Technician - Plumbing

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
£22,021 to £25,529 per annum
09 Nov 2018
25 Nov 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College


1. Technician

1.1 Effectively manages the workshops through liaison with the lecturer and HOD to ensure they are equipped and ready for planned practical sessions.

1.2 Supports teaching staff as necessary and supervises and/or instruct students in the delivery of the practical aspects of the course, demonstrating materials, techniques and processes and giving sound advice and guidance in order to engage students and enable them to produce work of the highest standard, both in the presence and absence of the tutor to support and enhance their learning.

1.3 Supervises and/or instructs students whilst on self-directed study, both in the presence and absence of the tutor.

1.4 Ensures that students are abiding by the College Code of Conduct and their behaviour is appropriate.

1.5 Ensures appropriate materials and equipment are ordered in line with budget guidance and prepared for scheduled teaching sessions, including setting up and breaking down of equipment required by tutors or students, and advises the HOD or DHOD on the purchasing of equipment and resources as necessary to support learning.

1.6 Maintains and safely uses and/or demonstrates the safe use of equipment, tools and materials in order to ensure that Health & Safety aspects of the workshops/studios and teaching areas are adhered to. This includes the maintenance of appropriate records, such as risk assessments and COSHH sheets and assisting the lecturer in ensuring students comply with health and safety regulations at all times.

1.7 Effectively manages the health and safety risk assessment and risk register process for designated learning areas and activities.

1.8 Ensures that the workshop/studio users adhere to a cleaning regime, being accountable for the condition of the workshops, and all that communal areas are left clean and tidy.

1.9 Attends Open Evenings, cross College activities and external events and exhibitions to actively promote the College and takes part in the End of Year Show as required.

1.10 Any other duties commensurate with the grading of this post as may be required from time to time.

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