Art Technician

Leigh Academy Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8GS

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Actual salary £9,575 per annum (£20,595 full time equivalent)

Art Technician job summary

About the role: Can you inspire our students in the subject of Art? Are you passionate about this subject area and keen to find a job where you will love what you do on a daily basis? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

Ebbsfleet Academy is looking for an Art Technician to join the academy to support the teaching and learning of students within this department, and to provide support and services to the staff and students in line with the academy policies and procedures. Our successful candidate will be creative and enthusiastic, and it’s an ideal role for current Post 16 students or recent school leavers who would like first-hand experience in a paid position within the Art remit.

​​​​​​​Our successful candidate will be responsible for preparing materials and equipment for practical lessons, maintaining and monitoring consumables and equipment in Art, DT and Textiles to ensure all pupils are able to access a wide range of materials and processes as part of their Art provision. Our newly appointed technician will also provide technical support to staff during lesson time as required.

Ideally, our appointed candidate will hold an A Level or equivalent qualification in one or more Art related subjects. You'll be an effective communicator and be able to use your initiative. A flexible ‘can do’ attitude is also essential, as is the ability to provide the very best levels of service to all employees and stakeholders in the faculty. Our successful candidate will be committed to helping students achieve to the best of their ability. You will be able to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas.

This basis of this role is permanent and offers an actual salary of £9,575 per annum (£20,595 full time equivalent) based on 20 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset.

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About Leigh Academy Rainham

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
Up to 1150 pupils
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

Working with us: ​​​​​Ebbsfleet Academy is a dynamic and successful 11-18 Academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population.

At Ebbsfleet Academy our aim is to get the best out of every student; excellence in teaching and learning is therefore at the heart of our work. Our vision is based on three core values: ‘Be Ready, Work Hard, Be Nice’. In working towards instilling these values in our students, we strive to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for all. Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources including outstanding sports facilities, as well as modern, generously equipped classrooms, workshops and laboratories. All areas are served by excellent ICT facilities. Working together, in partnership with all stakeholders but especially parents and carers, we are creating a dynamic and innovative learning institution.

Our ambition is to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go on to university or the career of their choice. Ebbsfleet Academy is proud to be a community school. As such we can cater specifically for the learning styles and social needs of our learners. Our curriculum allows students to develop socially, behaviourally and academically at their own pace and in their own unique ways. This reflects positively in our results.

Exam results are only one measure of success. We foster students’ wider interests and skills through a varied programme of extracurricular activities and student leadership opportunities, all of which are essential to nurturing potential outside the classroom. We have high expectations of everyone in our school. Our provision includes extension for the most able, as well as targeted support and intervention, to ensure all students achieve to the best of their ability and that they leave Ebbsfleet Academy equipped with the skills needed to excel in today’s world. By working in partnership with all stakeholders, especially parents and carers, we have created a dynamic and innovative learning environment.

As a proud member of Leigh Academies Trust, our leaders also benefit from wider collaboration across a community of highly successful leaders, with continued investment in staff a core value of the Trust and our academy.

Click here to view our website and learn more about Ebbsfleet Academy.

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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