Textiles & Art Technician
- Job Reference: 132950
- Date Posted: 13 May 2022
- Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
- Location: Uppingham
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Arts
- Job Type: Part Time Flex
- Work Hours: Part Time
This is an opportunity for a first-rate creative technician to join a creative and ambitious faculty within an award-winning centre with outstanding facilities.
The Textiles & Art Technician will provide technical support to all Textiles & Art staff, ensuring that rooms and workshops are set up for lessons, equipment is maintained, and health and safety requirements are met. They will also provide technical support to pupils who are producing exam projects or free time projects.
Key responsibilities will include:
Preparing teaching materials required for project and exam work (including paint, drawing materials, canvases and textiles materials).
Assisting in the safe maintenance of all machines and equipment in accordance with department schedules.
Maintaining a safe and tidy working environment at all times.
The role is based in the Leonardo Centre, where we have exceptional teaching spaces, professional-standard studio areas and fully equipped design technology workshops. The resources available include 3D printing, CAD design and laser cutting technology, CAD embroidery, ceramics and sculpture studios, photography, sound and video engineering studios, two fully equipped fashion and textile studios, and specialist resistant-materials workshops.
Textiles & Art Technician Requirements:
The ideal candidate will require experience in fashion, textiles, art, photography and/or ceramics with a willingness to learn new skills and adapt to new situations and demands as they arise.
In return, Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer. These include:
• 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
• Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual admin fee)
• Free staff lunches in term-time
• School fee day place discount for children of staff
• Retail and restaurant discounts, via Sodexo platform
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free annual ‘flu jabs
• Death in service cover with a lump sum of twice annual salary
• Westfield health care package
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Location: Uppingham, Rutland
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time (Term time)
Closing date for applications: Monday 6th June 2022 at 9am.
Interviews: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.
You may have experience of the following: Art Technician, CAD, Textiles, Art Studio, Textiles Technician, School Setting, Art Teacher, Design Technology, Textiles, Design Technology Workshop, Classroom Assistant, etc.
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