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Every school needs specialists in a range of areas to make sure everything runs smoothly, whether it's a music lesson, sports, cooking or the IT network.


Science technicians play a vital role in the provision of high-quality science teaching in schools, from looking after laboratory equipment to helping pupils achieve their potential with one-to-one support.

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) technicians play an increasingly important role in schools, as teaching and learning become more and more heavily dependent on new technology.

Design and Technology

Design and Technology (D&T) technicians help make sure teachers and pupils can get the most out of D&T lessons.

Sports Coach

Sports coaches, assistants, co-ordinators or instructors help pupils get the most out of sports and PE activities in schools.

Food Technician

School food technicians/ assistants help ensure food technology lessons run smoothly and efficiently.

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