REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2021-424
DUE TO FUNDING CRITERIA, THIS VACANCY IS AVAILABLE TO THE FOLLOWING:
16-19 YEAR OLDS
20-29 YEAR OLDS WITH A DISABILITY
20-29 YEAR OLDS WHO ARE CARE EXPERIENCED
4-year apprenticeship as a Support Service School Technician (Technical), undertaking a wide range of duties within Technical, Science, and AV/ICT within a school science department. You will be studying towards an HNC in Mechanical Engineering at Glasgow Clyde College, which is delivered on block release at East Kilbride & District Engineering Group Training Association Ltd (EKGTA).
Provision of technical support required to support teaching and learning, including the safe use and maintenance of fixed machinery and equipment, safe storage and servicing of general school equipment and chemicals with due regard to Health & Safety procedures.
A keen interest in engineering, technical subjects, science and ICT/AV related work and processes would be helpful. You will be proactive and demonstrate problem solving skills and a practical attitude towards work. Can demonstrate an ability to work as part of a specialist team of school based technicians and can demonstrate a high level of communication skills.
SVQ Level 3
Glasgow Clyde College
Education Services – Technician Support Service
Personnel and staff training and development role within Education Services. Technician Service Management and Health & Safety Related Services to the department.
2 Highers in either English, Maths, Physics and a Technical Subject with a minimum pass grade ‘C’ or any nationally recognised equivalent qualification, including NC Mechanical Engineering.
National 5 level passes in English, Maths, Physics and at least one technical subject is also required.
None required - training is provided
Some elements of the Science, ICT and Audio-Visual content of a School Support Service Technician's duties will also be covered via in-house training during the 4-year apprenticeship.
Additional in-house training will be provided via the Technician Support Service - Technician Progression Scheme and the Scottish Schools Educational Research Centre Technician CPD Training Scheme courses. Completion of Technician Passport during the 4-year apprenticeship.