Art Technician

The Whitstable School, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX

12 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    10 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£19,026 - £19,945 SAT 4

Actual salary

£14,374 - £15,068 pro rata

Art Technician job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Visual and Performing Arts Department. Working alongside subject teachers you will help ensure that a safe, effective and efficient technician service is delivered, including; the provision of technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support pupils and assisting teaching staff with learning activities.

The Visual and Performing Arts Department is committed to delivering practical and engaging lessons that meet the needs of all students.

The successful candidate will:
• Have a keen interest and passion for visual and performing arts;
• Have good knowledge of art and design techniques, materials and practice;
• Have an understanding of lighting and sound facilities;
• Be able to relate well to children and adults;
• Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload.

The successful applicant will report to the Head of Creative Arts and will work alongside both the Visual Art department and Performing Art department.

The School
The Whitstable School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a ‘Good’ school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to ‘outstanding’ and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk for more about our school.

Why work for us?
This is an excellent opportunity to join our school.
In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:
• Excellent on site facilities;
• Excellent CPD programme;
• Being part of a highly successful Trust;
• Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
• Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
• Ride to Work Scheme;
• Kent Rewards Scheme – local and national retailer discounts;
• Eye test reimbursement;
• Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Sonya Connell, Visual Arts Subject Leader at sonya.connell@swale.at or 01227 931300.
Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.
We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Whitstable School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
964 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01227 931300

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

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