Mechanical Curriculum Technician

  • Oaklands College
  • St Albans, UK
  • Aug 08, 2019
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We are looking for a Curriculum Technician to join our busy team at our Welwyn Garden City Campus.

This role will be responsible for preparing safe workspaces and providing the correct equipment and raw materials for each lesson. A strong focus on health and safety is essential to ensure the workshop is an example of best practice

Please note that even though is a non-teaching post, part of the role is to support teachers in their delivery of practical workshop lessons so we are looking for someone with great communication and a friendly outlook to support both the teacher and students.

The successful candidate will be prepared and able to ensure the workshop is safe, clean, highly organised and stocked with all the necessary resources for teaching within the allotted budget. An ability to complete the planned preventative schedule and reactive maintenance within the workshop is essential.

You should have a strong commitment to high standards of workshop practice and have previous experience in the industry and hold a level 2 Mechanical Engineering qualification.

Experience with COSHH and Risk Assessments will be an advantage. 


Oaklands College is a progressive, student-centred College supporting the vibrant community at through a broad, relevant and innovative portfolio of education and training.

Oaklands is a Further Education College based in St Albans and Welwyn Garden City – both campuses are well connected to public transport and motorways. A new campus in Borehamwood will soon be opening in September.

St Albans Campus is home to award winning facilities set within acres of wide open countryside. Discovery Centre and Sports Zone secured recognition from the Royal Institute of British Architects, a body that aims to recognise buildings that set the standard for great architecture in the UK.

At Welwyn Garden City, our Learning Resource Centre provides students with a modern, spacious environment, ideal for research and studying. We have a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Centre housing the very latest cyber technology and bespoke science laboratories giving our students the best possible start for a career in the STEM sector.

Culturally, we have regular feedback sessions for employees called Staff Voice that are held with the Principal and key Senior Managers and offers the opportunity for employees to discuss day to day issues around the college and provides them with insights into future plans for the college.

We hold an Investors in People Award and pride ourselves on our strong ethos of inclusion and diversity. Our college community offers opportunities to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Automatic entry into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.


  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work as a team.
  • The ability to work towards deadlines.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate