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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Part time: 32 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Actual salary £16,419 per annum (£22,072 full time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Longfield Academy are seeking to appoint an Art Technician, joining us from September 2024. The role involves supporting teaching and learning within the Art, Design Technology and Photography curriculum areas under the direction of the Director of Learning. The successful candidate will provide an essential, comprehensive technical service to the curriculum areas, liaising with teaching staff and preparing materials before lessons. They will also be responsible for cleaning and maintenance of workshop equipment and machinery, keeping stock inventories, supporting students within practical lessons and doing small group demonstrations in the use of equipment and machinery, ensuring Health and Safety procedures are up to date and relevant risk assessments are carried out. The role also supports whole school productions with set, costume, and prop design, offers photography services at school events, and running lunchtime art and design clubs.

We are looking for a candidate that:

  • Is reliable and able to complete tasks effectively without direct supervision;

  • Has good organisational skills;

  • Is flexible and is prepared to take on a range of tasks;

  • Is able to communicate appropriately with young people and adults;

  • Is able to work as part of a team, contributing to the work of the Art, Design Technology and Photography curriculum areas;

  • Is prepared to undergo further training if required.

What the school offers its staff

Working with us: Longfield Academy offers a friendly and supportive working environment with innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The academy is recognised as an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school and delivers the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to students in years 7 -9. Our most recent inspection in 2018 confirmed that Longfield Academy continues to provide strong educational outcomes for students. The richness of our extracurricular activities allows our students to excel in drama, music, sports and STEM. Leaders of the academy are highly ambitious for all of the students. We have a strong drive for school improvement underpinned by a relentless focus on the core business of improving teaching and learning. We do not limit that ambition to the outcomes of public examinations; our students being prepared for life is equally as important to everyone at the academy. Our pastoral system is truly exceptional and we pride ourselves on the quality of care for every student. Our Post-16 provision continues to go from strength to strength, rated in the top 10% for Kent, with our students securing places at top universities.

Longfield Academy benefits from modern, state-of-the-art facilities for learning across all subject areas. We have a thorough and robust approach to school improvement, and the academy is well on course to becoming a truly Outstanding school.

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)
medical
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 Longfield Academy

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

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