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Secondary Art Tech needed in BD3 for immediate start!

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Job description

Art Technician

I am looking for an Art Technician to start as soon as possible with in the Art department in my partner school in BD3. The head of department is looking for an immediate start!

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

Display and rotation of Artwork around the school. Helping with Exhibitions and Art events * Maintenance and upkeep of studio spaces and delegated equipment across the department * Play a role in the extra-curricular life of the Department, practical assistance in contributing to off timetable workshops, activities etc. * Ordering of Art Materials, helping with their delivery, auditing such material. * Assisting with practical help in the lead up to Speech Day exhibitions and Moderation displays especially with storage of pupil work * Make a positive contribution to the Department, i.e. attending weekly departmental meetings and undertaking other mutual tasks (within reason) as delegated by the Director of Art and the Lead Art Technician

Purpose of the Position:

The Art Technician's main responsibility is to provide support to teachers in the Art Department and to liaise with the other technicians in order to ensure the efficient running of the Art School's day-today programme of varied extra-curricular activities and timetabled lessons. Duties include such diverse areas as the preparation of canvases and boards for painting, framing of pupil art, ordering & collection of art materials, organisation of equipment storage and art supplies, ensuring equipment across the department works correctly, display of artwork around the College and exhibitions in the V&A, Dining Hall, Masters Lodge and corridor display spaces. It is envisaged that duties will be conducted on the basis of their given priority and with assistance from the Lead Technician and the Director of Art. Within this context, the Art Technician will be a committed and professional member of the team in the Art School, enhance the excellent reputation of the Art department someone with a can-do attitude, drive, flair, a team-spirit and patience is expected. The successful candidate need not hold an Art Degree though an interest in Art and in practical skills is important

Desired but not essential experience:

Skilled in practical multi-tasking. * Knowledge and experience of Art * Knowledge and experience in the demands in a high achieving Art School and boarding school environment * Knowledge of - Art Materials and Art Equipment * Understanding of - Relative order and tidiness in the Art School studios * Experience in - Working in a school environment

If you have the skill set and desire to work in a thriving Art department and help keep the school looking fantastic, please send all enquiries To be considered for the role you would need a fully enhanced DBS certificate on the DBS update service, or be willing to get one (can be applied for through Teaching Personnel).

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