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  • Job start date

    29 August 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

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Subject

Art and design

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 20 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 4, £24,529 - £26,048 per annum. Approximate pro rata £10,462 - £11,110 per annum (0.42652 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

About us and the role

Are you passionate about supporting creativity and innovation in education? We are seeking a dedicated Art and Design Technology Technician to join our vibrant team. In this role, you will assist in preparing practical lessons, maintaining equipment, and supporting both students and staff in the Art and Design Technology department.

If you are organised, proactive, and enthusiastic about fostering a safe and inspiring learning environment, we would love to hear from you!

Avanti Grange Secondary School opened in September 2022 with 4 forms of entry (120 Year 7 students) in September 2022 rising to 6 form of entry (180 Year 7 students) from September 2023.One of the many things that makes Avanti Grange Secondary School distinctive is its values-based approach to education. We encourage students to value self, others and the environment and empower them to be effective learners as well as good and responsible citizens.

We will develop resilient, communicative, and organised young people, the leaders of the future with drive and initiative. We will seek to create an environment where we can all live and thrive together, where the conditions for growth are ideal.

Our students will be:

  • Courageous - with a strength to stand up for their beliefs and values
  • Curious - with a love for lifelong learning
  • Resilient - with no self-imposed limits

Avanti Grange Secondary School is part of Avanti Schools Trust, a successful and growing multi-academy trust (MAT) with a track record of delivering strong outcomes for children. The majority of our schools are significantly over-subscribed.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

What will you do?

  • Prepare materials and setups for practical lessons under supervision.
  • Provide assistance, advice, and practical demonstrations to students and staff.
  • To create, access and maintain a risk assessment folder for all of the Art and Design and Technology practices taught by teaching staff.
  • Provide support as directed by subject teachers in relation to GCSE and A-Level in the department area .


What the school offers its staff

Why should you apply

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

You will be working in a fantastic environment, with:

  • Great opportunities for professional development through the Avanti Institute and our family of schools
  • LGPS Pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts, Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Eligible for NUS Card and CSSC membership
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes (Weekend Retreats, Yoga Classes and Apps)
  • Cycle-to-work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes

What are we looking for?

  • Educated to GCSE – including in English, mathematics and science
  • Working knowledge of Design Technology machines and processes
  • An ability to work creatively as an individual and as part of a team
  • The ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with pupils and a wide range of adults in and beyond the school
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the responsibilities and essential criteria required for this role.

Further details about the role

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

Commitment to safeguarding

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Avanti Grange Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Avanti Grange is a school that is committed to giving all children an engaging and enriching educational experience. We provide a richly diverse and connected school environment, representative of the world that our pupils will enter. Our pupils mature into individuals who are ambitious, open-minded and confident. Along with our academic pathway, we also take care to support individual character formation and spiritual insight through The Avanti Way.

Each pupil at our school is celebrated for their individual talents. For our pupils’, school is about exploring strengths and developing academic and personal skills that will ensure that every child is well prepared for the quickly changing world that awaits them. It is our promise that we will create an environment of challenge, enjoyment and collaboration, both within our school and throughout the Avanti Schools Trust and beyond.

Avanti Schools support each person’s life journey along three parallel paths: Educational excellence; Character formation; and Spiritual insight.

Avanti’s unique ethos places a key emphasis on each individual’s wellbeing and good mental health. Children with higher levels of emotional, behavioural, social, and school wellbeing, on average, have higher levels of academic achievement and are more engaged in the school community. All our schools share a dedicated approach to wellbeing, from providing yoga and mindfulness sessions, sports and exercise, charity work, and working with parents and carers as co-educators.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Grange Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@avanti.org.uk.

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