Technician (Art & Media), 37 hrs pw, term time, £16,512 to £17,521 pa, Permanent
37 hours per week, term time plus 5 training days
Grade N4, Actual Salary Range: £16,512 to £17,521 pa
Required from February 2021
Kenton School is recognised at a National Level for excellence and innovation in the Arts and offers an extensive and inclusive Arts curriculum with the core belief that Arts education is a fundamental right for all young people regardless of ability and socioeconomic background. We are extremely committed to ensuring all our students receive a broad and balanced curriculum with the Arts at the heart of our curriculum.
In recent Ofsted reports student achievement and teaching and learning in the Arts were a central focus and highly praised, with the school being recognised as a beacon for the Arts in the North East. Kenton School is a Gold Artsmark School on a two-year journey to Platinum accreditation and has recently been shortlisted as TES Creative School of the Year.
The Art department at Kenton School is a highly skilled, enthusiastic and forward-looking team comprising of seven talented Art specialists supported by our own technician. In addition to our five general purpose Art studios, two Graphics Studios, darkroom and photography suites we also have a superbly equipped Ceramics studio and two fully equipped Textiles studios.
We are seeking applications for the post of Technician to support our Art and Media teams, preparing and setting up resources and equipment for lessons, including preparing large quantities of clay and using the kiln, filming and editing of school media clips, maintaining displays, ordering stocks and supplies, ensuring workspaces are clean and safe and updating and maintaining department databases.
We are seeking candidates with:
· Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with both children and adults
· Knowledge of health and safety with the ability to carry out risk assessments is essential.
· Knowledge and experience of the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Premiere, Photoshop and Illustrator
In addition, the following would be an advantage but not essential as full training can be provided:
· Experience working in a pottery/ceramics related discipline
· Knowledge of cameras and studio lighting
How to Apply
Candidates can apply through the TES website by clicking on the Quick Apply link. Alternatively you can download and application pack from our website at www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk and selecting Vacancies. Applications can be returned either by email to email@example.com.
Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 7 December 2020
Kenton Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers in our schools to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families.