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D&T Instructor Technician - Maternity Cover

Hours:            38 hours per week, September - December 2024

Salary:             To be discussed at interview

Closing Date: 29th July 2024 - midday

Starting Date: September 2024

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values. 

We are looking for a temporary maternity cover Design & Technology Instructor Technician who will support the teaching of sets of students, and who will be involved in the management of a widely resourced Design and Technology workshop.

You will be experienced in maintaining stock, tools and machinery and will have a passion for supporting colleagues and students in the development of project work up to and including ‘A’ level. The ideal candidate will be a skilled instructor and will have broad experience in manufacturing skills, working in metal, wood or plastics.  Good IT skills are a must have, including familiarity with CAD/CAM systems.

You will be friendly and approachable with the confidence to take charge when necessary whilst being calm and patient.  You will be enthusiastic about Design and Technology and will be an ambassador for the subject.

In return we offer the following benefits:-

  • Free meal during working hours
  • Death in Service Gratuity
  • A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff Lodging (where available)
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • 10% Staff Discount at Ampleforth Abbey Shop and Tearooms

Should you have any questions regarding this position or would like further information, please contact Brendan Anglim at or Human Resources at or 01439 766793

Closing date for applications is 12:00 noon, Monday 29th July, 2024

Interviews dates to be confirmed

Please return completed application forms to 

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18