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Technician: Visual Arts & Design (0.5 term time) - Print / Textiles / Fashion specialism

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Contract:Support and term time

Salary:£17,566 per annum (pro rata for part time hours and to the term time contract over 39 weeks per year

Closing date:31/07/2021

Start date:TBC

The Creative Arts Department has a wide range of vocational programmes from Entry Level to level 3 including both vocation qualifications and an apprenticeship programme. The Creative Arts department comprises of Media, Music, Art and Design and Performing Arts provision and has its own commercial theatre.

As Technician for Art and Design you will have a specialism in the areas of Print, Textiles and Fashion However, you will also be able to support other aspects of the art and design curriculum.  As such you will be responsible for supporting staff and learners across the curriculum area and assist in various art and design processes.  You will also be responsible for the maintenance, distribution and storage of consumables, tools and equipment related to the vocational area.  You will manage an effective and efficient storage systems, maintain specialist tools, equipment and machinery to ensure staff and students have access to working and maintained resources at the right time for delivery and projects.

You will be responsible for ensuring all equipment is logged in and out and is ready for collection and return at agreed times and ensure that all equipment is fit for use and returned in good working order. 

You will support delivery teams and student groups by setting up a variety of resources and teaching aids and you will manage the safe operation of specialist facilities and ensure all resources, facilities and equipment comply with Health and Safety regulation.   You will also ensure all specialist areas and facilities are clean and tidy and comply with Health and Safety regulations.

You will be responsible for ensuring all equipment is maintained and ready for use and be required to undertake essential minor maintenance tasks. Larger or more specialist maintenance tasks will be completed by specialist companies arranged by the technician and/or college estates team.

You will be responsible for updating health and safety documentation and follow health and safety guidance.

You will assist the teaching teams in preparation of equipment, areas and workshops as well as supporting staff and students with the use of such equipment and processes within workshop settings.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.