Design and Makerspace Assistant (f/m/d)

Befristet, Vollzeit · Kleinmachnow

BBIS has an opening for a Design and Makerspace Assistant (f/m/d)

Full-Time: 40 working hours
Start date: 1st. August 2024
Limited initially until 31st July 2026

Overview of Role:
The Design Technology Assistant will support the Design Department and oversee the use of the Makerspace. This role involves assisting in classes, managing resources, maintaining equipment and helping develop integration of the Makerspace.

  • Oversee bookings in the makerspace
  • Support makerspace integration for Primary and Secondary Classes
  • Ensure maintenance of equipment and reordering of supplies needed for the makers space
  • Prepare materials for Design classes
  • Maintain equipment, communicating maintenance or safety concerns to Head of Department
  • Support workshop classes when needed
  • Conduct regular checks and maintenance on all equipment to ensure they are in good working condition
  • Identify and troubleshoot any issues with equipment, communicating these to the Head of Department when necessary
  • Manage the inventory of supplies and reorder materials as needed to ensure the department is well-stocked and prepared for classes and projects
  • Prepare materials and resources required for upcoming design classes
  • Set up equipment or software needed for specific design lessons or projects
  • Provide hands-on support during workshop classes, assisting students and instructors with the technical aspects of design and fabrication
  • Offer guidance on the safe and effective use of makerspace tools and equipment
  • Keep detailed records of equipment usage, maintenance schedules, and supply expenditures
  • Develop promotional materials and events to raise awareness about the makerspace and its capabilities among students and faculty
  • Organise showcases or exhibitions to display projects and creations made within the makerspace
  • Have an impact. With professional competence and enthusiasm, we are improving day by day the educational level, and you too can have an impact on this ride
  • Use our professional training to prepare you optimally for your task
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world
  • Fun at work and beyond. Join our team events – there's always something to celebrate! Or use our fitness offers to get balanced
  • Feel at home. Enjoy our green campus, our relocation service and the international open-minded community
Please review our website or our YouTube channel and then apply with a letter, CV, and full contact details of three referees including current headteacher, using the following application form.
About us

BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School is an independently run, state-approved, inclusive, English-medium day and boarding school serving the internationally-minded community of Germany’s capital region and beyond. As one of Europe’s leading International Baccalaureate (IB) schools, BBIS proudly offers three IB programmes in the Primary, Middle and Diploma years of schooling. In the current school year 2023/24, our school teaches around 900 students who represent over 70 nationalities.


We value and encourage diversity in the skills of our employees and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, world view, disability, and sexual orientation and identity.

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