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  • Job start date

    22 August 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

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Subject

Art and design

Working pattern

Part time: This is a part time position.

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

Grade 4, £24,529 - £26,048 per annum. Approximate pro rata £15,693 - £16,665 per annum (0.63978 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 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 Design Technology (and Art) departments.

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

What will you do?

  • Prepare materials and setups for practical lessons under supervision.
  • Provide assistance, advice, and practical demonstrations to students and staff.
  • Deliver, retrieve, and safely store equipment and materials used in classrooms.
  • Maintain and repair tools and machinery, and ensure general tidiness in prep rooms and classrooms.
  • Assist with mounting, displaying, and dismantling art and design work for various exhibitions and assessments.

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 re4sponsibilities and essential criteria required for this role.


What the school offers its staff

Avanti Fields School is an all-through, faith-designated (Hindu) state school which welcomed the first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018, and first intake of Nursery and Reception students in September 2022. The school is rapidly expanding and will grow year by year to a full cohort of 1,320. This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues its journey to outstanding.

The staff at Avanti Fields School are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a school which is driven by three key elements for both students and staff:

  • Educational excellence
  • Character formation
  • Spiritual insight

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.

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
  • 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

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 Fields School

School type
Free School, Hindu, ages 3 to 16
School size
950 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Avanti Fields School is a new all-through school which welcomed the first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018. The school is rapidly expanding, and will grow year by year to a full cohort of 1,320. This is an exciting time to join the school as it moves into its new state of the arts building and continues its journey to outstanding.

Avanti Fields School; we are an all-through; 3–16 Hindu-faith school – part of the multi-academy, Avanti Schools Trust.

Avanti Schools are extremely popular with Hindu and non-Hindu parents alike who want an outstanding, disciplined and inclusive environment for learning for their children.

Our established schools in London and Leicester are all at least rated good with outstanding features and have the highest expectations are our pupils.

Avanti’s faith ethos means high academic and moral standards and an environment that values and nurtures the best within all faiths.

Avanti Fields is a Hindu-designated faith school, part of the growing family of Avanti schools. However, staff and students at Avanti Fields School do not originate from any specific faith background. Applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none; they will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Fields School

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

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