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DT Technician

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and  Term-time only 
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary has been pro rated)

Closing date: Thursday 06 October 2022

Interview Date: Week Commencing  Monday 10 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Peacehaven Community School
Greenwich Way
East Sussex
BN10 8RB

Phone:       01273 581100
Email:        pcs-enquiries@swale.at
Website:    phcs.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.


DT Technician -  Peacehaven Community School

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and experienced DT Technician on a permanent basis. Candidates will be talented, dynamic and will challenge and motivate our students to get the very best meaningful outcomes. The main purpose of this role is to work with teachers to facilitate, organise and support teaching and learning activities in the DT department by preparing equipment and resources, supporting students in classes and monitoring health and safety.

Please view the Job Description and Personal Specification for the essential requirements for this role. Although advertised as 37 hours a week, we can consider a more flexible arrangement for the right candidate, part-time hours could be available.

Peacehaven Community School is a Swale Academies Trust (SAT) School that welcomes applicants who want to develop their careers and explore the opportunities that working within an established academy trust can bring. SAT has a proud history of supporting non-selective schools to out-perform grammar schools in Kent. Here in East Sussex, the Trust is applying those same principles to areas where students have not had the advantages given to their peers in more affluent areas.

PCS is a fully inclusive school with a Special Facility for students. There is a higher than average % of students with SEND need throughout the school and we offer Small Group Access Teaching to students where required.

At PCS, achievement is a focus for all within an inclusive and supportive school community. We develop confident, happy, ambitious students who take pride in their learning and flourish.

We look to instil Aspire, Believe and Achieve throughout our school community. We achieve this by enhancing the hopes of our students by inspiring a sense of craftsmanship, re-drafting and improving what we do, aiming for excellence and pride in our work.

We provide constant, high quality CPD and all staff are passionate about sharing good practice. If you are looking for an opportunity that will excite and challenge you, and have boundless energy and resilience, then we look forward to receiving your application. 

Peacehaven Community School is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Friendly and supportive school environment
  • Be part of a highly successful Trust
  • CPD opportunities
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Phillip Cornish, Head of Design and Technology for an informal discussion.  phillip.cornish@swale.at and 01273 581100.

Completed applications should be sent to Liz Fulker, HR Liaison, pcs-recruitment@swale.at or by post to Peacehaven Community School, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven East Sussex BN10 8RB. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10th October 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/27516

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Peacehaven, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £17,738 to £18,515 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 06/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Peacehaven Community School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education