Design and Technology / Art Technician

 

Start: October / November 2018
Salary: Grade 1 – £17,391
Contract: Permanent

 

37 hours per week: Full time Term Time Only + 10 days

8am – 4pm Monday to Thursday                   8am – 3:30 Friday

 

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to assist with the technical support needs within Design and Technology and Art departments at Washington Academy.

 

Supported by our Senior Technician, the role can be wide-ranging and will involve providing colleagues with equipment and resources, as well as support in practical lessons, to enable teaching staff and students to undertake practical lessons. You will be required to work in accordance with strict health and safety guidance and procedures ensuring that a healthy, safe and productive learning and teaching environment is maintained. A calm, friendly and helpful manner is essential as is the ability to adapt and be flexible to the requirements of each Department.

 

  • During examination periods there will also be the requirement to invigilate.
  • The successful candidate will also hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate, or be willing to work towards this and be a part of the academy’s First Aid team.

 

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories we are a mixed 11-16 Academy in the heart of Washington’s community. The successful candidate will join Washington Academy at a pivotal point as it has recently become part of the Consilium Multi Academy Trust. This MAT of 8 schools based in the North West and North East of England provides excellent provision for students in similar socioeconomic contexts. This will provide abundant opportunity to work with other colleagues in an expanding and progressive professional community and a fantastic springboard for professional progression within this vibrant and forward looking group of academies.

 

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Washington Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

 

Washington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure procedures.

 

If you know that you can contribute to moving our Academy forward during this important time of change and development in education and believe that you can bring something unique to the post then please download an application pack below. Applications should be submitted for the attention of the Business Manager at info@washingtonacademy.co.uk or posted to: Washington Academy, Spout Lane, Washington NE37 2AA

 

Closing date: Wednesday 26th September

Interview date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018

 

Visits to the Academy are being held by appointment only after 3:15pm.  Please email Mrs F Skinner if you would like to attend on info@washingtonacademy.co.uk, please include a contact number. Unfortunately we are unable to offer alternative times.

 

PLEASE NOTE: If you have not been contacted within a week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.  We do not accept CV’s.


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