Design Technology/ Art Technician

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Design Technology/ Art Technician


Be part of our Bright Future - join our brand new Senior School at The British School in The Netherlands!

Senior School Leidschenveen (SSL) is the newest campus of the BSN. The school opened in September 2018 with its first cohort of Year 7 students, arranged into two form groups. 

 In September 2019, the school will move into the first phase of the new building, which will house our two year groups (Yrs7 & 8) of approximately 100 students. We are looking for a 04.FTE (2 days per week, term-time only) DT/Art Technician to join our SSL team. 

As a technician you will help in the organisation and preparation of a safe and stimulating learning environment, as well as help to support the development of our students’ knowledge and skills in DT and Art.

This is a unique opportunity; SSL benefits from the vision, security, systems and excellent reputation of an established school whilst offering an exciting opportunity to have a pioneering impact on the lives of our students.  This part-time position begins in September 2019.

Main Responsibilities will include:

• Safeguard and promote the welfare of students

• Preparation of resources for teaching staff prior to lessons

• Undertake routine maintenance of resources/machines

• Supervise students use on specific tasks as requested by teaching staff

• Maintain storage areas within DT and Art

• Monitor and maintain stock levels of required components and resources

• Clear away resources in classroom

• Maintain clean and tidy workshop areas

• Be aware of, and implement, H&S responsibilities including reviewing and planning

• Assist with reprographics

Previous experience of maintaining and operating DT machinery e.g. 3D printers, laser cutters, CAM would be seen as an advantage. 

If you are excited about what you have read so far, please apply below and submit your CV and motivational letter addressed to James Oxlade, Headteacher, indicating how your experience to date has prepared you for this position.

Applications should reach us by Sunday 16 June at the latest but we reserve the right to proceed more quickly should applications from suitable candidates be received before this date. 

Safer Recruitment

The BSN is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants are subject to a rigorous screening process that includes: verification of qualifications; obtaining two supervisory references (including current employer's) and obtaining current and previous Police Checks. For the majority of positions, initial video interviews will be conducted via Cammio. Any employment gaps in CVs will be addressed during interview.