Fablab Manager – Strategic and Operational (12 months fixed term in the first instance)

Date posted: 26.05.22
Salary: Grade 7 (SCP 23-27 £27,741-£31,346)
Start date: TBC
Contract term: 12 months
Contract type: Full time/full year. Fixed term – 37 hours per week

Beamont Collegiate Academy Long Lane Warrington WA2 8PX
Principal: Mr Gareth Harris Telephone: 01925 579500 Email:

Beamont Collegiate Academy is a vibrant and dynamic school community with a strong emphasis on high expectations and aspirations. The academy is part of the Challenge Academy Trust (TCAT) and is popular and oversubscribed and was judged ‘good’ by Ofsted in June 2017. We also moved in to a brand new £12million building in 2017 with state of the art facilities.

We seek to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational FabLab Manager. This position is fixed term initially for 12 months.

Specific duties of the role will include;
• Strategic development of a successful Fablab.
• Day to day operations not limited to: design & provision of adult/children training courses, Prototyping and manufacture for Fablab customers, day to day maintenance of Fablab equipment.
• To support the BCA D&T dept. both through direct technician support but also through linked learning opportunities.
• Project management of Fablab provision both locally & across the region
• Marketing of the Fablab.
• To develop effective networks across the North West to support the aims of the Fablab.
• To facilitate and support networks of small and medium business that is relevant & beneficial to Fablab sustainability.
• To develop effective relationships across the wider STEM network and with relevant large industry links.
• Ensure the Fablab health and safety procedures reflects current best practice.
• To represent the Trust in a positive and proactive manner.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Details can be found on

Please click here for the Job Description
Please click here for the Application Form

To apply online please complete an application form and return it to; or contact Carol Heesom on 01925 247681 for further details.

Closing date: 12:00 noon Thursday 1st September 2022
Interview date: TBC