Art & Design Technician
Start date: 02 January 2024
Location: Ark Alexandra Academy, Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Ark Support Scale 5, Pay Points 5 – 12: £23,500 - £26,421 (pro rata)
Actual salary: £10,106.97 - £11,363.24
Hours: 18 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Closing date: 9.00 am on Thursday 23 November 2023
The school reserves the right to close this advert early and interviews may take place before the advertised closing date. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early for this role to avoid disappointment.
Do you have a passion for art and want to support students in one of our popular GCSE and A-level subjects?
This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful and committed Art & Design department. Art and Photography are popular subjects within the school, with a large percentage of students choosing them as a GCSE option. The department achieves excellent results at GCSE and A-Level.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dependable and conscientious technician to support us in the development and expansion of Art & Design and we can be flexible with setting the successful candidate’s working pattern.
For more information, please read the job description and person specification which you can download from here.
As the ideal candidate you will:
- Have experience, knowledge or a keen interest in creating Art/Design and Digital Photography work
- Be flexible, enthusiastic, well organised and has a genuine passion for and belief in the potential of every student
- Have an awareness of safety issues as appropriate to the post, including health and safety risk assessments
- Have an unwavering determination to work with students of all abilities
Ark Alexandra is a two-campus secondary academy with a Sixth Form provision in Hastings, East Sussex and is the largest secondary with 6th form in the Ark network. A popular school, we have grown to have over 1,600 students this year. We work across a split site which brings with it unique opportunities for growth and development. At our most recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, Leadership & Management, Behaviour & Attitudes, Personal Development and Sixth Form were all judged to be Good.
Ark Alexandra works closely with our feeder primary schools, Ark Blacklands, Ark Little Ridge and Ark Castledown, all of which have exceptional leadership graded as Outstanding by Ofsted.
As a Church of England school, our values of faith, excellence and kindness underpin our ethos, culture and behaviour. We have an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faith and none. Our vision is to create a truly great school for the young people in Hastings. We believe that everyone deserves to be accepted, included, and empowered to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.
What we offer:
- Local Government Pension Scheme with a generous employer contribution
- Subsidised gym membership
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Healthcare Cashplan
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Staff discounts (online and in-store) via instant vouchers or reloadable gift cards from the Ark Rewards scheme
How to apply:
Please click 'apply' on the website you are visiting to complete an online application form by 9am on Thursday 23 November 2023, however we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response. Early application is strongly encouraged. You will be able to pause, save and log back in to complete your application up until the vacancy closes.
If you have any questions about the role, please email ALEHR@arkalexandra.org
If you’re interested in further information about our school, please visit our website – www.arkalexandra.org
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
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