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Design Engineering Lead Technician

Radley College are looking for someone to join a dynamic and experienced team of five members of teaching staff and three technicians. All report to the Head of Design Engineering. There is a very friendly and convivial atmosphere among all staff and they often meet up for lunch in College Hall (free of charge during term time).

The successful applicant will be responsible for advising and supporting students in all aspects of project work. General organisation of the workshop, preparation area and stores and for ensuring their tidiness in terms of equipment, materials, giving particular attention to all Health and Safety requirements.

Design Engineering is taught to all students in Year 9 carrying out a range of design and make activities with students having experience of working in wood, plastic and metal. In addition, electronic programmable circuits and components are introduced during this year in preparation for the GCSE courses. A level product design is also offered by the department and currently there are 34 boys across the two year groups, with a broad and demanding range of projects produced.

Holidays will be the normal school holidays which is about 17 weeks per annum. Public holidays occurring during term time (usually May bank holiday only) are considered normal working days. A competitive salary is offered and will be according to experience.

Radley College offer a wide variety of staff benefits including, free uniform, free meals during term time, College sickness scheme, Pension, reduced membership to the onsite sports centre and free  parking.

If you would like to have a chat about the post, and to ask any questions, please contact the Head of Department, Robin Johnson (

Applications must be submitted on the official application form, sent to the HR Department, Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2HR or by e-mail to

Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Thursday 14 March 2024. Early application is encouraged, and applications will be dealt with as they are received.

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Job Overview

  • Posted On
    1st March 2024
  • Location
    Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary
    Up to £37,095 per annum
  • Contract Type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Type
  • Specialisms
  • Job Levels
    Experienced (non manager)
  • Apply By
    14th March 2024


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