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Design Technology Technician, Food

Castle Mead Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
LG Band 3, Point 5 - 6 -£20,234 - £20,573 pro rata
Start Date
8th January 2024
12th December 2023 09:00 AM
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Start Date
8th January 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1387268

Design Technology Technician, Food

Location: Leicester, city centre.

Closing Date: 12th December 2023, 9.00am

Interviews: December 2023

Salary: LG Band 3, Point 5 - 6 (£20,234 - £20,573 pro rata) (£23,693 - £24,090 FTE)

Opportunity for dedicated and enthusiastic Design Technology Technician to join the team at Castle Mead Academy, as part of The Mead Educational Trust.

This would particularly suit a candidate interested in supporting in Food, although willingness to work across other areas of the department is important also.

In August 2019, Castle Mead Academy, a non-selective secondary school, opened its doors and welcomed our first year 7 cohort. Since then, we have never looked back! We now have a fully-grown eight-form entry school at full capacity with a cohort of 1200 scholars. Building on the success of Rushey Mead Academy, Castle Mead is making available in the heart of Leicester a standard of education matching the very best schools in the country so that every scholar leaves us with high value academic qualifications and wider positive dispositions to enable them to lead fulfilling lives.

The opportunity to work in a growing school, is like no other. When you start a school from scratch like we have, it is a golden opportunity to put in place all of the amazing things you have heard and read about from the best schools in the land - but in one place, here in Leicester! As we now cross into our next chapter, having recently moved into our new state-of-the-art school building, join us and help to build a genuine legacy of your own, alongside colleagues who are aligned in their values.

We are recruiting a team of like-minded experts to help realise our vision and “Grow a Community of Excellence.” This is a rare opportunity, so as we challenge convention, lead without preconception and are unapologetically ambitious on behalf of our scholars.

This is an opportunity for a Design Technology Technician who is:

• proactive, skilful and has a positive outlook;

• willing to learn and work as part of our team;

• going to contribute to the ethos our school in our new £30m building, on the picturesque riverside!

Please submit your application by 12th December 2023. For further information, a confidential discussion, to book a visit to Castle Mead Academy or any technical queries please contact Kirsty Gunn, Office Manager (details can be found in the candidate pack)

Castle Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Safeguarding Statement:

This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure check. This exemption means that shortlisted applicants for this post will be required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands, and bind- overs both spent and unspent in their application, before interview and regardless of the passage of time.
Castle Mead Academy

Castle Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust