38 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Art and design, Design and technology

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 18.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 4 SCP 7 (£24,294) – SCP 11 (£25,979),pro rota - depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety regulations
  • Experience working with a range of Art and Design Technology equipment and resources
  • Experience or solid understanding of working as a technician in a school or educational establishment, undertaking a range of practical tasks
  • The ability to work in an organised and methodical manner
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to build positive relationships with staff and students

What the school offers its staff

  • Staff Wellbeing: mental health first aiders on site, regular staff events, active staff voice
  • Access to our 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme hotline for confidential advice and support on any subject
  • A supportive staff body
  • Caring and nurturing environment
  • A place where you can really make a difference
  • A diverse student body with individual needs
  • Rewarding working environment
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free flu vaccination and eye care
  • Free parking and access to excellent transport links

Further details about the role

The Bulmershe School are looking to appoint an experienced Art Technician, who could also support our Design & Technology department. The role would be to provide general technical and administrative assistance in the delivery of the Art and Design Technology Curriculum to help raise standards and achievement. The successful candidate will ideally have a background in Art & Design and will need to be self-motivated and flexible in their work.

The Art and Photography Department is part of a large faculty of Creative Arts that covers subjects including Art, Photography and Design Technology. The Faculty prides itself on its strong commitment to students both academically and in becoming well-rounded individuals. There is a culture of team work and support amongst the 6 teachers and 2 technicians, who are all committed to teaching and learning, alongside wellbeing. The Faculty has an active social calendar to allow staff the opportunity to relax and socialise.

We are very proud of our thriving Art and Photography department and the constant progress students are achieving. Our GCSE 3D Design results (June 2023) were again in the top 25% of the country, which is a true reflection of the passion shared by our teachers and students. We have sustained these results since 2015/16 through continuous subject development, reflection and refinement, to ensure all students, across all key stages, enjoy their Art education and are successful, happy learners. We have an absolute commitment to the Visual Arts and despite national curriculum reforms and external pressures, we will always continue to ensure that the creative arts plays a central role in our curriculum.


  • Providing technical support within the class room including working alongside students
  • Preparing and ordering materials and equipment for use in lessons as requested and to assist with the reprographics and ICT administration within the Faculty, including Art, DT and Food
  • Assisting in special exhibitions and displays of Art/DT across the school
  • Ensuring the well organised storage of materials, equipment and artwork
  • Maintaining efficient and tidy organisation of Art/DT classrooms and areas
  • Share our high expectations for progress for all students
  • Work independently, but also making a significant contribution to the team
  • Share our positive ethos and commitment to inclusion

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk

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About The Bulmershe School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1436 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 9353353

The Bulmershe School is a heavily oversubscribed school which sits at the heart of the Woodley community. We are a mixed, Corvus Learning Trust Academy school of nearly 1,500 students aged between 11 and 18, who come from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Our vibrant and inclusive school strives for students to be happy, self-confident and aspirational learners and thinkers. We take enormous pride in our caring reputation and anyone who joins our team should be committed to achieving high levels of responsibility, mutual respect and resilience within the safe and nurturing environment of our school community.

Arranging a visit to The Bulmershe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk.

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