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Food and Textiles Technician

Rosebery School
Epsom, Surrey
Contract Type
Term Time
£21,544 (actual £18,534)
Start Date
2nd September 2024
21st July 2024 11:59 PM
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Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1434899

We are looking to recruit a Food and Textiles Technician to join our hardworking and collaborative team, whose key role will be to ensure our students continue to achieve high quality practical outcomes in Design & Technology. If you have practical experience working in food preparation and textiles and are looking to flourish at work and be professionally fulfilled, we would love to hear from you.  

Your opportunity

As a key member of the Design Technology team and working closely with teaching staff and Technician colleagues, the Food and Textiles Technician will provide high-quality practical support to all students throughout their educational journey (KS3 - KS5). The successful candidate will provide support to the department, preparing equipment and resources for practical lessons, assist with in-class support and maintain sufficient stock levels of department materials and resources. The Food and Textiles Technician will also be responsible for maintaining equipment and resources within the department, as well as creating high quality and engaging displays. 

What we are looking for

  • Someone with experience in food preparation and textiles, preferably in a school environment
  • A clear and effective communicator who is able to work flexible
  • An organised individual who is willing to take initiative and work autonomously
  • Commitment to the aims and ethos of the school
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their knowledge of nutrition, food and textiles and working with young people
  • A team player with a sense of humour

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

About Rosebery

5 reasons to join Rosebery:

  • Our Staff
  • Your Wellbeing
  • Our Students
  • Your Professional Growth
  • Our Culture of excellence, ambition & joy

Please read the Rosebery Candidate Pack to read more about our fantastic school and we welcome you to arrange a visit in person.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: 1 September 2024

Salary: GLF Associate 2, £21,544 

Actual Salary: £18,534

Hours of work: 36 hours per week, term time only

Interview date: To be confirmed.  


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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