technician in Almere

Bedrijfsnaam: Het Baken Almere
Plaatsingsdatum: 23/11/2018
Standplaats: Almere


If you are interested in being part of a school community where we celebrate diversity, focusing on the inquiry cycle in the teaching learning process, inspiring our students to reach their full potential by mentoring them through the process then look no further.
We are looking for a Design Technician who would have a supportive role in the Design and Visual Arts classes.
The school is located in Almere Poort on walking distance from Almere Poort train station.


Role and responsibility:
We currently require a School DT Technician. This is an open vacancy for a full-time position to start in the new academic year in October and to be distributed over the two departments Design and Visual arts.
  • Ensuring all materials and equipment (including tools and machinery, including 3D printing) are ready for practical lessons and demonstrations, liaising with teaching staff for lesson planning
  • Cleaning and storage of all equipment and stock, keeping workshops and classrooms tidy
  • Maintaining all relevant paperwork, including stocktaking and orders for new stock or equipment
  • Undertaking of safety checks and routine maintenance of workshop equipment and systems
  • Observing strict Health and Safety guidelines and keeping knowledge of this up-to-date
  • Assisting teaching staff in the running of practical sessions for pupils, interacting with the children, and undertaking other duties as directed by the department staff
  • A strong knowledge of the Design Technology curriculum and a genuine interest in Resistant Materials (wood, plastic or metalwork)
  • Previous experience of working within a school workshop is desirable
  • Relevant qualifications in using various workshop machinery such as saws and drills would be an advantage
    Competencies and profile:
  • A patient approach towards working with children
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent database and numeracy skills
  • Ability to work quickly, to tight deadlines and changing circumstances
  • Highly developed organisational skills; with an ability to complete tasks appropriately and effectively
  • A strong work ethic and a professional attitude
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A positive attitude to problem solving


The package will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and will include the following elements:

  • Salary depending on previous experience and qualifications, a Holiday and an End of Year payment according to the CAO (Collective Labour Agreement) for OOP (support staff)
  • ABP Retirement/Pension scheme
  • School closure Holidays
  • The start date of the initial contract is from 1 January 2019


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