Part-Time Technician of Textiles Technology

Date Posted: Friday 08 April 2022

Vacancy Type: Part-Time

Closing date for application: 26/04/2022

Part-Time Textiles Technician (33 weeks/Term-Time only)       

For May 2022, Cheltenham College’s Design Technology and Textiles Department seeks to appoint a part-time Textiles Technician on a term-time only basis. The hours of work will be 14 per week, plus an additional 60 hours to be worked, as required by the needs of the Department, throughout the academic year.

DT&T is a busy, energetic department housed in two buildings on the edge of the main campus, specifically converted for the department. There are two standard workshops, a hot metal area, a ‘clean’ workshop, wood prep area, two textiles classrooms, four DT classrooms and a newly repurposed exhibition space and office.

The Textiles classrooms include a CNC embroiderer and screen printing facilities, dye sublimation printer, heat press, a designated room for storage and dye preparation, large working areas across two classrooms, plus full use of the laser cutter, Adobe Illustrator and 2D Design in the shared CAD room.

The Textiles Technician supports the teachers in their lessons and works directly with students, undertakes many Textiles-specific tasks such as basic sewing machine work, printing and dyeing of fabric, laser cutting and use of CAD/CAM embroidery machines. Further details of what the role entails can be found in the job description.

Application Form

Job Description

How to apply

Application forms and a full job description can be found on the College website:

To apply, please forward a completed application form, with covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is 12 noon prompt on Tuesday, 26th April 2022. Interviews are planned to take place shortly afterwards.

 Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.