FTE £25,119 to £26,421 pro rata, actual £18,130.66 to £19,070.44
Hours per week: Part Time, 4 days per week, 8.30am to 4.30pm, term time only
Contract Type: Permanent
Telephone number: 0121 464 5566
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Start date: as soon as possible
Queensbridge School is looking to recruit an Art Technician who is able to provide effective and efficient technical assistance within the Art department. The successful candidate will be an excellent role model and advocate for Art. You will enjoy working alongside pupils across years 7 to 11 and be committed to helping them to improve the quality of their work and intervene with pupils who may benefit from additional specialist support.
You will work under the leadership and management of our Head of Art who has responsibility for the deployment of technical support in the department.
• strong verbal and written communication skills
• organisational skills
• commitment to education and ensuring equal opportunities
• previous experience with children or young people
• you will need empathy, patience and resilience
About the Role (Responsibilities):
• assist art teachers in preparing and organizing materials for art lessons
• maintain and organize art supplies, ensuring sufficient stock levels
• set up and dismantle art equipment and materials for practical sessions
• support students during art activities, providing guidance on proper tool usage
• collaborate with teachers to create visually engaging displays of student artwork
• ensure a safe and tidy art studio environment
• proficient in various art and design techniques, ceramics, photography and photoshop
• excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
• ability to collaborate effectively with art faculty
• knowledge of art supplies and materials
• prior experience in a similar role is advantageous
Working days for the current academic year are Monday to Thursday. Working days are reviewed and subject to change each academic year based upon the needs of the school timetable. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak English fluently is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 4 December 2023, 9:00am
Informal visits to our school welcome.
Should you require an application pack then please visit our website
Candidates are welcome to submit their portfolio demonstrating their art and design skills in addition to a completed application form. Potential applicants should ensure that they read our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check (where applicable) Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search will also be carried out on all shortlisted candidates.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment.