Makerspace Technician

Salary: Inner London (competitive salary based on experience and skills)

Start date: 2nd September 2019
Contract: Term time: 41 weeks (39 + 2 weeks)


School 21 is a pioneering 4-18 school in Stratford, East London that has a
growing reputation for innovation and excellence. We are building a great team
of people who are innovative, practical and determined to deliver for our

We have an exciting new role to fill as the Makerspace Technician at School 21
to support with our Makerspace, an area of over 300m² built in 2018 and that
contains studios with facilities for Photography, Digital Design & Manufacturing,
3D Design, Fine Art, cooking and large open workshop known as the Quad. It is
part of a significant investment made to promote making across our small
schools. The Makerspace is home to the Art & Design department but also
supports our project-based learning curriculum that involves teachers from
across the school. We require an organised, multi-skilled technician to support
us make the Makerspace a successful development.

Further information about the Makerspace can be found at

School 21 has built strong foundations in a short period of time, confirmed by
our recent Ofsted which was outstanding in all categories. There was strong
recognition for the ethos and approach of the school:
"Pupils across the school make exceptional progress."
“Staff morale is exceptionally high. Teachers at the early stages of their career
value the ‘fantastic’ professional development and opportunities to learn from
each other. Those with more experience said that they have become much
better teachers since joining the school.”
"Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning, impeccable manners and show
respect for everyone.”

Through project-based learning "pupils achieve remarkable standards of work
and demonstrated knowledge and skills at levels beyond those expected for
their age group."
“Pupils talk and discuss with a maturity and confidence that is remarkable for
their years."

For more information see: or e-mail Anne Shaker at or call 020 8262 2121.
To apply please visit the careers pages at

School 21 is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding

Closing date: 8.30am, Monday, 8th July 2019      Interview date: Friday, 12th July or Monday, 15th July 2019