Senior Curriculum Technician - Engineering

“Oaklands College is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Technician to join our dynamic Engineering team."

In this pivotal role, you will lead our technical support team, ensuring the smooth operation of our educational programs and promoting a culture of safety and innovation. 

As a Senior Technician at Oaklands College, your key responsibilities will include supervising and organising daily workloads, managing staff, maintaining supplies, enforcing safety protocols, and ensuring efficient budget management, procurement of essential resources, and the maintenance of a cutting-edge learning environment across Mechanical and Electrical workshops. 

Additionally, you'll play a key role in recognising and reporting hazards and dangers through conducting risk assessments and COSHH assessments. 

The ideal candidate will have a background in technical support across Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, strong leadership skills, and a commitment to safety and excellence. 

As we embark on the acquisition of a significant amount of equipment for T-levels, the need for a proficient and experienced individual to manage and maintain these resources becomes evident.

The Senior Technician's responsibilities encompass the crucial task of maintaining these new assets, ensuring they function optimally, and extending their lifespan. This role will play a pivotal part in safeguarding our investments, guaranteeing that students have access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and creating an optimal learning environment for them.

Furthermore, with our commitment to providing the best educational experience possible, the Senior Technician will organise staff CPD sessions. This invaluable aspect of the role ensures that our team is well-equipped to introduce new technology effectively, operate and manage the acquired equipment, and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. This role is essential in our journey to become Centre of Excellence. 


  • Generous annual leave - 30 days pro rata plus 8 days bank holiday pro rata
  • The chance to train towards a teaching qualification / assessor qualification, paid by the College
  • Automatic entry into the Local Government pension Scheme.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to