Foundation Art Technician

Key Information

Location: New College Pontefract

Salary: Band E of the NCLT Support Staff spine, £21,371- £22,974 (10,240-11,009 pro rata) A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.

Contract Type: Part time, 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am-16:30pm)

Contract Term: Permanent


Closing Date: Sunday 4th June

About this Opportunity

An Exciting Opportunity to Join an Outstanding Team!

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Technician for our Art Foundation Course. The focus of the role is to work in partnership with FAD tutors in the day to day running of a busy teaching space and to support practical workshops. The successful candidate will be able to offer guidance and some supervision to students in the making of 2D and 3D projects. As technician, you will also be in charge of the maintenance of equipment and ordering of materials. At the end of the year the Foundation show will require someone who is hands on to help with construction of spaces and with the hanging of the final exhibition.

New College is an outstanding place to work and study, regularly near the top of UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted.  With a dynamic, positive and supportive culture for staff and students, we have an enviable reputation for staff career progression and development.  With over 2500 students, New College Pontefract is the founding member of the New Collaborative Learning Trust (NCLT).  The Colleges and Schools within the Trust work closely together, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to raising standards of education in the local community, this position can be offered on a temporary basis if this is the preferred option for the best candidate.  New College Pontefract delivers primarily A Level provision, alongside a range of Applied General qualifications and some Level 2 provision.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.

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