laser cutter and its supporting software, 2D Design.
Full induction and support will be provided including completion of Level 2 Food & Hygiene and First Aid certification.
Salary: Scale 5 (£29,853 - £30,852) pro-rata
Hours: 30 hours a week, 40 weeks a year (term time only + 5 Inset Days + 5 days during school closure periods)
Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 130 years.
The school is committed to staff wellbeing and offers a comprehensive coaching programme for all staff.
You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.
We are dedicated to creating a work environment that our colleagues can enjoy, our students can benefit from, and where work complements life. For this reason, we encourage everyone to discuss with us their flexible working requirements during the recruitment process so that we can find the best working solution for them and their role.
Interviews: Thursday 15 December 2022
Please note CVs are not accepted.
The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.