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  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,338.00 - £22,818.00 Annually (Actual)

Art and Design Technician job summary

Art and Design Technician

37 hours per week

Term time plus 2 weeks Scale E (Full Time salary range £24,294 - £25,979)

Actual Salary £21,338 to £22,818

This represents an outstanding opportunity to make an impact in a successful, forward-thinking school in the market town of Dereham. We take pride in both the welcome we offer the whole community and the standards achieved by our young people. In our recent Ofsted report (May 2023) Northgate High School and Dereham Sixth Form College was graded a ‘Good’ school in all areas.

We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Art and Design Technician to join our highly successful Art and Design Faculty which is a supportive and welcoming department with a huge amount of experience. Their strengths are their ability to communicate their passion for the subjects and build positive and productive relationships with pupils.

You will be joining a school where staff share best practice so that our standard of teaching and support is both high quality and continually developing.

Do you have a passion for Art & Design? Are you organised, dynamic and confident with young people? Can you work independently?

We are looking for someone to support the day to day running of our Design Faculty across Northgate High School and Dereham Sixth Form College, helping to inspire and enrich the pupils understanding of art and design through the use of display.

The successful applicant will have a willingness to work within a team and provide equipment and resources to inspire and enrich students understanding of Art and Design. Due to the nature of the role there will be the requirement to work out of school hours setting up exhibitions and supporting events and supporting extra-curricular activities, therefore an element of flexibility will be essential.

You will have:-

Proven experience in art and design practical work that meets teaching, student, and learning needs.

Familiarity with requirements raised by the art and design curriculum.

Proficient IT skills.

Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with staff and students.

Ability to work independently and take initiative.

Strong multitasking abilities and the capacity to work well under pressure.

Relevant qualifications to support the role.

In return for the right candidate we are offering:

a competitive salary;

all the advantages of a successful academy group;

being part of an extended network of teachers, leaders and support staff who share and exchange ideas and continued professional development opportunities;

support from creative and innovative colleagues;

a stimulating and friendly working environment where every member of staff is valued and makes a significant contribution to the school/college;

training and development opportunities;

opportunity of additional paid duties;

contributory pension scheme;

private Health Care Plan;

access to high-quality musculoskeletal physiotherapy provision;

access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice;

We are proud to be the only University accredited laboratory school in Norfolk. As a Laboratory School we are committed to research-based practice which is strengthened through peer-to-peer learning, ongoing professional development and collaboration with other schools and partners.

Whilst there are accredited schools all over the world, we were the first in Norfolk to be selected. We were approached to be part of University of Bolton’s Lab School network because of our Good OFSTED rating, our strong exam results, our ethos and our record of researched-based pedagogy. If you are a motivated individual, have the right experience, skills and Have a passion for supporting students' learning journey in Design Technology then we would very much like to hear from you. Closing date for applications Monday 3rd June 2024 at 9.00am

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Northgate High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1129 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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