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Art & Design and Design Technology Technician - Part-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-104-S
  • Posted:05/12/2022
  • Pay:£12,025 - £14,227 pro rata
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:17/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Art & Design and Design Technology Technician


Salary: TSAT Pay Group 3 £22,818 - £26,997 (Pro rata £12,025 - £14,227 for hours and weeks stated)

Start date: January 2023

Contract: Permanent, part time 3 days per week (flexibility can be discussed).  Term-time only plus 5 INSET days. 


We require an Art & Design and Design Technology Technician to join Goodwin Academy to manage the day to day running of the department classrooms.    The successful candidate will ensure that Health and Safety standards are met throughout the Art & Design and Design Technology departments.  They will be expected to give support to pupils, individually or in groups, to enable them to access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement.  They will also be a practitioner who will share their skills and knowledge of the creative industries to enrich staff pedagogy and student opportunities.


What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of roles and responsibilities please view the attached job description 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, together with effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Effective ICT skills 
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to motivate and to support learning
  • Additional language skills would be beneficial to support our diverse student population.
  • Previous experience of working with young people is desirable and the ability to contribute to the wider life of the school will be an advantage.


Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging key stage 3-5 mixed academy based in the heart of Deal.  At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for B = Brilliance, E = Enrichment, S = Society and T = Thinking.


What our Trust will offer you:

  • A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Excellent CPD opportunities across the Trust, wherever you are in your career.
  • Generous employer contribution to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Free secure on site parking.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/ Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers.

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

• Think about their Thinking • Be their Best self • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Simon Arnold
  • Address:The Thinking Schools Academy Trust,
    Park Crescent,
    ME4 6NR
  • Telephone: 03333 602050
  • Email: recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.